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Dr. Bahige Asaker has the following 1 specialty
- 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. Bahige Asaker has the following 10 expertise
- Weight Loss
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
- Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Bahige Asaker - Posted on September 24th, 2018
Self-verified patient of Dr. Bahige Asaker - Posted on July 27th, 2017
Does not listen to anybody who might have valuable input for his patient. He does not listen at all and does his own thing. He feels he is the doctor and has all the answers. He does not look at his patients charts thoroughly . He has had my mom on simvastatin for cholesterol for years .. She can barely walk now, I had to fight to get him to change her cholesterol. He is a QUACK. I am 65 years old and know enough to know that he is totally mismanaging him.Unfortunately my mom , a VERY VERY young 90 is slowly getting bedridden because of her legs. Under his care she was in A-Fib and knew nothing of it until I insisted that she see a heart specialist who put her in the hospital immediatedly. Then weeks later she had to go back in the hospital for a BLOOD transfusion and three bags of Does not listen to anybody who might have valuable input for his patient. He does not listen at all and does his own thing. He feels he is the doctor and has all the answers. He does not look at his patients charts thoroughly . He has had my mom on simvastatin for cholesterol for years .. She can barely walk now, I had to fight to get him to change her cholesterol. He is a QUACK. I am 65 years old and know enough to know that he is totally mismanaging her.
FORGET ABOUT HIM
Self-verified patient of Dr. Bahige Asaker - Posted on April 10th, 2012
Self-verified patient of Dr. Bahige Asaker - Posted on January 11th, 2012
Self-verified patient of Dr. Bahige Asaker - Posted on May 12th, 2011
I have seen him 5 times and that is enough for me. While he seems to be pleasant enough at first he doesnt like too many questions about side effects of medication especially if you have them. Not too knowledgeable about medications (thought hydrocodone 7.5 was percocet). Far too concerned about time. I clocked him for one appointment at 4 minutes, not kiddingI timed it. Has never taken my blood pressure even after I told him my Rheumatologist put me on high BP meds. I also have vitamin B-12 deficiency and he ignored that. On one appointment I asked about seeing a pain specialist and he told me he knew of no one in the area. 2 months later I asked him again after a referral from my Rheumatologist and he gave me the names of 3 in the area. Seems to be afraid to deal with chronic pain patients in general. I have RA & Fibromyalgia & he said Pain Specialists or pain meds will not help you. I almost cried. Office staff is the WORST.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Asaker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
35 Years Experience
University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Dr. Bahige Asaker 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
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- First Health PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
- Tufts PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsASAKER MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, 1020 Pleasant St, Brockton, MA
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