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Karen Ashby, MD

Karen Ashby, MD



107 Ratings 22 Reviews


OB/GYN-General, OB/GYN-Gynecology

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First Available: Friday, Jan 15


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  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine


  • Community Outreach
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Health Education
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Bleeding Disorders, Fibroids, Pelvic Pain, Endometriosis, Pelvic Prolapse
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Uterine Fibroids

Languages Spoken


Office Locations

Cleveland MacDonald Women's Hospital Suite 1200

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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UH Ahjua Medical Center

1000 Auburn Dr
Beachwood OH, 44122

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UH Department of OB/GYN

5850 Landerbrook Dr
Mayfield Heights OH, 44124

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.4 out of 5

107 Ratings

Patient Comments (22)

Reviewed On 10/1/2020
Dr Ashby was a excellent provider.

Reviewed On 9/1/2020
Dr. Ashby was wonderful, the girl that brought me back- think she was a LPN was extremely nice and was actually very thorough ***

Reviewed On 9/1/2020
Dr. Ashby always takes time to answer my questions.

Reviewed On 9/1/2020
excellent provider. any questions i had she was willing to answer. she didn't rush the appointment rather I didn't feel rushed like i have with other providers.

Reviewed On 9/1/2020
Dr Ashby is a terrific OB/GYN. While it's not an experience I look forward to (annual exam), she is a person who is easy to talk to and makes the experience pleasant. Dr Ashby is a wonderful doctor and person.

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
Love Dr. Ashby, she is thorough & professional. Very easy to talk to. I have referred several people to Dr. Ashby.

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
I can not speak highly enough about Dr. Ashby. Gyn exams are always unpleasant due to the nature of the exam, and she goes out of her way to make sure that her patients are as comfortable as possible while still maintaining their health. I think that this is an art form, and Dr. Ashby as perfected it.

Reviewed On 8/4/2020
they always do a great job when I am there and they are always friendly! hats off to this team at UH !

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Not provider I usually see, did not introduce self or explain why I was seeing her instead of usual OB provider. Did not really discuss my care, just asked how I was doing and if I had any questions. Visit took less than 10 minutes.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
excellent, personal, professional provider

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
never experienced such a rude provider

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
very good experience. she was excellent with me

Reviewed On 5/1/2020
Dr. Ashby is wonderful!!

Reviewed On 3/29/2020
love Dr. Ashby - she is the best

Reviewed On 3/7/2020
Dr. Ashby was excellent. ***

Reviewed On 2/19/2020
She was quick to identify a possible cause after a physical exam, but I felt rushed in explaining my symptoms/ wasn't able to expand on them.

Reviewed On 2/4/2020
love her wouldn't choose anyone else to be my provider during this time while carrying my baby .

Reviewed On 2/2/2020
this was my first time seeing the doctor. I was first patient of the day. dr was 45 mins late to my appointment. spent maybe 10 mins with me. felt like she barely had time to see me. did not make a good experience. will not go back to this doctor.

Reviewed On 1/31/2020
I love Dr. Ashby. she cares and makes every appt all about me. she is personable and cares about what I have to say

Reviewed On 12/27/2019
Great provider and makes you feel comfortable

Reviewed On 12/26/2019
love Dr. Ashby!!!

Reviewed On 12/4/2019
I have been seeing Dr. Ashby for several years for my annual gynecological exam. She is an excellent doctor and I will continue to see her in the future.

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Residency | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology - Mount Sinai Medical Center Of Cleveland (1990 - 1994)

Residency | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (1989 - 1990)

Internship | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center (1988 - 1989)

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine (1988)

Princeton University (1984)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

View UH’s policy (PDF) on practitioner-industry relationships.

As of December 31, 2016, Karen Ashby did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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