Bruce Abell Bruce Abell
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Office Phone: 202-741-3188
Email: Email
Department: Surgery


  • BA, Colgate University, 1988
  • MD, George Washington University, 1992


Bruce Abell, MD is an assistant professor of General Surgery and Trauma, and a board-certified General Surgeon and Critical Care Intensivist who completed his medical training at The George Washington University Medical Center (GW) in 1992. He subsequently finished his General Surgery residency in 1997 followed by a Critical Care Fellowship from 1997-1998 at GW. After fellowship, Dr. Abell joined the surgical staff at GW. He specializes in the laparoscopic management of complex ventral and inguinal hernias, abdominal wall reconstructions, and Breast Cancer. He is well respected in the metropolitan area for his overall care of the critically ill patient. He has consistently been named one of Washington DC’s Top Doctors in Washingtonian Magazine.


  • General Surgery

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

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