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Website: Owensboro Health Medical Group

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Call: 270-377-2626

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Ashley Gabbard

Ashley Gabbard, DO

Specializing in Internal Medicine
  • One Health
Gender:
Female
Year joined staff:
2016

Languages

  • English

Education & Training

Education

2005
Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Science - Biology
2007
University of Kentucky, MPH, Epidemiology
2013
University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

2016
Grandview Medical Center, Osteopathic Internal Medicine Residency

Biography

A patient's message

Read the message sent to Dr. Gabbard on National Doctors' Day.

"Dr. Ashley Gabbard is a wonderful doctor. She cares about you and listens to you. She is one of the best in her field. I would recommend her to anyone. She has helped me in so many ways. I am glad she is my doctor. Thank you Ashley." - Susan C.

"Thanks Dr. Ashley Gabbard for your experienced excellent care, and bedside manner. Your attentiveness to your patients needs, and concerns is very appreciated. You always explain in 'easy to understand terms' a diagnosis and course of treatment. We are lucky to have a physician like yourself in our community!!! My family and I thank you." - Mark

"Thank You Dr. Ashley for taking my husband and I in as patients. You are an amazing Dr. and a friend. I hope we never have to switch doctors again!! Thank you for being so kind and caring." - Susan J.

"Dr. Gabbard you have been like a blessing from God to me. Not only have I been blessed by your kindness and compassion, your medical expertise is second to none. THANK YOU for always being you." - Janice

"Thank you, Dr. Gabbard for treating me with the utmost of care and love. God has blessed you with all the qualities of being a wonderful doctor and person. I'm so thankful and grateful for you and your office staff. You are truly an asset to the medical profession." - Gayle

"I just wanted to thank you for taking care of me. When I was diagnosed with Lupus I was told there were no treatment. I would have to live with it. You have been a tremendous part of me being able to function at work and being able to raise 2 wonderful grandchildren. You are so kind and giving. I trust you with my life." - Beverly

"Dr. (Ashley) Gabbard, you have been the kindest, most efficient and knowledgeable doctor I’ve had the pleasure of seeing. Thank you for really listening and taking everything I say seriously, something that isn’t always done, especially for women. I wish I could bring you back to New York with me because I will miss you tremendously!" - Stacy

"Thank you so much for your kindness and excellent care. I appreciate your willingness to work me in when necessary." - Barbara

"Thank you Dr. Ashley Gabbard for always listening to my concerns and staying on top of my medical needs! You are the best!!" - Sherri

"Dr. Gabbard, just wanted to drop you a quick note and let you know how much I appreciate you and your staff. I have had a few different primary care doctors over the years and I will have to say that you have taken very good care of me. I don't know how you find the time to check up on me, but you do!! I really appreciate the care and the time that you spend with me during our appointments. You really do put your patient's interest and well being first. Again, Happy Doctor's Day, and thank you for all that you do." - Melanie

"Dr. Gabbard, thank you so much for being kind, and compassionate. I know I can talk to you about my problems and you will listen. May God richly bless you with the knowledge you need to do your job. Thank You." - Angela

"I want to recognize Dr. Ashley Gabbard for being compassionate to me, as her patient. She is concerned about my health problems and advises me the best treatment for me. She always has time and explains so I understand the treatment. Thank you." - Peggy

Teaching or Professional Positions

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY                                                     Johnson City, TN

Appalachian Preceptorship: July 2010

  • Worked for Dayspring Health Center as a rising second year medical student intern
    • Performed literature review & survey development in a breastfeeding barriers project aimed toward Appalachian women
    • Shadowed various physicians and health care providers in the areas of Family Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Surgery

VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY                                                             Nashville, TN

Program Coordinator: September 2007-August 2008

  • Worked for HIV Vaccine Program as a Community Educator & Recruiter for various clinical trials
    • Performed community outreach events through speaking engagements and presentations
    • Educated potential volunteers and guided them through the consent and screening process of clinical trials

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY                                                                         Lexington, KY

Graduate Assistant: August 2006-July 2007

  • Worked for Department of Health Services Management completing literature reviews, grant proposals, and abstract submissions for a variety of national conferences
  • Demonstrated writing, research, and analytical skills with work on:
    • Public Health Services Research (PHSR) database (sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
    • National Public Health Performance Standards (sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)
    • Typology of Local Public Health Departments (sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Professional Memberships

  • Grandview Medial Center Ethics Committee-Resident Member, Grandview Medical Education Resident Advisory Committee-Internal Medicine Representative

Honors, Awards, etc.

American Osteopathic Association Council of Interns & Residents Ohio Ambassador-2014-Present; Grandview Medical Center Intern of the Year-2014; Grandview Emergency Medicine Off-Service Intern of the Year-2014; ETSU Appalachian Preceptorship July 2010, PCSOM Class of 2013 Vice President 2010-2011, American Osteopathic Association (AOA) TOUCH Pin Award Recipient (50+ volunteer hours) 2008-2009 & 2009-2010, PCSOM Community Service Award 2008-2009, PCSOM Eula Hall Award 2008-2009, 2009-2010,  & 2010-2011, National Dean’s List honoree 2006-2007, inducted into the Beta Gamma chapter of Delta Omega at the University of Kentucky, University of Kentucky College of Public Health Community Service/Partnerships Award

Board Certified

  • ACLS, BLS certification through Grandview Medical Center Medical Education; July 2013-Present
  • FCCS critical care certification through Grandview Medical Center, November 2013

Publications

  • Oral Health in Fayette County Schoolchildren; MPH thesis, defended July 2007; published for University of Kentucky Graduate Library August 2007