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OB/GYN DR. JENNIFER ASHTON JOINS THE MEDICAL TEAM ON THE DOCTORS

Physician, Author and ABC News Senior Medical Contributor Becomes Recurring Co-Host on the Award-Winning Syndicated Daytime Series

(Hollywood, CA – October 14, 2013) – Board-certified OB/GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton will join the Emmy® Award-winning daytime talk show The Doctors, and will make her debut as a recurring co-host tomorrow, Tuesday, October 15, it was announced today by show Creator and Executive Producer Jay McGraw.  Ashton, who also serves as ABC News Senior Medical Contributor, joins ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon, pediatrician Dr. James Sears, urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman, family medicine physician and sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Ian K. Smith. 

Best known to TV viewers for her work on ABC News, "Good Morning America" and "World News with Diane Sawyer," Ashton is an award-winning physician and journalist and former co-host of the ABC daytime TV series "The Revolution," but also takes great pride in being both a mother and triathlete, and maintains a private medical practice in Englewood, NJ.

"Each appearance Dr. Ashton has made on ‘The Doctors' over the years has resonated with our viewers.  That, combined with her expertise as both a personal physician and a medical correspondent, makes her a perfect fit for our show," said McGraw.  "We're continuing to provide the gold standard of health and wellness information on television which Dr. Ashton has dispensed throughout her career." 

"My passion has always been to break down the barriers between doctors and patients and help people become engaged in their own health," explains Dr. Ashton.  "There's no other show which delivers as much valuable and trustworthy health and wellness information every day and I'm proud to be a part of it."

About The Doctors
The Doctors is an Emmy® Award-winning daily, nationally syndicated series airing in over 200 markets.  Featuring Travis Stork, M.D., Andrew P. Ordon, M.D., F.A.C.S., James M. Sears, M.D., and recurring co-hosts Jennifer Ashton, M.D., Jennifer Berman, M.D., Rachael Ross, M.D., PhD. and Ian K. Smith, M.D., The Doctors offers viewers a reliable source of fascinating health and wellness advice. Taped in front of an audience in Hollywood, The Doctors is produced by Stage 29 Productions and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. Jay McGraw, Carla Pennington, Patricia Ciano, Jeff Hudson and Dr. Phil McGraw are executive producers. CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in worldwide television syndication. For additional information on The Doctors, now in its sixth season, please visit www.thedoctorstv.com.



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