Dr. William Charles Abbott MD Surgeon

Dr. William Abbott is a surgeon in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Abbott accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Colon & Rectal

Clinical Interests: Laparoscopy/laparoscopic surgery, Hernia, Colon/colon cancer, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Abdominal Surgery, Hernias, Laparoscopic Surgery, Melanomas

Hospital Affiliation

Presbyterian Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of New Mexico Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1977–1978

University of New Mexico
Residency, General Surgery, 1978–1982

Harvard Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship, Clinical Nutrition, 1982–1983

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 29 years in Surgery

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Delayed infectious complications of peritoneal dialysis catheters.
Wood, B., Abbott, W. C., Erickson, D. G., Tzamaloukas, A. H.

Omental transposition in the treatment of locally advanced and recurrent breast cancer.
Williams, R. J., Fryatt, I. J., Abbott, W. C., White, H.

The effect of dextrose and amino acids on respiratory function and energy expenditure in morbidly obese patients following gastric bypass surgery.
Abbott, W. C., Bistrian, B. R., Blackburn, G. L.

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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
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • BCBS Oklahoma BlueChoice
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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