Dr. Bruce P. Abbott, MD

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Dr. Bruce P. Abbott, MD

Neurology | Male

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc. 101 Page St, New Bedford, MA 02740 Get Directions
(508) 961-5919

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Dr. Abbott specializes in Neurology and practices in New Bedford, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine Psychiatry & Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Concussion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Abbott's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine, Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Abbott's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Abbott

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients