Dr. Vigen Abovian, MD

Dr. Vigen Abovian, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Vigen Abovian, MD is a family medicine specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

435 Arden Ave Ste 330

Glendale, CA 91203

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
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Dr. Abovian's Experience

Dr. Abovian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Abovian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Abovian "Dr. Abovian was born in Armenia and moved to southern California at the age of 14. After completing his undergraduate education in California, he earned his MD degree at Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico and Fifth Pathway program at New York Medical College in 2003. He completed his three year Family Practice Residency at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Texas. Dr. Abovian is Board Certified by American Board of Family Medicine, and is Fluent in English, Armenian, Russian and Spanish."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abovian "Our commitment to patient care and physician work satisfaction is what drives us to be the most trusted and relied physicians in our area. We emphasize on communication and rapport building skills, patient centered and solution focused interviewing skills, as part of our solution focused therapy, as well as systematic information management with agenda setting to improve patient compliance and treatment outcomes. Scaling patient readiness for change, assessing their difficulties and expectations, helps us negotiate the appropriate tasks for our patients. "

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

10  Procedures

  • Blood Draw
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Diabetes Education
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • West Coast University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Los Angeles Valley College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Family Medicine Residency
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Spohn Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abovian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Armenian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abovian , is a great Doctor, comfortable to be around, clean office, good location, pretty easy free parking. My first visit at Dr. Abovian and I am very pleased to say the least. He listened to all of my concerns and he gave me great advice on ways to stay healthy. His staff was very pleasant...Read More
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I like Dr. Abovian. He probably is one of the most intelligent people I know when it comes to your health. I have changed many dr. offices in the past, and for most reasons is my health is very important to me. I would like my dr. to take enough time to understand every aspect of my life before...Read More
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Dr. Abovian was my daughter's physician in Corpus Christi, Tx and is the most caring, intelligent doctor we've ever known.
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I don't know who let him be a doctor. Doesn't even take the time with the patient and does not give authorization to the patient to see a specialist. stay away from this doctor.
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I was assigned Dr Abovian through my insurance. I been really sick with the flu and wanted to call in for an appointment today. Receptionist informed me that Dr has no apts. available today, he's not working on Fridays because it's his paper work day and they are closed on weekends. Needless to...Read More
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