Dr. Cynthia Abbott, MD

Dr. Cynthia Abbott, MD

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Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
52 y/o
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Dr. Cynthia Abbott, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. She is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.Read her story

Dermatology Affiliates

1109 W Peachtree St NW

Atlanta, GA 30309
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare

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Hives
high
more than 86% of peers
Dermatitis
normal
more than 86% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Abbott's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abbott "Dr. Abbott has always felt at home in two worlds, the world of science and the world of art. It's part of what draws her to the field of dermatology, where you need both skills to bring out healthy and beautiful skin. "I feel like all my life I have been trying to combine those two," Dr. Abbott says. "In college, I majored in both art and biology. I got my master's in Medical Illustration, and I did a fellowship in Cosmetic Dermatology. I am a very visual person. Any treatment that I do for a patient, I would want to be aesthetically pleasing." The visual appeal may have been what started Dr. Abbott's interest in dermatology, but what keeps her going is the variety of people she gets to help. Dr. Abbott also completed an internship in Pediatrics at Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. And as such, she feels she has expertise in Pediatric Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology. "What I mostly love about dermatology is the multi-generational factor," Dr. Abbott says. "I love that I see kids and World War II vets in the same day." To get the most out of your partnership with your dermatologist, Dr. Abbott recommends understanding your medical needs. "Be educated, know your own medications, and know your medical history," she says. "I like to work together to treat your diseases and concerns." Dr. Abbott is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatologic Surgery."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abbott "Welcome to Dermatology Affiliates! Our board-certified dermatologists bring together the education and experience needed to treat many different skin conditions as well as to correct and eliminate imperfections, leaving our clients with a more youthful and glowing appearance. Our knowledgeable staff understands how important a positive self-image is, which is why we offer the most advanced procedures and treatments to achieve optimum health. The dermatologists and staff at Dermatology Affiliates are committed to offering our patients a broad range of cosmetic, medical, and aesthetic dermatological services to meet their healthy skin goals toward."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Occupational Skin Diseases
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acne Keloid
  • Acneiform Eruption
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Aging Face
  • Anal Warts
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atypical Mole
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Blistering Diseases
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulite
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical Burn
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cradle Cap
  • Cyst
  • Dandruff
  • Dermal Melanoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive Sweating
  • External Ear Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Conditions
  • Hair Loss
  • Hand Eczema
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Insect Bites and Stings
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Keratosis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Lesion
  • Lice
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lyme Disease
  • Measles
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mole
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Psoriasis
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Pubic Lice (Crabs)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Roseola
  • Scabies
  • Scars
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Laxity
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thinning of Skin
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Toxic Shock Syndrome
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Scar Removal
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Aged or Sun-Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Chemical Peel
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Nail Treatment
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Nail Care
  • Nail Surgery
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Kosair Childrens Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Medical College of Georgia
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Abbott does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Abbott and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Abbott's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbott to family and friends
4.5
based on 469 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (469)

  • 5
    (371)
  • 4
    (43)
  • 3
    (20)
  • 2
    (8)
  • 1
    (27)

Dr. Abbott's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I was not pleased with the way Dr. Abbott treated me. She found something funny about my condition and was laughing for no reason at all. I wouldn't recommend her to anyone.
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Stockbridge, GA |
I am not the type of person to write reviews. This review, in fact, is the only review I've written but I feel it's an important one to write. I was diagnosed with melanoma in 2014 by a dermatologist not affiliated with Dr. Abbott. This diagnosis came after Dr. Abbott failed to correctly remove and...more
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in Atlanta, GA |
Time with Dr. Abbott was bittersweet. Bitter because she improperly diagnosed me for a disease without even having all of my blood work. The sweet part came after the biopsy the results proved that she was wrong. She didn't even apologize for Mis-diagnosing me & having me concerned about my life...more
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in Lawrenceville |
I came to Dr. Abbott with a botched cyst removal. I had a hole in my back that never healed. She re-excised the site, helped distract me during the procedure, and brought to a close a long and painful period for me. She is great.
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in Hampton, GA |
Very tender and sweet doctor. Very personable as well. Highly recommend.
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Abbott accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare

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Hospitals where Dr. Abbott has admitting privileges

Piedmont Hospital
1968 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
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