Dr. James Abell, MD

Dr. James Abell, MD

Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Abell, MD is a gynecology specialist in Hixson, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College and specializes in gynecology.

2051 Hamill Rd Ste 103

Hixson, TN 37343

Contact Information

(423) 778-9500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
high
more than 90% of peers
Perimenopause
high
more than 89% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Abell'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abell "Beacon's primary care physicians are committed to your personal health. Formed in 1996, Beacon Health Alliance, PC is one of Chattanooga's largest private physician primary care groups completely dedicated to providing primary health care for children and adults of all ages. Specializing in pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, family practice and internal medicine, Beacon's qualified and highly trained physicians deliver a unique brand of personalized care that makes them the Chattanooga area's premier primary care providers."

1  Specialties

  • Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

38  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Tennessee / Knoxville Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Prince Georges
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Erlangher Hosp-U Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Prince Georges
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abell's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abell to family and friends
72 total reviews (61 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (70)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Abell'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 (61)

I highly recommend Dr. Abell. He is very efficient in explaining every procedure to you and cares to listen to all questions you may have and I like that he calls you with results! Very Kind!!!! I have been a patient for 22 years!
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Dr. Abell has been my doctor for over 26 years. He has seen me through 2 pregnancies and several medical issues. He is very attentive and always follows-up with any concerns I have. If I share an issue he will make sure it is given his full attention and insure that it is addressed.
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I’ve been seeing Dr. Abell for about 5 years now. He has always been kind and compassionate, yet still efficient in his care for his patients. Any questions or concerns are answered directly and with the patients’ best interest in mind. Very trustworthy. Would definitely recommend to family and...more
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I consider Dr. Abell my primary doctor. He takes time to converse first followed by the exam with Dorie alongside. Finally, he discusses Any concerns I have about Any health issue. He is encouraging and a teaching doctor. He expects patients to take care of their health. He asked me questions about...more
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I have seen Dr. Abell for many years and he is an excellent physician with a good bedside manner. You can tell he cares about his patients. He takes time to answer questions, is thorough I never feel rushed. I would recommend him to anyone!
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