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

  • 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.
  • 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 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24056201.
  • Tonore TB, Spree DC, Abell T. Cyclic vomiting syndrome: A common, underrecognized disorder. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2013 Sep 11. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12068. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24170626.
  • 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.
  • Melcescu E, Hogan RB 2nd, Brown K, Boyd SA, Abell TL, Koch CA. The various faces of autoimmune endocrinopathies: non-tumoral hypergastrinemia in a patient with lymphocytic colitis and chronic autoimmune gastritis. Exp Mol Pathol. 2012 Dec;93(3):434-40. doi: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2012.09.025. Epub 2012 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 23043903.
  • O'Grady G, Angeli TR, Du P, Lahr C, Lammers WJ, Windsor JA, Abell TL, Farrugia G, Pullan AJ, Cheng LK. Abnormal initiation and conduction of slow-wave activity in gastroparesis, defined by high-resolution electrical mapping. Gastroenterology. 2012 Sep;143(3):589-98.e1-3. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2012.05.036. Epub 2012 May 27. PubMed PMID: 22643349; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3429650.