Dr. Bruce Abbott, MD

Dr. Bruce Abbott, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Bruce Abbott, MD is a neurology specialist in New Bedford, MA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurology, sleep medicine, and more.

101 Page St

New Bedford, MA 02740

Contact Information

(508) 961-5919

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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more than 61% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 55% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
more than 54% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abbott's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbott to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abbott's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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