Dr. Joel Abbott, MD

Dr. Joel Abbott, MD

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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

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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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Dr. Abbott's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abbott treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abbott treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abbott treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Abbott's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abbott

4.4

Based on 40 reviews

5 Stars
77.5%
(31)
4 Stars
5%
(2)
3 Stars
5%
(2)
2 Stars
2.5%
(1)
1 Star
10%
(4)

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  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Abbott's Performance
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I highly recommend Dr. Abbott! He is a very knowledgable, thorough, and caring physician.
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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Priority Health