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Dr. John Absher, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Absher

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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(864) 454-4500

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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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

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

Dr. Absher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Absher

2.4

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
28.30188679245283%
(15)
4 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
3 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
2 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
1 Star
60.37735849056604%
(32)

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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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