Dr. Stephen Abramson, MD

Dr. Stephen Abramson, MD

Interventional CardiologyMaleAge 69

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Stephen Abramson, MD is a Interventional Cardiology Specialist in Richmond, VA and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Abramson has extensive experience in Heart Conditions. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1979. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Henrico Doctors' Hospital and Parham Doctors' Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

Virginia Ear Nose & Throat Associates

Bon Secours Cancer Institute Surgical Oncology5875 Bremo Rd Ste 505 Richmond, VA 23226
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Practice

Tappahannock1396 Tappahannock Blvd Unit B Tappahannock, VA 22560
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Virginia Cardiovascular Specialists

Tappahannock658 Hospital Rd Ste 302 Tappahannock, VA 22560
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At a Glance

  • Friendly Staff Patients said the staff was friendly. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Quick visit. He stated a medication change and never sent script. Pharmacy called and Dr. Abramson notes that (personnel in his office read stated), patients caregiver must have misinterpreted information stated. I wrote exactly what was told to me and and repeated back to Dr. Abramson and he also stated patients pharmacy in which I stated correct. He even gave a weight range to determine when to change back to previous amount of medication to be given. Be accountable for your actions.
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Jun 19, 2021
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Spent less than 5 minutes with me. Focused diagnostic inquiry on a small subset of symptoms and brusquely dismissed my attempts to discuss my other cardiovascular concerns and overall health picture. Decided to re-run the same exact tests that were performed elsewhere several years ago, with no acknowledgement or discussion of the supporting information I had figured out about my symptoms since then.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jun 30, 2020
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I have been a patient of Dr. Abramson for twenty years. He has perform 35 or more cardiac angioplasty with stent placement. I have always found him to have excellent bedside manner. He always takes time to thoroughly explain everything to make sure that you know what he's talking about. I have never received care from a doctor as good as I have from Dr. Abramson. As far as my appointments ever being a little long on the wait, it is due to the fact that he is so willing to make sure each and every patient receives his best care. I have trusted him with my life through 8 heart attacks. You will not find a better or more caring physician, period!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mark E Bowman – Jun 03, 2020
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I was very disappointed with the level of care received in my opinion by this doctor on my initial two appointments with him. I disagree highly with his diagnosis in reference to some circulatory issues in my legs and found his performance cursory at best. I would definitely not recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Randolph Waddell in Henrico , VA – Jun 21, 2018
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Abramson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Abramson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Abramson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (434) 200-5252.

Heart Conditions

Compare with other Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Abramson is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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Hypertension
Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Dr. Abramson's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Care Philosophy

VCS physicians believe in preventing heart disease just as strongly as they believe in diagnosing and treating it. Early identification of cardiovascular...Read more

Biography

Dr. Stephen Abramson is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Abramson joined...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1986
Howard University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Howard University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
Howard University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
Howard University College Of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Stephen Abramson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Abramson frequently treats Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Abramson specializes.

Where is Dr. Stephen Abramson, MD's office located?

Dr. Abramson's office is located at 5875 Bremo Rd Ste 505, Richmond, VA 23226. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Abramson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Henrico Doctors' Hospital

Richmond, VA

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

38 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Parham Doctors' Hospital

Richmond, VA

37 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Retreat Doctors' Hospital

Richmond, VA

37 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

Chippenham Hospital

Richmond, VA

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Johnston-Willis Hospital

North Chesterfield, VA

9 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)