Dr. Louise Abel, MD
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Dr. Louise Abel, MD

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Internal Medicine | Female

Presbyterian Santa Fe 454 St Michael's Dr Santa Fe, NM 87505 Get Directions

Biography

Dr. Louise Abel, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Santa Fe, NM. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Abel is affiliated with CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.

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3.7
based on 19 total surveys (3 with reviews)
Dr. Abel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Santa Fe, NM |
This continues to be the worst doctor I have ever encountered. Three times I have been forced to interact with her as she was covering for another doctor. Failed to test as appropriate, ordered unnecessary tests as too lazy to get them from source and refused care thereby causing me to seek treatment at a facility with high infection rate. Was on a pic line for months due to her lazy behavior. Surely there must be better doctors in Santa Fe.
in Santa Fe, NM |
Louise Able is the most incompetent doctor in Santa and she has once again brought it to our attention. She and her current staff are more than willing to spend your medicare dollars on unnecessary tests rather than to locate and review existing records. Then staff either acting for her or being directly told by her limit an existing prescription when patient is going out of the country. Obviously this doctor and her staff's listening skills are getting worse with age.
in Santa Fe, NM |
After 10 years of being her patient, I have been hugely disappointed with Dr. Abel's change of behavior lately. She has become curt in her answers and has a narrow perspective. She is not open to anything except pure Western medicine despite my success with supplements in reducing my own neuropathy. Recently, Dr. Abel called me at work with the results from my biopsy and totally shocked me with her report and expected prognosis, which turned out to be incorrect. Adios Dr. Abel. Sorry, Nancy.
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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Education

  • Medical School
    J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ

    Graduated in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Temple University Hospital

    Completed in 1987

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Injection
  • Pap Smear
  • Skin Biopsy