Dr. Askew is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where he was honored to have served for eleven years. He is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and nuclear cardiology. He began practicing in the Fredericksburg region in 2006. After nearly two decades in practice at Virginia Cardiovascular Consultants, he has joined Oracle Heart & Vascular.
Dr. Askew is skilled in managing various cardiovascular conditions. He has a particular interest in heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and preventative cardiology. Dr. Askew will serve and inaugurate Oracle’s new cardiovascular service line, the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. In addition to using conventional medical therapies for CV disease, the Lifestyle Medicine Clinic empowers patient wellness through an interactive program that emphasizes healthy nutrition, regular physical activity, restorative sleep and stress-coping strategies to create a balanced state of mindfulness and wellness.Together with his board certified physician assistant, Lauren Bock, patients are educated and encourage to develop a more holistic approach to serve as an adjunct in managing their cardiovascular comorbidities.
Dr. Askew practices with genuine compassion and empathy in the care of each patient as he values their autonomy and understands that each patient experiences their unique journey through illness. He demonstrates his ability to communicate effectively in his education and engagement with each patient to build trust and confidence through understanding. Dr. Askew is an accomplished specialist offering exceptional quality and brings authentic character traits that blend seamlessly with Oracle’s values and culture.