Dr.-Ashley_200x300one_ribbon_sDr. Blake Ashley, MD, FACS is board-certified in General Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He specializes in breast, general and colorectal surgery.

Dr. Ashley received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1994 from California State University, San Bernardino with highest honors. He was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a privilege reserved for the top 10 percent of medical students, and graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1999. Dr. Ashley completed his surgical internship and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in 2004. After completing residency, he joined the surgical team at South Orange County Surgical Medical Group.

Dr. Ashley holds privileges at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center Laguna Hills, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center San Clemente and the Surgical Center of Saddleback.

Dr. Ashley performs a variety of general surgical procedures and has personally performed over 5,000 operations since joining the practice. He performs laparoscopic, open and robotic surgeries and routinely treats hernias, gallbladder disease, colon disease, anorectal disease, skin/soft tissue disease, abdominal visceral disease and breast disease.

As member of a surgical group, Dr. Ashley believes in a team approach to help work toward the desired patient goal. Through the surgical practice he participates in research to help improve medical care and patient outcomes. He has held a variety of positions with the medical staff of the hospital and surgical center to help promote optimal patient care.

In his spare time, Dr. Ashley enjoys hiking, mountain biking, beach volleyball and traveling.

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Patient Testimonials:

“He’s a great surgeon. Very thorough in explanation of procedures. Great personality.”
Jul 31st, 2013, R.S.

“Dr. Ashley, on behalf of the family we would like to tell you how much we appreciate the patience and understanding that you showed.”
Feb 5th, 2012 J.F.

“Dr. Ashley, Thank you. You made me brand new.”
Oct 18th, 2012 I.G.

“Dr. Ashley, thank you for being my doctor. You are my angel!”
April 20th, 2013 C.A.

“Dr. Ashley, we are so grateful for all you did for my father. Thank you for your professionalism and your caring bedside manner.”
Sept 21st, 2013 K.T.