Dr. Kheder Ashker, MD

Dr. Kheder Ashker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. Kheder Ashker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cumberland, MD and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

625 Kent Ave Ste 306

Cumberland, MD 21502

Contact Information

(301) 724-7027

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Ashker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashker treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Ashker treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Myelopathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashker treats Myelopathy more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Ashker treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Bone Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ashker treats Bone Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ashker treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Ashker's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kheder Ashker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cumberland, MD and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1977
    W Va U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1975
    Upmc-Shadyside Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1975
  • 1974
    Upmc-Shadyside Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1972
    Damascus Univ
    Medical School
    1972

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ashker

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
40%
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Dr Ashker saved my health both physically and mentally. After 4 months of excruciating pain and of trying to get through the medical system hoops and red tape in order to get a referral, I was finally fortunate to get an appointment with Dr Ashker. Where all others had misdiagnosed, Dr Ashker...Read More
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He literally saved my ability to walk.
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Couldn't get a word in, when I did finally got to ask a question, I was told my pain isn't real. Now I am not a doctor, and every patient is different , As a human being. Our level's of pain may be high or low levels, but ine things is true. Pain IS REAL. I take it very personal when someone...Read More
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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