What We Do

Conditions treated and services provided

Innovative and non-surgical approaches that reach beyond convention.
Initial consultations with Dr. Asher are forty-five to sixty minutes. He works with both adults and children.

medicine bottles

Customized treatment recommendations are drawn from a full complement of Western and alternative therapies; protocols are designed to offer the least invasive and most effective approach available.

Acid Reflux (GERD/LPR)

Allergies (inhalant and food) – more info

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Low Back Pain

Lyme Disease and other Tick Borne Illness

Meniere’s Disease

Mitigating the side effects of head and neck cancer treatments

Mold Bio-toxin Sensitivity and Illness

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Otitis Media (ear infections)

Recurrent Tonsillitis

Sleep Disorders

Sinusitis

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

Tinnitus

Vertigo

Voice Disorders

Complex, chronic disorders that have been unsuccessfully treated with standard medical care

The most valuable experience I gained in over twenty years in the operating room is knowing when not to operate.” — Dr. Asher

Surgery, although sometimes appropriate, always has inherent risks. Therefore, a conservative approach is strongly advised.

It is frequently beneficial to explore less invasive solutions—even if those approaches are based on empirical evidence or have limited success – when delaying surgical treatment will not have an adverse effect.

Dr. Asher, a highly skilled and successful surgeon, is a former professor of surgery. He believes he can be of greatest service to his patients by devoting all of his efforts and distinct abilities toward non-surgical solutions. His expertise in alternative modalities makes him uniquely qualified to assess the pros, cons, necessity, urgency, and efficacy of surgery for specific Ear, Nose, and Throat diseases.

When surgery is determined to be the proper recourse, Dr. Asher will help match you to the best surgeon for your particular needs.


We look forward to interfacing with all your other health providers, conventional and non-conventional alike.

Integrative medicine is a vast and rapidly expanding field. Dr. Asher is unparalleled in his ability to assist patients in navigating through the complex world of complementary modalities.

He has worked in cooperation with acupuncturists, chiropractors, nutritionists, structural body workers, physical and speech therapists, movement therapists, Ayurvedic, homeopathic , and naturopathic physicians – and he is always interested in investigating innovative modalities and practices.

grand canyon panorama

Our practice offers the following more comprehensive wellness support services:

  • Practical and hands-on special diet support
  • Identifying appropriate ancillary services and providers in NYC and beyond; advice on how to best integrate those practices
  • For a limited number of patients, Dr. Asher will serve as your personal Wellness Coordinator — holding the “big picture” for individuals embarking on a multifaceted healing journey. He will consult with you before you integrate additional health services or practitioners – whether conventional or alternative – and offer guidance as to how each disparate modality will impact the whole. When appropriate, he will consult directly with your other providers. Please note: This service is by special request and assessment; fees are determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • A 90-day Transformation via Illness Program
  • House call services upon request (limited areas)

Asher Manual Technique — The cornerstone of his practice, this technique has its roots in Dr. Asher’s decades as a surgeon where he honed his kinesthetic skills and deep understanding of relational anatomy. Further developed by the extensive study of cranial osteopathy, myofascial therapy, and energy medicine – Dr. Asher’s unique approach is enhanced by his own innate intuitive gifts and his encounters with Shamanic practitioners. This hands-on technique assists him in assessing health, establishing the healing relationship with each patient, and addressing both symptoms and underlying concerns. Particularly effective for headaches, facial pain, neck pain, TMJ, tinnitus, vertigo, ear infections and other chronic pain syndromes. This technique has helped countless performers combat vocal fatigue is also helpful for voice disorders such as muscle tension dysphonia.

diagnostics_banner-01

Diagnostic:

Nasal endoscopy — Provides a detailed visual inspection of the nasal cavities.

Video pharyngoscopy/laryngoscopy — Provides a detailed visual evaluation of the throat area and vocal cords.

Laryngeal stroboscopy — State-of-the-art account of the vocal cords in action.

Tympanometry — Evaluates middle ear pressure and Eustachian tube function for children with ear infections (otitis media) and others with ear pain and pressure.

Nutritional evaluation — Assessment of micronutrient and vitamin deficiencies (via outside laboratory testing) for patients with complex chronic pain, sinusitis, allergies, and recurrent upper respiratory infections.

Therapeutic:

Manual Therapy (described above)

IV Therapies — Antioxidant and nutritional infusions for optimal health and healing.

Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna Click here for more details

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergies (more info about SLIT here)

Hands-on Energy Field Healing — At times, one (or more) additional practitioners may brought in to augment a manual therapy session (patient consent obtained in advance).

Guided meditations — using imagery and providing instruction on meditation and other stress reduction techniques.

Reconnective Healing™ — aids in return to an optimal state of balance. During this session patients are brought into relationship with a fully comprehensive spectrum of healing frequencies that consists of energy, light, and information.

