Dr. Joel Abbott, MD

Dr. Joel Abbott, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Joel Abbott, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2145 Highland Ave S Ste 200

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Abbott'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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Carraway Methodist Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abbott's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbott to family and friends
39 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Abbott's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I would, and have recommended Dr. Abbott. He's easy to talk to, he listens to you and to any concerns you may have. He's very thorough in looking at the entire picture before changing meds, etc.
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I've been seeing Dr. Abbott for several years. My first visit with him, he diagnosed me with fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. He immediately started treating me and has continued being a very thorough and concerned doctor. He is a very busy doctor but he takes time to listen and is very kind.
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Dr. Abbott acted like I was lying about my condition. On the list of conditions he treats is fibromyalgia (I have several other conditions on the list also) he told me there was really nothing he could do to help me, that I would just be better off going to a pain clinic! I was outraged! I had...more
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