Abigail M. Stocker, M.D.

Abigail M. Stocker, M.D.

Abigail M. Stocker, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-6991 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Gastroenterology


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

Featured Publications

  • Abell TL, Kedar A, Stocker A, Beatty K, McElmurray L, Hughes M, Rashed H, Kennedy W, Wendelschafer-Crabb G, Yang X, Fraig M, Omer E, Miller E, Griswold M, Pinkston C. Gastroparesis syndromes: Response to electrical stimulation. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 Mar;31(3):e13534. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13534. Epub 2019 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 30706646.
  • Paskaranandavadivel N, Angeli TR, Manson T, Stocker A, McElmurray L, O'Grady G, Abell T, Cheng LK. Multi-day, multi-sensor ambulatory monitoring of gastric electrical activity. Physiol Meas. 2019 Mar 1;40(2):025011. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/ab0668. PubMed PMID: 30754026.
  • McKenzie P, Stocker A, Du P, Lahr C, Cheng LK, McElmurray L, Kedar A, Boatright B, Hassan H, Hughes M, Omer E, Bhandari B, Abell TL. The Effect of Gastric Electrical Stimulation on Small Bowel Motility in Patients With Gastroparesis and Concomitant Pancreatic and Small Bowel Dysfunction: From Animal Model to Human Application. Neuromodulation. 2018 Dec 7. doi: 10.1111/ner.12888. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30525253.
  • Liaquat H, Ashat M, Stocker A, McElmurray L, Beatty K, Abell TL, Dryden G. Clinical Efficacy of Serum-Derived Bovine Immunoglobulin in Patients With Refractory Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Dec;356(6):531-536. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2018.08.019. Epub 2018 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: 30342719.
  • Reddy K, Patrick C, Liaquat H, Rodriquez E, Stocker A, Cave B, Cave MC, Smart L, Cutts T, Abell T. Differences in Referral Access to Care Between Gastrointestinal Subspecialty Patients: Barriers and Opportunities. Health Equity. 2018 Jun 1;2(1):103-108. doi: 10.1089/heq.2018.0001. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30283855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6071906.
  • Wendorf G, Mehta M, Stocker A, Smith J, Abell T. Endoscopic aspects of temporary gastric electrical stimulator lead placement in patients with gastroparesis and gastroparesis-like syndromes. VideoGIE. 2018 Mar 7;3(4):112. doi: 10.1016/j.vgie.2018.01.007. eCollection 2018 Apr. PubMed PMID: 29916475; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6004497.
  • 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.
  • Smith A, Cacchione R, Miller E, McElmurray L, Allen R, Stocker A, Abell TL, Hughes MG. Mini-laparotomy with Adjunctive Care versus Laparoscopy for Placement of Gastric Electrical Stimulation. Am Surg. 2016 Apr;82(4):337-42. PubMed PMID: 27097627; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5089060.
  • Stocker A, Abell TL, Rashed H, Kedar A, Boatright B, Chen J. Autonomic Evaluation of Patients With Gastroparesis and Neurostimulation: Comparisons of Direct/Systemic and Indirect/Cardiac Measures. Gastroenterology Res. 2016 Feb;9(1):10-16. Epub 2016 Mar 8. PubMed PMID: 27785318; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5051107.