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Dr. John I Abu has the following 1 specialty
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.
Dr. John I Abu has the following 11 expertise
- Child Birth
- Birth Control
- Hot Flashes
- Pap Smear
- Pelvic Exam
- Menstrual Pain
- Women's Health
Dr. John I Abu is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Self-verified patient of Dr. John I Abu - Posted on February 9th, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. John I Abu - Posted on October 1st, 2015
I am very frustrated (stated VERY mildly) at his service. He was the assistant surgeon for my wife's cesarean surgery and over-billed us by almost $1000 dollars and I have been fighting to get my money refunded for almost 6 months to no avail. I can't recommend his services to anyone because I think this is highly unethical. His office admits the mistake and that I am entitled to a refund but they just won't send it out for some reason.
HORRIBLE DR! He should not be practicing.
Self-verified patient of Dr. John I Abu - Posted on August 7th, 2015
NO NO NO! Dr Abu is a terrible Dr!!! I was stuck with him for a c-section after being induced. It says in my medical records that things were discussed with me that were never actually discussed ever. He sliced my cervix during the c section and then stitched me up anyways, and then proceeded to urgently call another dr in to see what he should do since I was internally bleeding. Absolutely horrible dr and horrible thing to do! NOT RECOMMENDED AT ALL!
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Self-verified patient of Dr. John I Abu - Posted on July 13th, 2013
I was going to a midwife so I didnt have an OB/GYN. I went to 42 weeks pregnant and had to be induced and got stuck with dr abu. he was horrible the whole time. he was rude, didnt act like he cared and as soon as I started labor, he told me I would probably need a c section. so he didnt try too hard before he said I needed an emergency c section. So I signed off for the c section which was a mistake. He ended up tearing my cervix and then proceeded to stitch me back up. after he had closed up the incision he then had a thought that he should re open it and try to sew up my cervix because I was losing too much blood. luckily another doctor told him not to do that. he ended up stitching it up some other way. Recovery was horrible. I had lost too much blood so I had to get a blood transfusion. Then SOMEHOW, dr abu thought he had stitched up my cervix so I wouldnt have a period and thought he might have stitched my bladder closed. (how you can mess up that bad being a doctor for so long is beyond me..) I had to go through millions of tests to make sure everything was fine. I dont think I ever saw him once after my c section and I was there for 4 days. and now, 15 and a half months later, Im still having pain where my c section was done. I had horrible pain up until my son was 13 months old and now the pain is slightly less, but still hurts when touched. I would NOT recommend dr abu to ANYONE. he writes moms in labor off and seems like he would rather make things easier on him than the moms who need it to be easy.
Dr. Abu is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
29 Years Experience
Ohio State University College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1989
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Dr. John I Abu accepts the following insurance providers.
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- First Health PPO
Locations & DirectionsSARASOTA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, 1700 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL
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