Dr. Todd Abel, MD

Dr. Todd Abel, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Todd Abel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1932 Alcoa Hwy Ste 360

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 524-1869

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Indiana University Med Center Homecare
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abel

3.0

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
45%
(9)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
50%
(10)

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Dr Abel is awesome!! So is his Nurse Practitioner- Joyce. Other than that, his staff-very rude and unprofessional including Charlie the "medical tech" and Laura (not sure her title). When you call and ask questions or come in for appointment, you will understand what I mean. It's too bad Dr. Abel's...Read More
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Decent doctor, TERRIBLE STAFF!! It is virtually impossible to communicate with the doctor without seeing him in person because the staff refuses to give him any information. They are rude on the phone, rude to my primary care, will not do anything STAT even if that means you will miss another...Read More
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Knoxville, TN – Sep 15, 2017
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