Dr. Bruce Abell, MD

Dr. Bruce Abell, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Bruce Abell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

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Dr. Abell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abell performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Abell performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abell treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Abell treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Breast Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abell treats Breast Diseases more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Abell treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Abell's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bruce Abell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • The George Washington University
    Residency Hospital
  • 1992
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1992

Awards

Dr. Abell's Reviews

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Highly recommend Dr Abell !! Outstanding surgical skils; wonderful and caring person.
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Locations

The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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