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Nicola Abate, MD
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Departments: Internal Medicine
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Languages: English
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Dr. Abate is professor and chief of the Division of Endocrinology and the Charles Sprague, M.D. Distinguished Professor in Internal Medicine at UTMB Health. His research focuses on studying metabolic and genetic determinants of insulin resistance. Insulin resistance is the common denominator for the clustering of metabolic abnormalities identified in the "Metabolic Syndrome" and increases risk for both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, two major causes of morbidity and mortality for our population. As director of the Endocrinology Division, he leads a clinical and research program with a special focus on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Ultimately, the goal of the research and clinical program is to develop effective strategies to prevent type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

 

Medical/Professional School:

General Medicine, Università degli Studi di Modena, School of Medicine - Modena MO, Italy, MD, 1985

Residencies:

Internal Medicine, Università degli Studi di Modena, School of Medicine - Modena MO, Italy, 1990

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX, 1997

Fellowships:

Endocrinology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX, 1995

Internships:

Università degli Studi di Modena, School of Medicine - Modena MO, Italy, 1985


Certifications:

Internal Medicine,American Boards of Internal Medicine

Lipidology,American Board of Clinical Lipidology

UTMB Health Stark Diabetes Clinic - Multispecialty Center
2660 Gulf Freeway South #9
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 337-0805

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always goodDec 02,2016
Dr. Abate is the best by far caregiver I have.Dec 02,2016
did not do a physical exam and seemed disinterested in my thyroid condition.Nov 04,2016
This was a first time visit, the provider listen carefully to what I had to say my medical history. He changed my medication & I feel like a new person.Nov 04,2016
My visit on 9/23/16 was 1st time meeting this new doctor as my previous doctor left the practice. I am very impressed with my new doctor. I like him and have confidence in him in spite of my dislike for "big medicine."Sep 23,2016
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