Thomas L. Abell, M.D.

Thomas L. Abell, M.D.

Thomas L. Abell, M.D.

Thomas L. Abell, M.D.

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Arthur M. Schoen, M.D., Chair in Gastroenterology
GI Motility Clinic
220 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991- Academic Office
502-540-1420 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Gastrointestinal Motility; Gastroparesis; Endoscopic Device Development

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of South Dakota
  • Residency: The Ohio State University Hospitals; Baptist Memorial Hospital/University of Tennessee-Memphis; Southern Illinois University
  • Fellowship: Mayo Foundation; University of Tennessee

 

Featured Publications

  • Calles-Escandón J, Koch KL, Hasler WL, Van Natta ML, Pasricha PJ, Tonascia J, Parkman HP, Hamilton F, Herman WH, Basina M, Buckingham B, Earle K, Kirkeby K, Hairston K, Bright T, Rothberg AE, Kraftson AT, Siraj ES, Subauste A, Lee LA, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Nguyen L, Fass R, Snape WJ, Vaughn IA, Miriel LA, Farrugia G; NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GpCRC). Glucose sensor-augmented continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion in patients with diabetic gastroparesis: An open-label pilot prospective study. PLoS One. 2018 Apr 13;13(4):e0194759. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194759. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29652893.
  • Orthey P, Yu D, Van Natta ML, Ramsey FV, Diaz JR, Bennett PA, Iagaru AH, Fragomeni RS, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Hasler WL, Farrugia G, Grover M, Koch KL, Nguyen L, Snape WJ, Abell TL, Pasricha PJ, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, Parkman HP, Maurer AH; NIH Gastroparesis Consortium. Intragastric Meal Distribution During Gastric Emptying Scintigraphy for Assessment of Fundic Accommodation: Correlation with Symptoms of Gastroparesis. J Nucl Med. 2018 Apr;59(4):691-697. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.117.197053. Epub 2017 Sep 28. PubMed PMID: 28970332.
  • Siraj ES, Homko C, Wilson LA, May P, Rao AD, Calles J, Farrugia G, Hasler WL, Koch KL, Nguyen L, Snape WJ, Abell TL, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Pasricha PJ, Clarke J, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, Parkman HP. Islet Cell Associated Autoantibodies and C-Peptide Levels in Patients with Diabetes and Symptoms of Gastroparesis. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 Feb 13;9:32. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00032. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 29487566; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5816742.
  • Pasricha PJ, Yates KP, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Abell TL, Koch KL, Nguyen LAB, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, Clarke JO, Dhalla S, Stein EM, Lee LA, Miriel LA, Van Natta ML, Grover M, Farrugia G, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Parkman HP; NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GpCRC). Aprepitant Has Mixed Effects on Nausea and Reduces Other Symptoms in Patients With Gastroparesis and Related Disorders. Gastroenterology. 2018 Jan;154(1):65-76.e11. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.08.033. Epub 2017 Oct 28. PubMed PMID: 29111115; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5742047.
  • Gibbons SJ, Grover M, Choi KM, Wadhwa A, Zubair A, Wilson LA, Wu Y, Abell TL, Hasler WL, Koch KL, McCallum RW, Nguyen LAB, Parkman HP, Sarosiek I, Snape WJ, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Pasricha PJ, Farrugia G. Repeat polymorphisms in the Homo sapiens heme oxygenase-1 gene in diabetic and idiopathic gastroparesis. PLoS One. 2017 Nov 21;12(11):e0187772. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187772. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 29161307; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5697813.
  • Liu N, Abell T. Gastroparesis Updates on Pathogenesis and Management. Gut Liver. 2017 Sep 15;11(5):579-589. doi: 10.5009/gnl16336. Review. PubMed PMID: 28535580; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5593319.
  • Crittenden NE, Rashed H, Johnson WD, Cowan G, Tichansky D, Madan A, Aslam N, Cutts T, Abell TL. Long-Term Follow-Up of Autonomic and Enteric Measures in Patients Undergoing Vertical Banded Gastroplasty for Morbid Obesity. Gastroenterology Res. 2017 Aug;10(4):218-223. doi: 10.14740/gr885w. Epub 2017 Aug 31. PubMed PMID: 28912907; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5593440.
  • Paskaranandavadivel N, Angeli T, Stocker A, McElmurray L, O'Grady G, Abell T, Cheng LK. Ambulatory gastric mucosal slow wave recording for chronic experimental studies. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2017 Jul;2017:755-758. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2017.8036934. PubMed PMID: 29059982.
  • Shah H, Wendorf G, Ahmed S, McElmurray L, Lahr C, Hughes M, Beauerle B, Miller E, Stocker A, Abell TL. Treating an oft-unrecognized and troublesome entity: using gastric electrical stimulation to reduce symptoms of malignancy-associated gastroparesis. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Jan;25(1):27-31. Epub 2016 Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 27534962.
  • Angeli TR, Du P, Midgley D, Paskaranandavadivel N, Sathar S, Lahr C, Abell TL, Cheng LK, O'Grady G. Acute Slow Wave Responses to High-Frequency Gastric Electrical Stimulation in Patients With Gastroparesis Defined by High-Resolution Mapping. Neuromodulation. 2016 Dec;19(8):864-871. doi: 10.1111/ner.12454. Epub 2016 Jun 10. PubMed PMID: 27284964; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5138141.