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
  • American Board of Family Practice

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

 

Recent Publications

    • O'Grady G, Abell TL. Gastric Arrhythmias in Gastroparesis: Low- and High-Resolution Mapping of Gastric Electrical Activity. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;44(1):169-184. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Dec 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 25667031; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4323584.
    • Abell TL, Chen J, Emmanuel A, Jolley C, Sarela AI, Törnblom H. Neurostimulation of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Review of Recent Developments. Neuromodulation. 2015 Jan 12. doi: 10.1111/ner.12260. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25581846.
    • Brown Tonore T, Spree DC, Abell T. Cyclic vomiting syndrome: a common, underrecognized disorder. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2014 Jun;26(6):340-7. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12068. Epub 2013 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 24170626.
    • Parkman HP, Van Natta ML, Abell TL, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Nguyen L, Snape WJ, Koch KL, Hasler WL, Farrugia G, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F, Pasricha PJ. Effect of nortriptyline on symptoms of idiopathic gastroparesis: the NORIG randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2013 Dec 25;310(24):2640-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282833. PubMed PMID: 24368464; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4099968.
    • Harrison NS, Williams PA, Walker MR, Nikitini Y, Helling TS, Abell TL, Lahr CJ. Evaluation and Treatment of Gastric Stimulator Failure in Patients With Gastroparesis. Surg Innov. 2013 Sep 20;21(3):244-249. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24056201.
    • Lahr CJ, Griffith J, Subramony C, Halley L, Adams K, Paine ER, Schmieg R, Islam S, Salameh J, Spree D, Kothari T, Kedar A, Nikitina Y, Abell T. Gastric electrical stimulation for abdominal pain in patients with symptoms of gastroparesis. Am Surg. 2013 May;79(5):457-64. PubMed PMID: 23635579.
    • Aurora SK, Papapetropoulos S, Kori SH, Kedar A, Abell TL. Gastric stasis in migraineurs: etiology, characteristics, and clinical and therapeutic implications. Cephalalgia. 2013 Apr;33(6):408-15. doi: 10.1177/0333102412473371. Epub 2013 Mar 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 23463252.
    • Parkman HP, Yates K, Hasler WL, Nguyen L, Pasricha PJ, Snape WJ, Farrugia G, Koch KL, Calles J, Abell TL, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Lee L, Unalp-Arida A, Tonascia J, Hamilton F. Cholecystectomy and clinical presentations of gastroparesis. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Apr;58(4):1062-73. doi: 10.1007/s10620-013-2596-y. Epub 2013 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 23456496; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3891205.
    • Camilleri M, Parkman HP, Shafi MA, Abell TL, Gerson L; American College of Gastroenterology. Clinical guideline: management of gastroparesis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jan;108(1):18-37; quiz 38. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.373. Epub 2012 Nov 13. PubMed PMID: 23147521; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3722580.
    • Williams PA, Nikitina Y, Kedar A, Lahr CJ, Helling TS, Abell TL. Long-term effects of gastric stimulation on gastric electrical physiology. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Jan;17(1):50-5; discussion p.55-6. doi: 10.1007/s11605-012-2020-5. Epub 2012 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 22956404.