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Kathleen Abbott, MDContact Info


Physiatry/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Residency

Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship

Lags Spine & Sports, Santa Barbara, CA

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Pain Medicine
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine

  • Biography

    Dr. Kathleen Abbott, MD is an experienced board-certified physiatrist who has been practicing in Connecticut for over 15 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of  Connecticut where she trained as a physical therapist. She practiced for three years and then went on to pursue her medical degree at Tufts University. She did an internship in Internal Medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Boston and a residency in Physiatry at Boston Medical Center. She completed a fellowship at LAGS Spine and Sports in California, studying interventional spinal injections.

    Dr. Abbott has a special interest in helping patients with disorders of the spine, neck and back pain, and work-related injuries. She takes a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and managing pain in order to maximize function and improve quality of life. She uses a wide range of diagnostic techniques including electromyography (EMG) which is an electrodiagnostic medicine technique for evaluating and recording the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. She also performs fluoroscopy-guided spinal injections. She works collaboratively with physical therapists and chiropractors in order to maximize patient function and encourage exercise and mobility.

    She is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital, Johnson Memorial Medical Center, and Johnson Surgery Center.

    Now scheduling patients in Enfield and Glastonbury.
    Call (860) 749-3045.

  • Affiliations

    St. Francis Hospital
    Johnson Memorial Medical Center
    Johnson Surgery Center

  • Clinical Interests

    Spine disorders
    Neck and back pain
    EMG/NCS
    Work-related injuries

  • Professional Organizations

    Active member of the American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    American Academy Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

  • Patient Reviews

    Dr. Abbott is truly amazing. She has helped me more than any other doctor. She is compassionate and understanding!!

    Outstanding visit! Answered all of my questions and gave me several options for my condition. She set up our next visit a few weeks out to check on my progress.

    My experience was wonderful and Dr. Abbot was great. She is very friendly and I like that.

    A very pleasant experience. Great crew especially Dr. Abbott.

    I have been seeing Dr. Abbott for years and have followed her to her current practice. I was diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease at age 22, I have had multiple surgeries and require periods epidural steroid injections to control the radiculopathy. Dr. Abbott has been with me through it all, she is thorough, sympathetic and practices with incredible attention to detail.

    Caring Physician!
    Dr. Abbott performed a nerve conduction EMG study. She was professional, skilled, and concerned for patient well-being during the tests. I would recommend her to others!

    Dr. Abbot seems to be thorough and ordered X-rays of other painful areas rather than just my back.

Enfield
160 Hazard Ave, Enfield, CT, USA
(860) 749-3045
Glastonbury – 289 Western
289 Western Blvd, Glastonbury, CT, United States
(860) 749-3045
New Britain – Lake Street
1 Lake Street, New Britain, CT, United States
(860) 749-3045