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Surgical Specialist
37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nancy Ascher is Good. Dr. Ascher has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nancy Ascher, MD, PHD is board certified in Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Cancer Chemoembolization (Therapeutic Chemoembolization)
  • Esophageal and Gastric Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Kidney Transplant (Renal Transplant)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Cirrhosis (Alcoholic)
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Failure
  • Liver Failure (Acute)
  • Liver Removal (Hepatectomy)
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Organ Transplantation
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Education & Awards

Dr. Ascher graduated from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. She has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Kidney Transplantation
Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
Liver Cancer (Liver Neoplasm)
Liver Diseases
Liver Transplantation
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Ascher has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nancy L Ascher MD and PHD is a female Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nancy L. Ascher practice?
Dr. Nancy Ascher has 1 office location.
Dr. Nancy Ascher practices Surgery near San Francisco, CA.
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