Dr. Nihal Essa Abdulla MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Nihal Abdulla is a medical oncologist in Galveston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including College Station Medical Center and University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Abdulla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at College Station Medical Center and one of 2 at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals who specialize in Medical Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and Hindi/Urdu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Clinical Interests: Malignant Hematology and Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2003–2006

Dow Medical College
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 6 years in Medical Oncology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2016

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

In situ hybridization for the detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in human liver tissue.
Li, G.,Li, K.,Lea, A. S.,Li, N. L.,Abdulla, N. E.,Eltorky, M. A.,Ferguson, M. R.

Hyalinizing clear cell carcinoma of the tonsil and its treatment.
Hijjawi, S. B., Abdullah, S. E., Abdelhadi, K., Eyzaguirre, E., Willis, M., Abdulla, N. E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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