Dr. Michael Abel, MD

Dr. Michael Abel, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o
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Dr. Michael Abel, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery.

San Francisco Surgical Medical Grp

3838 California St Rm 616

San Francisco, CA 94118
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Abel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal or Rectal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Abel treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Anal Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel treats Anal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Abel treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel treats Abdominal Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Abel treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Abel's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

caring, good listener, dedicated, intelligent, compassionate, committed, healing and reassuring.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1985
    Cook Co Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    Uc San Franccisco
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1982
    Naval Regl Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1978
    Naval Regl Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977
  • 1977
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School
    1977

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Assamese
  • Azerbaijani
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA

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