WHY WE OFFER THIS SERVICE

Infrared heaters warm objects without having to warm the air between the heat source and the object. Where a traditional sauna must heat the air, requiring very hot temperatures ranging between 180° and 225°F, an infrared sauna provides therapeutic results at temperatures between 85° and 160°F. The lower temperatures do not dry out the mucus membranes of the body, are well tolerated and offer a variety of health benefits. Infrared heat penetrates between one and one half inches below the skin surface, so the body can perspire faster at a lower temperature. The infrared sauna enhances the body’s ability to detoxify. In a regular sauna, perspiration is primarily water and salt. In an infrared sauna, perspiration contains up to 15% of particulates – chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxins that are hard to remove from the body. The body’s enzymes work more efficiently and circulation is increased. The full-spectrum infrared sauna employs not only the common far-infrared heat, but also near and mid-infrared heaters, which provide enhanced health benefits including:

  • Promoting detoxification of heavy metals, plastics and all fat-stored toxins
  • Infrared saunas are used around the world by doctors and clinics specializing in detoxification programs. European clinics have been using them for nearly twenty years.
  • Increasing circulation and promoting cardiovascular conditioning
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Stimulation of the immune system
  • Skin health
  • Reduction of pain

Beneficial applications:

  • Pre-Bodywork (PT, Chiropractic, Massage): infrared heat treatments loosen and soften tissues
  • Post-Bodywork: excrete wastes circulating in lymph from bodywork
  • Detoxification critical component of detoxification protocols used 1 to 5 x/week to facilitate the elimination of fat-stored toxins
  • General wellness and immune stimulation: increased circulation and body temperatures boost immune response

Customized treatment recommendations are drawn from a full complement of Western and alternative therapies; protocols are designed to offer the least invasive and most effective approach available.

Acid Reflux (GERD/LPR)

Allergies (inhalant and food) – more info

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Low Back Pain

Lyme Disease and other Tick Borne Illness

Meniere’s Disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mitigating the side effects of head and neck cancer treatments

Mold Bio-toxin Sensitivity and Illness

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Otitis Media (ear infections)

Recurrent Tonsillitis

Sleep Disorders

Sinusitis

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

Tinnitus

Vertigo

Voice Disorders

Complex, chronic disorders that have been unsuccessfully treated with standard medical care

The most valuable experience I gained in over twenty years in the operating room is knowing when not to operate.” — Dr. Asher

Surgery, although sometimes appropriate, always has inherent risks. Therefore, a conservative approach is strongly advised.

It is frequently beneficial to explore less invasive solutions—even if those approaches are based on empirical evidence or have limited success – when delaying surgical treatment will not have an adverse effect.

Dr. Asher, a highly skilled and successful surgeon, is a former professor of surgery. He believes he can be of greatest service to his patients by devoting all of his efforts and distinct abilities toward non-surgical solutions. His expertise in alternative modalities makes him uniquely qualified to assess the pros, cons, necessity, urgency, and efficacy of surgery for specific Ear, Nose, and Throat diseases.

When surgery is determined to be the proper recourse, Dr. Asher will help match you to the best surgeon for your particular needs.

 

We look forward to interfacing with all your other health providers, conventional and non-conventional alike.

Integrative medicine is a vast and rapidly expanding field. Dr. Asher is unparalleled in his ability to assist patients in navigating through the complex world of complementary modalities.

He has worked in cooperation with acupuncturists, chiropractors, nutritionists, structural body workers, physical and speech therapists, movement therapists, Ayurvedic, homeopathic , and naturopathic physicians – and he is always interested in investigating innovative modalities and practices.

grand canyon panorama

Our practice offers the following more comprehensive wellness support services:

  • Practical and hands-on special diet support
  • Identifying appropriate ancillary services and providers in NYC and beyond; advice on how to best integrate those practices
  • For a limited number of patients, Dr. Asher will serve as your personal Wellness Coordinator — holding the “big picture” for individuals embarking on a multifaceted healing journey. He will consult with you before you integrate additional health services or practitioners – whether conventional or alternative – and offer guidance as to how each disparate modality will impact the whole. When appropriate, he will consult directly with your other providers. Please note: This service is by special request and assessment; fees are determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • A 90-day Transformation via Illness Program
  • House call services upon request (limited areas)

Asher Manual Technique — The cornerstone of his practice, this technique has its roots in Dr. Asher’s decades as a surgeon where he honed his kinesthetic skills and deep understanding of relational anatomy. Further developed by the extensive study of cranial osteopathy, myofascial therapy, and energy medicine – Dr. Asher’s unique approach is enhanced by his own innate intuitive gifts and his encounters with Shamanic practitioners. This hands-on technique assists him in assessing health, establishing the healing relationship with each patient, and addressing both symptoms and underlying concerns. Particularly effective for headaches, facial pain, neck pain, TMJ, tinnitus, vertigo, ear infections and other chronic pain syndromes. This technique has helped countless performers combat vocal fatigue is also helpful for voice disorders such as muscle tension dysphonia.

diagnostics_banner-01

Diagnostic:

Nasal endoscopy — Provides a detailed visual inspection of the nasal cavities.

