Dr. Nihal Abdulla, MD

Dr. Nihal Abdulla, MD

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Oncology  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
(5)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nihal Abdulla, MD is an oncology specialist in Los Alamitos, CA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Dow Med Coll in 2000 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

Cancer & Blood Specialty Clinic

3851 Katella Ave Ste 125

Los Alamitos, CA 90720
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Dow Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abdulla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abdulla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abdulla to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Abdulla'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Long Beach, CA |
We went to Dr. Abdulla for a second opinion, were referred from City of Hope as we wanted to stay local. We found him to be very caring, personable and knowledgeable. He made us feel at ease and we were impressed by his expertise, compassion.
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in Cypress |
Compared to all my physician interactions Dr. Abdulla came out the best, very caring, friendly. Talking to him he showed us his expertise and exceptional knowledge. Compassionate and not only took care of myself and also my family questions.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Abdulla accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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 PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare

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St. Mary Medical Center
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Community Hospital of Long Beach
1720 Termino Ave
Long Beach, CA 90804
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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Los Alamitos Medical Center
3751 Katella Ave
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
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