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Laurence Vernon Ashbacher, MD

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My specialty:
Ped Neonatology

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I am Dr. Laurence Ashbacher. I have been practicing pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente for more than 35 years. Practicing medicine here has been very rewarding and challenging. I attempt to care for each child as if they were my own grandchildren.

Biography

Originally, I am from the East Coast. I was born in Georgia and, as the son of an Army officer, have traveled to many places. I chose medicine as a career from an early age and have never lost sight of the goal to serve people as a doctor. I have been a pediatrician for more than 35 years and still enjoy the work and the challenge of medicine.

About my practice

I work with a great group of pediatricians and nurse practitioners to provide the best care possible to our young members. Our staff loves children and we strive to make each encounter enjoyable.

How I thrive

I enjoy the outdoors, especially the mountains and the desert. I backpack and hike as much as possible. I like to travel throughout America, as well as abroad. Meeting people from different countries and cultures has always intrigued me.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Pediatrics Department
4650 Palm Ave, San Diego, CA 92154

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-800-290-5000 (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Information
  • 619-528-5000
  • Pharmacy information/refills by phone
  • 1-866-385-2645 (toll free)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami , FL

Board certification

Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics

Medical training

Internship

Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia , PA

Residency

Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia , PA

Residency

Pediatrics

Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami , FL

Joined Permanente Medical Group

1979

Active license information

License number

G36605

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1528127271
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This page was last updated on:

11/15/2018