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Dr. John Ashkar, MD

Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Ashkar

John A Ashkar MD

355 Ovington Ave Ste 202 Brooklyn, NY 11209

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Dr. John Ashkar, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1996 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.


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(718) 621-7100

Dr. Ashkar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Plan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Ashkar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Ashkar, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1996 and specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1996
University Of Damascus
Medical School
1996

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Dr. Ashkar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ashkar

3.5

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(8)

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Spent over 30 minutes with me even though I was his last appointment. First time in my life I felt like a doctor wasn't rushing me out the door. He is a good doctor.
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