Benjamin F. Asher, MD Title: Otolaryngologist Education: Drexel University Expertise: Head and Neck Surgery, Chronic Systemic Illness, Natural and Integrative Healing Owner of the private practice Benjamin F. Asher, MD, FACSFellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American College of SurgeonsFormer faculty member at Harvard, Washington University, and Dartmouth medical schools Experience Benjamin F. Asher, MD, FACS, is a board-certified otolaryngologist operating his own private practice in New York City. Dr. Asher has previously served on the faculty at Harvard, Washington University, and Dartmouth medical schools. He is also currently a meditation teacher. Dr. Asher has also worked at the Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound and the Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinic. His interests include integrative and functional medicine.Dr. Asher is one of the leading physicians treating Lyme disease related to ENT specialties. He has published scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and review articles including speaking at several national and internal lectures. Dr. Asher is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Rhinologic Society and the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Education Dr. Asher received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College. He completed his surgery internship at Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia and a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology at The Children’s Hospital in Boston. He also completed his otolaryngology training at the University of Iowa. Dr. Asher also studied cranial osteopathy and medical hypnosis. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.