Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD

Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Michael Ashburn, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of South Alabama / College of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine.

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
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Ashburn'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

3  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*

49  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
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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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11  Procedures

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

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Dr. Ashburn's Reviews

1.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashburn to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

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)

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. ...more
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A wonderful doctor, which from 2016 is almost impossible to see anymore.
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