Dr. Susan Abend, MD

Dr. Susan Abend, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
(34)
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Dr. Susan Abend, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1985 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

630 Plantation St

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
more than 35% of peers
Osteoporosis
normal
more than 25% of peers
Thyroid Disease
normal
more than 22% of peers

Dr. Abend's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

16  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Massachusetts Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Umass Memorial Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abend's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abend to family and friends
34 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Abend'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I found Dr. Abend to be extremely knowledgeable, caring, and willing to take the time to answer my barrage of questions!
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She is a real down to earth doctor. easy to talk to.
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I have seen numerous Endocrinologists over the past 20 years and had never found one that I was 100% comfortable with until I met Dr. Abend! She truly listens to your concerns and does not ever rush you. She believes in trying to decrease your meds if possible and is conscious of not just writing...more
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I had been going to another endocrinology team for many years when my brother told me about the team in Worcester. From my first appointment with Dr. Susan Abend I knew I had met a woman who loved her work and after speaking with her for just a few minutes I knew I had met a doctor who I could...more
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Dr. Abend epitomizes what a physician should be. Professional, caring, intelligent, thoughtful, helpful, supportive and a great listener who involves me in decision making and planning. She has a wonderful way of bringing out the best in a patient's self-care and efficacy.
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