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Dr. Durant Abernethy, MD

Internal Medicine & Pediatrics ·  Male · Age 36

Dr. Abernethy

High Country Healthcare

360 Peak One Drive Frisco, CO 80443

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(970) 668-5584


Dr. Durant Abernethy, MD is an internal medicine & pediatrics specialist in Frisco, CO and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 2009 and specializes in internal medicine & pediatrics.


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Dr. Abernethy's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fungal Infections
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Newborn Hypoxemia
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Valley Fever
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Wellness Examination

Dr. Abernethy's Reviews

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I am a health care professional and am very critical of those in the in this field. Dr Abernethy displays all the positive characteristics that an excellent internal medicine physician should possess. His vast knowledge of all maladies that his patients would present is extraordinarily complete! Of equal importance is the seemingly unlimited time he spends getting to know his patients and their individual personal needs. Dr. Abernethy epidomizes the family doctor who sincerely cares for his patient's needs.
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I recently had my annual wellness exam with Dr Abernethy. I am a retired nurse practitioner and have worked with many Doctors. I can honestly say Dr. Abernethy is an exceptional physician who brings genuine interest and casual ease to the room. He spent a solid hour with me, conducted a thorough interview and appropriate exam. He made decisions based on my personal history and we were in complete agreement with my plan of care. It is truly refreshing to find a Doctor with his easy disposition, well rounded knowledge/expertise and who I trust. I have recommended him to many of our friends and all have returned with the same satisfaction. I strongly recommend Dr. Abernethy and hope he stays in Frisco for a very long time.
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Dr. Abernethy listens, knows what procedures my insurance plan will allow, explains the plans regarding my health. I am Medicare age and he solved a medical problem that 4 other Doctors couldn't . I feel I was very fortunate to find Dr. Abernethy.
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Dr Abernethy was my primary care physician for several years when I lived in Summit County, Colorado. I found him to be an excellent practitioner, always ready to discuss my conditions and provide explanations of what was wrong and how the treatments would help. I would happily recommend him to any friend or family member.
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You have no idea how great it is to finally find a doctor that doesn’t make you feel crazy for having a list of crazy symptoms, just helps to find answers... Dr. Abernethy is fantastic... I’ve never felt more comfortable with another doctor, and I’ve never trusted a doctor as much as I trust this man... If all doctors had the patience and will to solve puzzzles and mysteries of the human body like this man, the world would be a better place!
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Dr Abernethy actually listens to what I have to say before he starts to talk.
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Dr. Abernethy takes time to understand the issues and is knowledgeable in his answers and explanations including drawing things out if need be. I appreciate that he takes a practical approach to his recommendations and prescribed coarse of action. He can speak to the difference in costs for various treatments. Thank you for not being in a hurry! Dolly Jo T.
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Dr. Abernethy is a very knowledgeable and competent physician. He answers all of my questions and takes the time necessary to address all of my concerns. He also explains things fully so that I understand. He doesn't order a lot of unnecessary tests, etc. He also promptly renews prescription requests and answers my questions via the Centura Health online system.
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He's nice enough until god forbid you ask a question or have a concern about his course of treatment. Also his office is incompetent and can't fill a prescription. I called several times and after several weeks they still hadn't filled the prescriptions creating a dangerous situation. Finally I just went to a new doctor. After I went to a new doctor his office cancelled my other scripts without telling me creating another dangerous situation. I wouldn't recommend Abernathy or his office at all.
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Incompetent, unethical, distrustful of patients. Avoid this doctor at all costs--- seek a respectful and experienced practitioner.
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About Me

Overall, my care philosophy is one of self-empowerment. We can become very effective self-health managers, empowered to make good decisions for the benefit of ourselves and our family.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education

2013
University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2010
University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2009
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
2005
Vanderbilt University
Undergraduate School
2013
2010
2009
2005

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