Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 72

Dr. Ascher
Accepting new patients

Ucsf Medical Center

505 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA 94143

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(415) 476-1000

Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School medical school in 1974. She is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ascher to book an appointment.

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Dr. Ascher is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus San Francisco, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ascher's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ascher performs Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Ascher performs this procedure more than 76% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Pediatric Heart Transplants
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Renal Transplant
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Ileus
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ascher treats Ileus more than 60% of her peers

Dr. Ascher treats this condition more than 60% of her peers

Liver Transplant
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ascher performs Liver Transplant more than 55% of her peers

Dr. Ascher performs this procedure more than 55% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Pediatric Liver Transplants

Dr. Ascher's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Organ Transplant
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Transplant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Dr. Ascher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
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
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University of Minnesota
Fellowship Hospital
1981
University of Minnesota
Residency Hospital
1975
University of Minnesota
Internship Hospital
1974
University of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ascher frequently treats Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy, Ileus, and Liver Transplant. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Ascher treats.

Where is Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD's office located?

Dr. Ascher's office is located at 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Ucsf Medical Center505 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA 94143
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Limited To Official University Duties On513 Parnassus Ave Rm S320 San Francisco, CA 94143
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Affiliated Hospitals

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UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

San Francisco, CA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)