Dr. Kenneth Ashton, MD

Dr. Kenneth Ashton, MD

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Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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52 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Kenneth Ashton, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

Southwest Heart and Lung

10930 N Tatum Blvd Ste 103

Phoenix, AZ 85028
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Actions Healthcare Management
  • Aetna
  • Alta Health Network
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ashton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thoracentesis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Ashton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thymomas
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38  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Arizona
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashton's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashton to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Ashton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Ashton conducted a VATS to determine the cause of my condition. He was highly recommended and took every single precautionary steep along the way to determine the root cause. I would highly recommend him at all cause for any condition he treats.
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