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Dr. James Lewis Abbruzzese MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine.
Dr. James Abbruzzese has 1 office location.
Medical Center
Univ-TX MD Anderson Cancer
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

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Patient Reviews

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Abbruzzese is Excellent. Dr. Abbruzzese has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Abbruzzese, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 26 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer (Experimental)
  • Carcinoma
  • Clinical Research
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gene Therapy
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplastic Cell Transformation
  • Ovarian Cancer
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Education & Awards

Dr. Abbruzzese graduated from University of Chicago. He has 11 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Colorectal Cancer (Colorectal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Liver Cancer (Liver Neoplasm)
Neoplasms
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Ductal Carcinoma)
Pancreatic Cancer (Pancreatic Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Abbruzzese has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer 
  • Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Abbruzzese accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 21 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 4 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Humana - 10 plans
  • Cigna - 9 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. James L. Abbruzzese practice?
Dr. James Abbruzzese practices Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Public Health & General Preventive Medicine near Houston, TX.
See Houston Internists, Houston Oncologists, and Houston Preventive Medicine Specialists.