Family, good health
and a desire to help others have always been important to Dr. Abbott. While
still young, several of his close family members including his father, went
through difficult medical situations. Upon graduating from college, he moved
home to care for his sick father who was recovering from a liver
transplant. His deep desire to help
others coupled with his interest and excellence in science led him to pursue a
career in family medicine.
Dr. Abbott, “I am a firm believer in developing a strong rapport with every one
of my patients, which includes learning about all aspects of their life. In
order for me to provide comprehensive care, I inquire about their social
history, family history, goals, and troubles.”
Dr. Abbott believes that it is a privilege to care for his patients and
he understands the immense amount of trust that a physician and patient must
have with one other. As such, he tends
to be very friendly, approachable, and a great listener.
excels at managing a diverse patient population and has a wealth of skills
including: Dermatology procedures, Sports Medicine, counseling, and educating
his patients on how to get healthy and stay healthy. He appreciates the challenges that each day
brings and likes to work hard for his patients.
received his Master of Public Health and his Doctor of Medicine from Tulane
University. He later completed his
residency at the University of Washington.
Dr. Abbott is excited to be a part of Hoag Medical Group and provide the
high level of quality, service, and patient care that his patients deserve.
work, Dr. Abbott enjoys spending time with his wife, visiting the beach, and
playing with his pets. An avid sports fan, he can always be found cheering for
the Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans Saints.