David M. Abbey, MD, MS, FACP

My Approach to Your Wellness

I am committed to making sure that you are cared for by a doctor who truly knows you and who will be readily available to you.
Whether you are generally healthy or dealing with chronic medical conditions, I am committed to taking care of you in a personalized and timely manner.
If you are dealing with chronic health concerns, we will carefully and proactively fine tune your treatment, with the goal of minimizing hospitalizations and emergency room visits and maximizing your quality of life.
I have the time to fully understand my patients' healthcare needs and concerns so together we can create and achieve personal wellness goals.
970-224-9568
1100 Poudre River Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80524

Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, Magna Cum Laude 1978
Graduate
Creighton University School of Medicine
Omaha, NE
Master of Science, Microbiology 1980
Medical School
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
Doctorate of Medicine 1984
Internship
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
1984-1987
Residency
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
1984-1987
Chief Medical Resident 1987

Professional Appointments and Affiliations

Poudre Valley Hospital
- Past-chair Medical Quality Assurance Committee
- Past-chair Pharmacy committee
- Past-chair Department of Medicine
Physician advisor to center for Diabetes Services 2008-present
Clinical Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine 1987-present
Chief of Medicine, Poudre Valley Hospital 2000-2001
Chair, Colorado component of the multistate study group for anticoagulant management of veinous thromboembolism (associated with CFMC and Kerr L. white Institute, Emery university) 1997
Co-Chair, Colorado Primary care Coalition 1994-1996
Co-Medical Director, Senior Care, Mountain Crest Psychiatric Hospital 1992-1997
Board Member, Centennial Area Health Education Center, University of Colorado Health Science Program to advance rural health care 1989-1993

Hospital Affiliations

Poudre Valley Hospital

Honors and Awards

President Colorado Society of Internal Medicine 1994-1996
Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award for Medical Student teaching, University of Colorado, Department of Medicine 1993
Fellow, American College of Physicians 1991
Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Fort Collins Family Practice Residency 1989
Outstanding Ability and Achievement Award, Santa Barbara Internal Medicine Residency Program 1987

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Lynn

    I appreciate being able to reach Dr. Abbey quickly even on a weekend and being able to get in to see him most times on the same da...

  • Member: Rene'

    Dear Dr. Abbey, Happy National Doctors day! I cant think of any doctor (besides my daughter of course) that is more deserving of ...

  • Member: Donald

    We appreciate Dr. Abbey's quick response whenever we need his counsel. He and his staff are always available with pleasant and he...

  • Member: Mary (Janie)

    Dr. Abbey shared my health status in a way that empowered me to be more in control of my choices. He acknowledges the barriers to ...