Locations and contactI see patients at
OHSU Perinatology and Genetics Clinic, Marquam Hill
Address3270 SW Pavilion LoopPortland, Oregon 97239
Dr. David Abel specializes in caring for patients with high-risk pregnancies. He specializes in complex fetal ultrasound diagnosis, and feels it is a privilege to help patients through what is often a very difficult pregnancy. He particularly enjoys working with OB/GYN residents and maternal-fetal medicine fellows and participating in their education.
Outside of work, Dr. Abel enjoys spending time with his wife, son and their dog and two cats. He enjoys making jam and pickling in the summer, and picking fresh blackberries whenever he has the opportunity. He also has a particular interest in astronomy and music from the ’80s and ’90s.
Dr. Abel sees patients at OHSU, PeaceHealth Maternal Fetal Medicine in Vancouver, WA and OHSU Maternal Fetal Medicine at Adventist Health Portland.
Education and training
- B.A., 1987, Tufts University
- M.D., 1992, SUNY Upstate Medical University
- Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California – Los Angeles, 1993
- Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME, 1996
- Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2003
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Maternal-Fetal Medicine
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Memberships and associations:
- Fellow, Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
- Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society
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