Dr. Tom I Abelson MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Tom Abelson is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Beachwood, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Abelson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 36 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Foundation who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Ranked #6 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1978

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1978–1981

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 33 years in Otolaryngology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

The electronic medical record: learning to swim.
Abelson, T.I.

Vocal outcomes after laser resection of early-stage glottic cancer with adjuvant cryotherapy.
Knott, P.D., Milstein, C.F., Hicks, D.M., Abelson, T.I., Byrd, M.C., Strome, M.

Surgical fundoplication in laryngopharyngeal reflux unresponsive to aggressive acid suppression: a controlled study.
Swoger, J., Ponsky, J., Hicks, D.M., Richter, J.E., Abelson, T.I., Milstein, C., Qadeer, M.A., Vaezi, M.F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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