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Dr. Melvin Ashford, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology*
4.6 (129)
Map Pin Small Maplewood, MN
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Melvin Ashford, MD

Dr. Melvin Ashford, MD is an Obstetrician Gynecologist in Maplewood, MN. They specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. They graduated from Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and is affiliated with M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital. Dr. Ashford, completed a residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Ashford an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Ashford works at Minnesota Women's Care in Maplewood, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ashford's Office Locations

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    Minnesota Women's Care
    2603 White Bear Ave N, Maplewood, MN 55109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 600-3035

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  • M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital

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Colporrhaphy
Colporrhaphy with Robotic Assist
Colposcopy
da Vinci® Gynecologic Procedure
da Vinci® Hysterectomy
da Vinci® Myomectomy
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
da Vinci® Sacrocolpopexy
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Female Sterilization
Fetal Cardiac Screening
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Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
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Open Hysterectomy
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Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
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Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pubovaginal Sling
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Sacrospinous Ligament Fixation
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
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Temperature-Controlled Radio Frequency Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
ThermiVa™ Non-Invasive Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
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Tubal Ligation
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Vaginectomy
Vaginoplasty
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    4.6
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    Specialties*
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1053321745
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency
    Internship
    • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Michigan
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology
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    Dr. Ashford works at Minnesota Women's Care in Maplewood, MN. View the full address on Dr. Ashford’s profile.

    129 patients have reviewed Dr. Ashford. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ashford.

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