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Deborah M. Abrams, MD
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
Special Interests
Dr. Abrams specializes in melanoma, sarcoma, breast cancer and general hematology and oncology.
Personal Information
A native Southwesterner, Dr. Abrams grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, but has enjoyed traveling throughout the country for school and medical training. She attended college in Georgia, then continued north to Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Maine. The Pacific Northwest has been the best combination of all of those places and will hopefully continue to be home for many generations. She and her husband have three children, including twins! On weekends, they can be found walking the dogs, playing soccer, or just enjoying their hometown of Bainbridge Island.
Clinical Experience
Hematology/Oncology, Melanoma, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Medical Oncology
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine Hematology Medical Oncology
Education and Professional Achievements
MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vt., 2006 MS, Biological Sciences, Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 2002 BS, Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, 1997
Internal Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, 2009
Hematology and Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, 2012
Professional Activities and Awards
American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member
American Society of Hematology, Member
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Would recommend provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
4.8 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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May 2018
Felt being well cares for & doctor was very serious in doing her best on my behalf. Thank you.
May 2018
*Dr. Abrams had a positive caring attitude and explained and answered all questions and concerns completely and very well.
March 2018
Dr. Abrams is very down to earth, easy to understand and, and easy to laugh with.
March 2018
She is terrific. #1. Excellent!
February 2018
*Dr. Abrams is THE BEST! Thoughtful in her explanations. Honest and direct, but delivers her message in an incredibly human way. have recommended her to several friends.
January 2018
Exam was thorough. Dr. Abrams was patient, caring and gave clear explanations of condition, monitoring and results.
January 2018
Professional & personal.
November 2017
Very professional & caring.
October 2017
Appreciate time spent to talk about science articles I read.
October 2017
Warm & friendly. Has a really warm manner.
August 2017
Dr. Abrams was very patient and thorough in discussing my medical condition.
July 2017
Dr. Abrams is a doll!!
May 2017
They did not rush around and leave, not until I was satisfied and understood what they were telling me.
March 2017
Excellent care by _____ Dr. Abrams! So kind, thoughtful, treated with genuine compassion & care.
January 2017
Dr. Abrams is wonderful and I am grateful for her.
January 2017
Dr. Abrams demonstrated the highest level of professionalism, frank discussions with me, coordinated future appointment w/vascular surgeon & followed up with me. I am impressed and have referred VM to a family member as a result of my experience.