Drew Ashby, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor, Family Medicine

Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2013)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2007)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Family Medicine (2016)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine


  • Core Faculty for University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency (2016)
    School of Medicine, Family Medicine
    Educating the future family medicine physicians who can practice at any locations and have a broad scope of practice.


  • Ashby D, Niblock F, Herring K, Mims L. Acute Heart Failure in a 39-Year-Old Man. Am Fam Physician. 2020 Jan 15;101(2):117-118. PubMed PMID: 31939641
  • Ashby D., Gutierrez G., Khodaee M. (2020) Finger. In: Khodaee M., Waterbrook A., Gammons M. (eds) Sports-related Fractures, Dislocations and Trauma. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36790-9_20
  • Kim, Eric MD, PhD; Ashby, Drew MD Is one benzodiazepine superior to other benzodiazepines in outcomes for alcohol withdrawal treatment?, Evidence-Based Practice: December 2020 - Volume 23 - Issue 12 - p 12-13 doi: 10.1097/EBP.0000000000001027
  • Ashby, Drew MD Preventing postop delirium leaves us confused, Evidence-Based Practice: March 2020 - Volume 23 - Issue 3 - p 4-5 doi: 10.1097/EBP.0000000000000535
  • Ashby D, Lyon C. PURL: Should you switch the DAPT agent one month after ACS?. J Fam Pract. 2019 Apr;68(3):162;164. PubMed PMID: 31039217
  • Lyon C, Mullen R, Ashby D. PURL: Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA?. J Fam Pract. 2018 Sep;67(9):566-568. PubMed PMID: 30216397
  • Khodaee M, Ashby D. A Bump on the Knee. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jul 15;92(2):149-50. PubMed PMID: 26176374
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Member
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Core Faculty Member

Specialty Information

  • Family Medicine, Board Certification (2016)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Back Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Sprains and Strains
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Teen Health
  • Men's Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Childbirth
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Infertility / Fertility Treatment
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Care
  • Seniors' Health
  • Skin, Hair and Nails
  • Symptoms and Manifestations
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Abdominal Pain
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Breathing Problems
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Cough
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Fever
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Headache
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Heartburn
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Nausea and Vomiting
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Pain
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Wellness and Prevention - Exercise and Physical Fitness
  • Women's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health - Adolescent Reproductive Health - Adolescent Gynecology
  • Women's Health - Contraception
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Chronic Fatigue
  • Men's Health - Infertility and Reproductive Medicine
  • Urgent Care
  • Skin, Hair and Nails - Biopsies and Excisions
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include helping all members of a family become as healthy as they can be while being there for any issues that may arise.

Care Philosophy
Comprehensive care for the whole family

Personal Interests
In my spare time I enjoy spending time in the mountains with my wife and dog hiking, biking, skiing, and fly fishing

Volunteer Activities
I provide physician coverage for Gateway High School in Aurora. This includes sports physical, sideline coverage of football games, and wrestling evaluates. I also volunteer at the National Western Stock Show as a supervisor for the medical student doing free health screenings.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (2013)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2007)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Family Medicine (2016)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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