Dr. Maria Teresa Abreu MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Maria Abreu is a gastroenterologist in Miami, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jackson Health System and Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. She received her medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Abreu accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 23 doctors at Jackson Health System and one of 16 at Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Jackson Health System
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

University of Miami Hospital

Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1992

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1992 - 1995

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

The incidence and risk factors for developing depression after being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease: a cohort study.
Panara, A. J.,Yarur, A. J.,Rieders, B.,Proksell, S.,Deshpande, A. R.,Abreu, M. T.,Sussman, D. A.

Pro-inflammatory human Th17 cells selectively express P-glycoprotein and are refractory to glucocorticoids.
Ramesh, R.,Kozhaya, L.,McKevitt, K.,Djuretic, I. M.,Carlson, T. J.,Quintero, M. A.,McCauley, J. L.,Abreu, M. T.,Unutmaz, D.,Sundrud, M. S.

Increased toll-like receptor 4 in cerebral endothelial cells contributes to the astrocyte swelling and brain edema in acute hepatic encephalopathy.
Jayakumar, A. R.,Tong, X. Y.,Curtis, K. M.,Ruiz-Cordero, R.,Abreu, M. T.,Norenberg, M. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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