Dr. Valerie Asher, MD

Dr. Valerie Asher, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Valerie Asher, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Yale University in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

2415 Musgrove Rd Ste 203

Silver Spring, MD 20904

Contact Information

(301) 989-2300

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

78  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Yale New Haven Hosp/Yale University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Asher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Asher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Asher to family and friends
30 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Asher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I don't care which school Dr. Asher went to, she clearly has mental health problems and anger management issues (among other things). She should be kept as far away from people as possible!
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Dr. Asher has been my ENT for the past decade. She has successfully treated me for several tonsil, throat and ear conditions. Most recently she reversed sudden hearing loss. She is an outstanding doctor and surgeon and is super smart. I highly recommend her. She takes time with her patients...more
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It's my good fortune to have been recently treated by Dr. Asher for an ear infection that was serious and excruciating. She saw me on short notice, understood the severity at once and was, within moments, working on my ear. Two days later, concerned about my progress, she arranged for care at a...more
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Dr. Asher is a very competent ear, nose and throat doctor. She helped me with an ear problem right away that other doctors could not diagnose. I am going back to her whenever I have a problem!
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I don't think the surgery Dr Asher recommended and performed for me was advisable and it left me with problems I didn't have before. I wish I had gotten a second opinion.
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