Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD

Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

1840 South St Ste 2

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University South Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ashburn does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ashburn and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ashburn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashburn to family and friends
1.6
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ashburn's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    POOR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    POOR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Philadelphia, PA |
If you wanted to be pawned off on a "pain fellow" (intern)i rather than be treated by Dr Ashburn, then the Penn Pain Medicine Center is for you. I had a horrible experience here. Mis-diagnosed, left for an hour in a room, passed from doctor to doctor with no one taking ownership of my problem. Horrible time getting a scheduled procedure and zero follow up. Just about the worst medical care I can think of. Tried to discuss side effects of medication, but they could not have cared less.
in Philadelphia, PA |
A wonderful doctor, which from 2016 is almost impossible to see anymore.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ashburn accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Ashburn has admitting privileges

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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