Video pharyngoscopy/laryngoscopy — Provides a detailed visual evaluation of the throat area and vocal cords.

Laryngeal stroboscopy — State-of-the-art account of the vocal cords in action.

Tympanometry — Evaluates middle ear pressure and Eustachian tube function for children with ear infections (otitis media) and others with ear pain and pressure.

Nutritional evaluation — Assessment of micronutrient and vitamin deficiencies (via outside laboratory testing) for patients with complex chronic pain, sinusitis, allergies, and recurrent upper respiratory infections.

Therapeutic:

Manual Therapy (described above)

IV Therapies — Antioxidant and nutritional infusions for optimal health and healing.

Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna Click here for more details

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergies (more info about SLIT here)

Hands-on Energy Field Healing — At times, one (or more) additional practitioners may brought in to augment a manual therapy session (patient consent obtained in advance).

Guided meditations — using imagery and providing instruction on meditation and other stress reduction techniques.

Reconnective Healing™ — aids in return to an optimal state of balance. During this session patients are brought into relationship with a fully comprehensive spectrum of healing frequencies that consists of energy, light, and information.

WHY WE OFFER THIS SERVICE

Infrared heaters warm objects without having to warm the air between the heat source and the object. Where a traditional sauna must heat the air, requiring very hot temperatures ranging between 180° and 225°F, an infrared sauna provides therapeutic results at temperatures between 85° and 160°F. The lower temperatures do not dry out the mucus membranes of the body, are well tolerated and offer a variety of health benefits. Infrared heat penetrates between one and one half inches below the skin surface, so the body can perspire faster at a lower temperature. The infrared sauna enhances the body’s ability to detoxify. In a regular sauna, perspiration is primarily water and salt. In an infrared sauna, perspiration contains up to 15% of particulates – chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxins that are hard to remove from the body. The body’s enzymes work more efficiently and circulation is increased. The full-spectrum infrared sauna employs not only the common far-infrared heat, but also near and mid-infrared heaters, which provide enhanced health benefits including:

  • Promoting detoxification of heavy metals, plastics and all fat-stored toxins
  • Infrared saunas are used around the world by doctors and clinics specializing in detoxification programs. European clinics have been using them for nearly twenty years.
  • Increasing circulation and promoting cardiovascular conditioning
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Stimulation of the immune system
  • Skin health
  • Reduction of pain

Beneficial applications:

  • Pre-Bodywork (PT, Chiropractic, Massage): infrared heat treatments loosen and soften tissues
  • Post-Bodywork: excrete wastes circulating in lymph from bodywork
  • Detoxification critical component of detoxification protocols used 1 to 5 x/week to facilitate the elimination of fat-stored toxins
  • General wellness and immune stimulation: increased circulation and body temperatures boost immune response

Customized treatment recommendations are drawn from a full complement of Western and alternative therapies; protocols are designed to offer the least invasive and most effective approach available.

Acid Reflux (GERD/LPR)

Allergies (inhalant and food) – more info

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

Chronic Headache and Facial Pain

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Low Back Pain

Lyme Disease and other Tick Borne Illness

Meniere’s Disease
Mitigating the side effects of head and neck cancer treatments

Mold Bio-toxin Sensitivity and Illness

Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

Otitis Media (ear infections)

Recurrent Tonsillitis

Sleep Disorders

Sinusitis

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

Tinnitus

Vertigo

Voice Disorders

Complex, chronic disorders that have been unsuccessfully treated with standard medical care


The most valuable experience I gained in over twenty years in the operating room is knowing when not to operate.” — Dr. Asher

Surgery, although sometimes appropriate, always has inherent risks. Therefore, a conservative approach is strongly advised.

It is frequently beneficial to explore less invasive solutions—even if those approaches are based on empirical evidence or have limited success – when delaying surgical treatment will not have an adverse effect.

Dr. Asher, a highly skilled and successful surgeon, is a former professor of surgery. He believes he can be of greatest service to his patients by devoting all of his efforts and distinct abilities toward non-surgical solutions. His expertise in alternative modalities makes him uniquely qualified to assess the pros, cons, necessity, urgency, and efficacy of surgery for specific Ear, Nose, and Throat diseases.

When surgery is determined to be the proper recourse, Dr. Asher will help match you to the best surgeon for your particular needs.

 

We look forward to interfacing with all your other health providers, conventional and non-conventional alike.

