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

      • Agrawal A, Francis SL, Deveneau NE, Jain S, Abrasley C, McNeese JT, Kothari ST, Lahr CJ, Abell TL. Gastric Electrical Stimulation and Sacral Electrical Stimulation: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study of Dual-Device Treatment. Dig Dis Sci. 2016 Jan;61(1):176-80. doi: 10.1007/s10620-015-3840-4. Epub 2015 Aug 18. PubMed PMID: 26280085.
      • Islam S, McLaughlin J, Pierson J, Jolley C, Kedar A, Abell T. Long-term outcomes of gastric electrical stimulation in children with gastroparesis. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jan;51(1):67-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.10.015. Epub 2015 Oct 23. PubMed PMID: 26526207.
      • Soota K, Kedar A, Nikitina Y, Arendale E, Vedanarayanan V, Abell TL. Immunomodulation for treatment of drug and device refractory gastroparesis. Results Immunol. 2016 Mar 3;6:11-4. doi: 10.1016/j.rinim.2016.02.001. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27014566; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4792859.
      • Pasricha PJ, Yates KP, Nguyen L, Clarke J, Abell TL, Farrugia G, Hasler WL, Koch KL, Snape WJ, McCallum RW, Sarosiek I, Tonascia J, Miriel LA, Lee L, Hamilton F, Parkman HP. Outcomes and Factors Associated With Reduced Symptoms in  Patients With Gastroparesis. Gastroenterology. 2015 Dec;149(7):1762-1774.e4. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.08.008. Epub 2015 Aug 21. PubMed PMID: 26299414; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4663150.
      • Singh S, McCrary J, Kedar A, Weeks S, Beauerle B, Weeks A, Endashaw O, Lahr C, Starkebaum W, Abell T. Temporary Endoscopic Stimulation in Gastroparesis-like Syndrome. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Oct 1;21(4):520-7. doi: 10.5056/jnm15046. PubMed PMID: 26351250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4622134.
      • Aslam N, Kedar A, Nagarajarao HS, Reddy K, Rashed H, Cutts T, Riely C, Abell TL. Serum catecholamines and dysautonomia in diabetic gastroparesis and liver cirrhosis. Am J Med Sci. 2015 Aug;350(2):81-6. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0000000000000523. PubMed PMID: 26181082.
      • Paskaranandavadivel N, Bull SH, Parsell D, Cheng LK, Abell TL. A system for automated quantification of cutaneous electrogastrograms. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug;2015:6098-101. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319783. PubMed PMID: 26737683.
      • Angeli TR, Cheng LK, Du P, Wang TH, Bernard CE, Vannucchi MG, Faussone-Pellegrini MS, Lahr C, Vather R, Windsor JA, Farrugia G, Abell TL, O'Grady G. Loss of Interstitial Cells of Cajal and Patterns of Gastric Dysrhythmia in Patients With Chronic Unexplained Nausea and Vomiting. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jul;149(1):56-66.e5. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.04.003. Epub 2015 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 25863217; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4617790.
      • Abell TL, Chen J, Emmanuel A, Jolley C, Sarela AI, Törnblom H. Neurostimulation of the gastrointestinal tract: review of recent developments. Neuromodulation. 2015 Apr;18(3):221-7; discussion 227. doi: 10.1111/ner.12260. Epub 2015 Jan 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 25581846; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4383702.
      • 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):169-84. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2014.11.013. Epub 2014 Dec 29. Review. PubMed PMID: 25667031; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4323584.