Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 65

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1982. He is affiliated with UAB Hospital. His office accepts telehealth appointments.

Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD

Uab Hospital

1713 6th Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203
Telehealth services available

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(334) 934-5114
Telehealth services available

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  • Easy Scheduling
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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Ascherman's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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(334) 934-5114

Dr. Ascherman accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Ascherman's Reviews

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I have been an adult patient of Dr. Ascherman for more than ten years. He is a thoughtful, careful listener as well as a caring and compassionate person and he has been honest, direct and clear when I have needed his specific advice. Based on my personal, non-expert opinion, Dr. Ascherman has an excellent balance of psychological and pharmacological expertise in the treatment of major depression. Because I also have a number of other physical diseases, I have been amazed at the range of knowledge he has of other areas of medicine in addition to psychiatry.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Aug 11, 2020
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I have been bringing my child here since August and all they continue so is test her...not giving me any answers...when checking her pt portal the only things listed are her medications, however, they are incorrect. I still do not have a plan of care for her and she continues to be having the same issues.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Cartersville, GA – Nov 16, 2017
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Probably gets too personal when he should let the medication do the work.
What went well
  • Wait times
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
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Sulligent, AL – Nov 01, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

C F Menninger Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Case Western Reserve University
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Ascherman has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ascherman frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Adjustment Disorder , and Anxiety. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ascherman treats.

Where is Dr. Lee Ascherman, MD's office located?

Dr. Ascherman's office is located at 1713 6th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Uab Hospital

Uab Hospital1713 6th Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203
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Practice

Lee I Ascherman MD LLC1 Office Park Cir Ste 102 Mountain Brk, AL 35223
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UAB Hospital

Birmingham, AL

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)