Dr. Thomas Abell, MD

Dr. Thomas Abell, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(17)
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Dr. Thomas Abell, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

220 Abraham Flexner Way # 300

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 540-1420

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Gastroparesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Malnutrition
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vomiting Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abell "At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Impacted Shoulders
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malabsorption and Malnutrition
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abell to family and friends
4.5
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Abell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in White Hall , AR |
He is a wonderful, kind and compassionate man! He's the kind of Doctor everyone hopes to get! He literally saved my life! His work with Gastroparsis and the gastric pacemaker has been a lifesaver for so many! There's not enough words to express how I feel about him! Truely one of a kind in his field!
in Louisville, KY |
Dr. Abell is the leading physician for gastroparesis for the eastern half of the U.S., if not the entire U.S. This being said, he is the most gentle, soft-spoken, kind, compassionate, knowledgeable doctor I believe I've ever had. He listens, makes you feel taken care of, makes sure you understand what's going to happen and why. He's an amazing doctor. He's also been able to make me feel better when no other doctor could treat my gastroparesis. His staff is very friendly and understanding too.
in Monticello Arkansas |
Dr. Able is fantastic. It's a shame he has such a poor excuse for office staff. When my battery went dead it took his staff 3 months to get back with me to send the programmer to confirm it was dead. I now need the settings adjusted and have been trying to make contact for 2 months. I understand people are busy and I am not the only patient they have but let's get real 2 months is unacceptable and I truly hope one day they get as sick as me and get the exact treatment they have given to me SLOW!
in Panama City, FL |
Dr Abell has cared for me since 1999, his sole job is to make my GI Dymotility as comfortable and workable as possible. Such as the GI Pacer. I was very blessed to have started with him the year I became sick and I know many have had to struggle before finding the right doctor for him. He is a kind, understanding person and truly cares about his patients. His passion for his work has shown in the # of patients that he has helped. I will always go where he goes in order to get the best care.
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Dr. Abell accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Abell has admitting privileges

University of Louisville Hospital
530 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40202
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Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
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Norton Hospital
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
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