Dr. Thomas Abell, MD

Dr. Thomas Abell, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Thomas Abell, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of South Dakota in 1977 and specializes in gastroenterology.

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

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

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

Dr. Abell'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.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

85  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abell to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

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 (5)

wife had a stomach pacemaker installed sept,2015 she has two more installed since she is no better she is still sick almost daily she laid for over three weeks with a dead battery they would not even install temp,pacemaker while waiting on there so called red tape they donot care about people its...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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