Dr. James Abell, MD

Dr. James Abell, MD

Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(63)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Abell, MD is a gynecology doctor who practices in Hixson, TN. He is 65 years old.

2051 Hamill Rd Ste 306

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

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abell to family and friends
4.9
based on 63 total reviews (52 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

  • 5
    (61)
  • 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 (52)

I recomend Dr Abell is patient and thorough He will listen to all the problems you have with menopause
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Soddy Daisy |
Dr. Abell is one of the best doctors. I have been with him for 20 years and he has treated me wonderfully. He is thorough, sensitive, understanding, and very knowledgeable. I use him only for gynecology. I came back to him after both of my babies. You will not find a better gynecologist in our...more
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in Chattanooga, TN |
Dr. Abell has been my doctor for more than 30 years. He is and has always been very caring and willing to work with me on issues that were not routine or normal. He always makes me feel comfortable and at ease. He has always lessened the worry and stress while waiting on test results. I highly...more
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in Dayton, tn |
Dr. Abell is an amazing doctor! He always takes his time with me and makes sure that I feel at ease with my questions. I never feel rushed with him and he talks to me like a person instead of just a paycheck. He is the most wonderful doctor I've ever encountered and I highly recommend him!
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in Hixson |
Excellent Visit
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Abell accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Abell has admitting privileges

Erlanger Medical Center
975 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN 37403
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Memorial Hospital
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Chattanooga, TN 37404
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