Integrative medicine is a vast and rapidly expanding field. Dr. Asher is unparalleled in his ability to assist patients in navigating through the complex world of complementary modalities.

He has worked in cooperation with acupuncturists, chiropractors, nutritionists, structural body workers, physical and speech therapists, movement therapists, Ayurvedic, homeopathic , and naturopathic physicians – and he is always interested in investigating innovative modalities and practices.

grand canyon panorama

Our practice offers the following more comprehensive wellness support services:

  • Practical and hands-on special diet support
  • Identifying appropriate ancillary services and providers in NYC and beyond; advice on how to best integrate those practices
  • For a limited number of patients, Dr. Asher will serve as your personal Wellness Coordinator — holding the “big picture” for individuals embarking on a multifaceted healing journey. He will consult with you before you integrate additional health services or practitioners – whether conventional or alternative – and offer guidance as to how each disparate modality will impact the whole. When appropriate, he will consult directly with your other providers. Please note: This service is by special request and assessment; fees are determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • A 90-day Transformation via Illness Program
  • House call services upon request (limited areas)

Asher Manual Technique — The cornerstone of his practice, this technique has its roots in Dr. Asher’s decades as a surgeon where he honed his kinesthetic skills and deep understanding of relational anatomy. Further developed by the extensive study of cranial osteopathy, myofascial therapy, and energy medicine – Dr. Asher’s unique approach is enhanced by his own innate intuitive gifts and his encounters with Shamanic practitioners. This hands-on technique assists him in assessing health, establishing the healing relationship with each patient, and addressing both symptoms and underlying concerns. Particularly effective for headaches, facial pain, neck pain, TMJ, tinnitus, vertigo, ear infections and other chronic pain syndromes. This technique has helped countless performers combat vocal fatigue is also helpful for voice disorders such as muscle tension dysphonia.

diagnostics_banner-01

Diagnostic:

Nasal endoscopy — Provides a detailed visual inspection of the nasal cavities.

Video pharyngoscopy/laryngoscopy — Provides a detailed visual evaluation of the throat area and vocal cords.

Laryngeal stroboscopy — State-of-the-art account of the vocal cords in action.

Tympanometry — Evaluates middle ear pressure and Eustachian tube function for children with ear infections (otitis media) and others with ear pain and pressure.

Nutritional evaluation — Assessment of micronutrient and vitamin deficiencies (via outside laboratory testing) for patients with complex chronic pain, sinusitis, allergies, and recurrent upper respiratory infections.

Therapeutic:

Manual Therapy (described above)

IV Therapies — Antioxidant and nutritional infusions for optimal health and healing.

Full Spectrum Infrared Sauna Click here for more details

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergies (more info about SLIT here)

Hands-on Energy Field Healing — At times, one (or more) additional practitioners may brought in to augment a manual therapy session (patient consent obtained in advance).

Guided meditations — using imagery and providing instruction on meditation and other stress reduction techniques.

Reconnective Healing™ — aids in return to an optimal state of balance. During this session patients are brought into relationship with a fully comprehensive spectrum of healing frequencies that consists of energy, light, and information.

WHY WE OFFER THIS SERVICE

Infrared heaters warm objects without having to warm the air between the heat source and the object. Where a traditional sauna must heat the air, requiring very hot temperatures ranging between 180° and 225°F, an infrared sauna provides therapeutic results at temperatures between 85° and 160°F. The lower temperatures do not dry out the mucus membranes of the body, are well tolerated and offer a variety of health benefits. Infrared heat penetrates between one and one half inches below the skin surface, so the body can perspire faster at a lower temperature. The infrared sauna enhances the body’s ability to detoxify. In a regular sauna, perspiration is primarily water and salt. In an infrared sauna, perspiration contains up to 15% of particulates – chemicals, heavy metals, and other toxins that are hard to remove from the body. The body’s enzymes work more efficiently and circulation is increased. The full-spectrum infrared sauna employs not only the common far-infrared heat, but also near and mid-infrared heaters, which provide enhanced health benefits including:

  • Promoting detoxification of heavy metals, plastics and all fat-stored toxins
  • Infrared saunas are used around the world by doctors and clinics specializing in detoxification programs. European clinics have been using them for nearly twenty years.
  • Increasing circulation and promoting cardiovascular conditioning
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Stimulation of the immune system
  • Skin health
  • Reduction of pain

Beneficial applications:

  • Pre-Bodywork (PT, Chiropractic, Massage): infrared heat treatments loosen and soften tissues
  • Post-Bodywork: excrete wastes circulating in lymph from bodywork
  • Detoxification critical component of detoxification protocols used 1 to 5 x/week to facilitate the elimination of fat-stored toxins
  • General wellness and immune stimulation: increased circulation and body temperatures boost immune response