Dr. Deborah Abernathy, MD

Dr. Deborah Abernathy, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Deborah Abernathy, MD is a hematology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1978 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

4950 Essen Ln Ste 300

Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Abernathy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Abernathy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Tulane U Assoc Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tulane U Assoc Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abernathy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abernathy's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abernathy to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Abernathy'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 (1)

After being diagnosed with lung cancer Dr. Abernathy visited her and seemed very cold. We were told to call the office on Tuesday to set-up treatments if Dr's office hadn't called on Monday. Her office did call on Monday and asked for her insurance information. Her office hasn't called back to...more
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