Dr. Kevin Ashby, MD

Dr. Kevin Ashby, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
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Dr. Kevin Ashby, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Laguna Hills, CA. Read his story

24221 Calle De La Louisa Ste 300

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Ashby's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ashby "Dr. Ashby earned his Medical Degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his Residency at the University of California San Diego. There he received a Chief Medical Resident's Award for Teaching. After Residency, he taught at the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine for a year and went on to complete a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Harbor UCLA. A native of Chicago, Dr. Ashby has lived in Southern California for several years. In his free time he enjoys bicycling, listening to jazz, and being a mentor to medical students. Kevin H. Ashby, MD is affiliated with Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and the Digestive Care Center in Laguna Hills, California."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ashby ""I studied medicine for two reasons: to help people and for the intellectual challenge.  I believe in treating all patients as if they were family. I learned that philosophy as a third year medical student and it still makes sense to me.""
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Americasdoctor Physician Orientation and Pi Training
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashby to family and friends
4.9
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Ashby's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Irvine, CA |
I have had a successful colonoscopy 2 weeks ago , few issues after it and he follows his patient situation. I would recommend him. K.Dinc
in San Clemente, CA |
I've been a patient of Dr Ashby' s for several years. I actually look forward to our visits! He is attentive, knowledgeable, thorough and compassionate. He and his staff make for the best possible experience! Highly recommend!
Mission Viejo, CA |
Dr. Ashby is attentive, kind, and dedicated. A lovely gentleman.
in Mission Viejo CA |
Very pleasant doctor. Eager to explain procedure, and answer any questions I had.
in Laguna Hills, CA |
One of the reasons I like Dr Ashby he is careful not over prescribe medication and is always recommending OTC first. His concerns for his patients is obvious at your first visit. This is a Doctor that has called on his vacation.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ashby accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ashby has admitting privileges

Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
1000 W Carson St
Torrance, CA 90502
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