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About Dr. Ashok K Joshi MD
Dr. Ashok K Joshi has the following 2 specialties
- Emergency Medicine
An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Ashok K Joshi has the following 8 expertise
- Weight Loss
- Flu (Human Influenza)
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
Dr. Ashok K Joshi is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Ashok K Joshi - Posted on April 13th, 2019
Doctor, Friend, Life Saver
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ashok K Joshi - Posted on March 3rd, 2019
I've been a patient of Dr Joshi for almost 20 years. He never rushes me out of the room, always engages, Doc provides facts and relatable analogies to help explain certain conditions/issues that make it easy to understand. Just this week Doc saved my life. After traveling for work and visiting an out of town ER, Doc told me I needed to go to the ER at LGH, they did the SAME test the out of town ER did and they found the issue... he didn't hesitate, only apologized that he couldnt get me out of pain for the ride over.
Friendly and thorough
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ashok K Joshi - Posted on May 11th, 2015
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ashok K Joshi - Posted on April 29th, 2013
I've been seeing the Doctor for about 6 years now. He's very personable, spends and really spends the time to get to know me and the issues i'm having. Helped me overcome alcoholism and saved my liver and my life! I get I wait a little when I go in but it's always been worth it. I doubt another doctor would have cared enough to take the time to sort out the problems I was having. Thanks Dr. J.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Ashok K Joshi - Posted on June 21st, 2012
38 Years Experience
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Graduated in 1981
University Of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Ashok K Joshi Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
Tufts Health Plan
- Tufts PPO
More about Dr. Ashok K Joshi
I have been practicing Internal and Emergency Medicine for 33 years and have been practicing in my current location serving the patients of the communities of Billerica, Lowell, Chelmsford and Burlington for 20 years. My approach to medical care is that we are at the starting point for your medical issue and I am your "quarterback" for coordinating your care with specialist. I strive to provide high quality medical care with compassion and care.
Locations & DirectionsMERRIMACK VALLEY PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES INC, 221 Boston Rd Ste 8, North Billerica, MA
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