About Dr. Matthew D Ashmun MD

Dr. Matthew D Ashmun, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, KY. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

3 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matthew D Ashmun is Great. Dr. Matthew D Ashmun has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Matthew D Ashmun is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.


get directions LEXINGTON CLINIC
1221 S Broadway
Lexington, KY 40504


Dr. Matthew D Ashmun has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Matthew D Ashmun has the following 10 expertise

  • Hepatitis C
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation


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I just can't read you.....

I saw Dr. Ashmun for Crohn's Disease which I have had for 27 years. We discussed the symptoms that I was having and it should have been a red flag that I had lost 40 pounds in less than 6 months, effortlessly. I was having leg cramps, eye twitching and abdominal cramping. He replied, I just can't read you. I was speechless and did not know what to think because I had never been told that from a doctor. He suggested blood work and sample of bowel movement so I did the bloodwork and I do not remember hearing back with the results which I already knew that I had to keep shopping for a new gastroenterologist. I was only shopping doctors because my last gastroenterologist was no longer practicing. I found a new gastroenterologist and they recognized there was a problem on my first visit after I described the same symptoms and immediately sent me for a colonoscopy. I ended up having a bowel resection surgery because of stricture (narrowing) and part of the bowel had collapsed, they described it as a flattened water hose. I am glad that I did not wait any longer to take action or I could have faced emergency surgery or died from malabsorption. Above is the serious issue but here is a side note, I told Dr. Ashmun that I only smoked 1/2 pack cigarettes a day but had completely eliminated carbonated beverages, he did not see the harm in drinking sodas or smoking a few cigarettes a day. I have never heard that from another doctor. In fact, my surgeon told me to stop smoking immediately and I did. It has been over a year now. I felt compelled to share this experience because it was a very frustrating process.

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Great Dr

Totally put me at ease and had wonderful bedside manner. Seemed very knowledgeable about various GI disorders. Would definitely recommend.

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Dr. Matthew D Ashmun Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus

Locations & Directions

LEXINGTON CLINIC, 1221 S Broadway, Lexington, KY
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