Paul Abbey, MD


“Dr. Abbey did a superb job and you can’t even see any sign of a scar.” – B.H.

Dr. Abbey graduated from, Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio in 1976 with a degree in biology, Cum Laude. He received his Medical Degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1981. His internship in General Surgery was served at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. He performed his Residency in Orthopaedics at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts from 1984 to 1987, where he was also a Research Associate at its Department of Orthopaedics in 1984. He served a Residency in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Hospital from 1982 to 1984.

Dr. Abbey did a postgraduate study in hand surgery with John Madden, M.D. in Tucson, Arizona in 1991. He also studied Microsurgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, from 1988 to 1989. Additionally, he did postgraduate work in Hand Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas from 1987 to 1988.

Dr. Abbey is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the National Board of Medical Examiners. His areas of specialization are Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity and Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Prior to joining Premier Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Dr. Abbey was in private practice with the Virginia Mason Clinic in Seattle, Washington and then at Tennessee Orthopaedics in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Dr. Abbey’s CV

Dr. Abbey’s Specialties Include:
  • Surgery of the Hand & Upper Extremity
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
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I just wanted to write a short letter about my experiences at Premier Orthopedics. I wanted to give a very Big Thank You to Dr. Abbey, Leslie, Jessica and the nurses and all of the front desk staff and Tasha! I was very fortunate to have had such a great team of Dr’s, nurses, therapists and staff. I am very grateful for all the efforts and just great environment at Premier Orthopedics. Even though I was not successful at returning to my previous craft. I wanted to let them know how grateful I was to have had the privilege of being treated there. I am very thankful for the recovery I was able to make. Even though it was not exactly what I had hoped for. I could not have asked for a better outcome considering the situation. So in closing I am very pleased with my experience and I would highly recommend this great team.

Patient Testimonial 2017-05-31 Excellent doctor!

Patient Testimonial 2016-12-28 Wouldn’t go too another doctor concerning my hands – am a classical pianist!!!!!

Patient Testimonial 2016-12-20 I appreciate the scientific approach. Assuming nothing, while exploring all options.

Patient Testimonial 2016-12-20 Always a very quick appointment, with very friendly staff.

Patient Testimonial 2016-12-20 Keep up the good work!

Patient Testimonial 2016-09-15 Wonderful doc. Great bedside manner.

Patient Testimonial 2016-03-15 Great office staff. Dr Abbey was very informative and straight forward.


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