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Dr. John Absher, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Absher
200 Patewood Dr Ste 350 Greenville, SC 29615

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Dr. John Absher, MD is a neurology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Absher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Absher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absher treats Brain Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Absher treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absher treats Thrombosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Absher treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Absher treats Migraine more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Absher treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine

Dr. Absher's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Dr. Absher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Absher

2.3

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
27.77777777777778%
(15)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
61.111111111111114%
(33)

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My husband had an appointment with Dr. Absher today. He was very professional and addressed all of our questions with kindness and clarity. He also gave us practical options for follow up evaluation. His Nurse Practioner was also professional and well qualified to address my husband's concerns. My husband is a physician and I am a nurse and we both believe that Dr. Absher is not only well trained, but also well educated and knowledgeable in his specialty.
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Horrible, uncaring and does not listen. After going over my History I had a migraine and he went out and got me a medicine to drink. After taking this I had this headache for 3 days. When I researched the medicine I found that it could have killed me since I had by pass surgery a few months before... Doctor is a idiot for giving it to me...
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He is s rude. I was there once when he had a student. They both went out snickering at me and the description of my ailment, and referred me to a psycho-neurologist! I was astonished! He is very aloof and behaves as if he doesn't want to touch his patients. Once I was forgotten and left in the waiting room for about an hour. The waiting room is small and usually crowded. My doctor recently referred me to him again. I refuse to go. They are now looking for another neurologist. Don't use him
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As I sit as I do for the last few years retracing the steps when my child first became ill. Dr.absher #1 No bedside manner #2 my child was getting worse finally I called an E.N.T. after examining him he came back to say He had gotten a appt. At M.U.S.C. E.N.T. he needed aggressive medical attention 2years later over 4 million $ we buried MY child he was misdiagnosed we lost precious time I lost a precious child our lives forever changed by the Grace of God we are growing in our walk
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If I could leave Dr. Absher zero stars I would. He twice treated me during hospitilization and both times failed to even TRY to diagnose me. Because my symptoms were tricky, he decided it must all be in my head. I would not let my dog be treated by this smug arrogant doctor. He cares nothing for his patients.
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Bad bedside manners, cocky and just unprofessional. His partner is just as bad. Also talks bad about other patients.
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we really did like Dr Absher with our frist visit he eplaine all the test that was ordered and the words I couldnot unstand he broke them down for me he was not in a hurry to leave us and we are looking forward for my husband next appointment april 15 mem
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Personally connects with his patients and their specific problems on a professional level. Is genuinely concerned for their overall wellbeing. Searches for the underlying cause of the problem and doesn't try to mask it like so many others,I had been ignored by other Specialists as someone they couldn't help for chronic, complicated migraines,after having two non-aggressive brain hemorrhages and seeing Dr. Absure, he saw me for the migraines and we have had success in controlling them. Dedicated
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Dr. Absher refused care due to my injuries being the result of a car accident where another driver was at fault. We do not accept patients injured in car accidents. I was referred by my primary care physician. Dr. Absher is in it for easy money and does not care about his patients. Do yourself a favor and stay away.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Absher, MD is a neurology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1986 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
Residency Hospital
University Of MD Med Sys
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Virginia / Main Campus
Medical School
1986

Awards

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78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

89% Patient experience rating, 20% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)