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

Contact Information

(202) 741-3203

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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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers
Rib Fracture
normal
more than 72% of peers
Wound Repair
normal
more than 72% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

62  Conditions Treated

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42  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abell

5.0

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Thorough, compassionate and takes time to explain and discuss condition and options.
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BC Patient in 2009 – Nov 19, 2016
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Highly recommend Dr Abell !! Outstanding surgical skils; wonderful and caring person.
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Ft Washington, MD – Jun 21, 2016
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