Dr. Abbey and his staff continue to provide excellent care for this elderly patient. He makes it very easy and comfortable to explore any issue for which I have questions.
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
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.
Dr. Abbey's Credentials
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
Chief Medical Resident 1987
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Santa Barbara, CA
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Doctorate of Medicine 1984
Creighton University School of Medicine
Master of Science, Microbiology 1980
University of Northern Colorado
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, Magna Cum Laude 1978
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
- Past-chair Medical Quality Assurance Committee
- Past-chair Pharmacy committee
- Past-chair Department of Medicine
Clinical Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Outpatient Serrvices Medical Director, University of Colorado
Past Chief of Medicine, Poudre Valley Hospital
Past Chair, Colorado component of the multistate study group for anticoagulant management of veinous thromboembolism (associated with CFMC and Kerr L. white Institute, Emery university)Past Co-Chair, Colorado Primary care Coalition
Past Co-Medical Director, Senior Care, Mountain Crest Psychiatric Hospital
Past Board Member, Centennial Area Health Education Center, University of Colorado Health Science Program to advance rural health care
Testimonials from patients of Dr. Abbey
Dr. David Abbey has been a part of my life for over ten years.
You have been a kind, personable, reassuring doctor and a wonderful listener. I appreciate the extra time that you always give me and the
personal approach is extra special.
Thank you for all you have done for me.
I have had an annual physical exam for over 50 years. I thought my doctors were thorough, but the degree of care for my personal well being varied until I met Dr. David Abbey. I have been blessed with "good health" for most of my 83 years, but in recent years I've experienced a number of maladies, mostly related to advancing age.
Until Dr. Abbey, I had only one doctor… See more
I have been a patient of Dr. David Abbey even before he joined MDVIP. I always valued his care and personal approach, plus I consider him a good friend. I debated continuing with him when he joined MDVIP because of the additional cost. I'm glad I did. Anytime I needed to see him for anything I almost always got in that same day. Having the annual physical included also helps alieviate anxiety… See more
We have counted our blessings more than once since we joined Dr. Abbey's practice. His patience, availability, listening skills, and caring are just a few of his many super qualities. He has helped us out through several very difficult situations! His nursing staff is also wonderful and personal to our concerns. You are never just a "number" when you call! If MDVIP gave of trophies, he would… See more
Don and I seem to enjoy good health, and so much of it is thanks to you for keeping us on track... It seems any time I need you, it is a weekend or holiday.
You are always so gracious in taking my call. Really appreciate having one Doctor who knows all that goes on with our health.
Kathy and Barb are so in tune to anything we need, it is just great to call the… See more
Dr. Abbey and his staff are outstanding people. They are so tuned into customer service and follow up. Not only are they the best in Fort Collins, but in my opinion the region. I have been going to Dr. Abbey for a very long time and he and his nurses staff are awesome! Thank you for all the great care. Dean Wagner
I thank Dr. Abbey and his wonderful staff for their knowledge and concern.
Once I call or enter the office, I know I'm going to get the help I need !
How lucky we all are in Ft. Collins to have such great service.
Rating Dr. Abbey and his office is easy - it's the BEST ! The number of
Five stars seems so low - if I had my way to rate it would… See more
Dr Abbey is thoughtful, thorough, patient. You are never rushed, and he only wants the best for his patients. His staff is terrific, and his nurses are good friends.