Dr. Gebran Abboud, MD

Dr. Gebran Abboud, MD

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Dr. Gebran Abboud, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Johnstown, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

1015 Franklin St Fl C

Johnstown, PA 15905

Contact Information

(814) 534-1270

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Nausea
very high
more than 92% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Abboud's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abboud "Dr. Gebran Abboud is Director of Gastroenterology at Conemaugh Health System. He is an Interventional Gastroenterologist who is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He specializes in the treatment of diseases of the pancreas, biliary system, liver, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. He performs diagnostic and therapeutic interventions that include endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasonography, small bowel enteroscopy, enteral stenting, endoscopic mucosal resection and complex intestinal hemostasis in addition to routine upper endoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy. After matriculating as high-school valedictorian, Dr. Abboud obtained a Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with the Highest Departmental Honors, received the University of California Regents Scholarship and became a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Golden Key National Honor Society. Awarded the McClelland Scholarship, he then obtained a Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), where he subsequently pursued his residency in Internal Medicine. One of his honors during that period included an appointment to serve as Chief Resident. Dr. Abboud completed his training in Gastroenterology at USC, an institution exemplified by its strong tradition in the study of liver diseases. He trained under the mentorship of Dr. Neil Kaplowitz and rotated in the liver service that was initiated by Dr. Telfer B. Reynolds, one of the founders of the discipline of hepatology. While at USC, Dr. Abboud received an award from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Dr. Abboud then completed his training in Interventional Gastroenterology under the mentorship of Dr. Simon Lo at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, ranked among the top five institutions in the nation for gastroenterology. Dr. Abboud is a member the American Medical Association, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases."

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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

87  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

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

  • University of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedar-Sinai Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abboud has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abboud's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abboud to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Abboud'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 (2)

He is the first to give me a successful colonoscopy. Three other gastro doctors, could not. He has a real interest in listening to his patients, and explains procedures until patient completely understands.
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Dr.Abboud is an excellent doctor he takes time and explains your problems and then lays out a plan to correct them. I have complete confidence in his ability. His office staff is very professional but a the same time very friendly and make you feel at ease. The nursing staff at Conemaugh hospital...more
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