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Matthew John Abbate, MD


Assistant Professor of Clinical

4.9 4.9 532 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1994


MD - Tufts University, 1991
Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1994
Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1992


Vanderbilt Primary Care Franklin
Vanderbilt Medical Group Franklin
2105 Edward Curd Lane
Franklin, TN 37067

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Patient Comments

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Always kind & considerate.
Patient | October 17, 2018

Dr. Abbate has been my doctor for many years. This would not be the case if he did not have my complete trust. He is an excellent physician.
Patient | October 9, 2018

Dr. Abbate is the best doctor I have ever had. Everyone should have it so good. I have been his patient for seven years now and he is on top of everything. He is compassionate, shows empathy and kindness, and has always helped improve my health. I recommend him to my employees and friends.
Patient | October 8, 2018

We are making excellent progress on weight loss goals and controlling essential hypertension.
Patient | September 12, 2018

Very good.
Patient | August 28, 2018

Excellent all the way around. Highly recommend.
Patient | August 26, 2018

Patient | August 13, 2018

For what its worth, i have recommended Dr Abbate to all of my children.
Patient | August 6, 2018

Dr. Abbate clearly ordered age appropriate lab tests which I might not have thought of.
Patient | July 24, 2018

Always willing to take whatever time needed to answer in detail all my questions or _____ my wife.
Patient | July 20, 2018

Best dr.
Patient | July 16, 2018

Dr. Abbate always listens and cares about me and my health. One of the main reasons I continue to see him.
Patient | July 9, 2018

Dr. Abbate is the best PCP I've ever had. He and his staff are excellent at care and courtesy.
Patient | June 21, 2018

Have recommended Dr. Abbate in the past and will certainly do so if such an opportunity presents itself in the future.
Patient | May 29, 2018

I was fortunate to be taken on as a patient by Dr Abbate. I couldn't be more pleased with the care he delivers and his manner in doing so.
Patient | May 27, 2018

Dr. Abate is very professional in the manner he deals with me. He is exceptionally knowledgeable and explains things in layman's terms. He is a kind man and it is clear that he cares about me as a person.
Patient | May 21, 2018

Best physician I've ever had. He actually recognizes me and knows about my lifestyle. (ie I travel constantly)
Patient | May 21, 2018

I have every confidence in Dr. Abatte concerning my medical care.
Patient | May 7, 2018

great experience
Patient | April 23, 2018

dr.abatte is very good and very professional . I would highly recommend him.
Patient | April 23, 2018

great experience
Patient | April 17, 2018

He is a great doctor. Kind, caring, compassionate, great listener and spent plenty of time with me.
Patient | April 9, 2018

Dr. Abbate is the best physician I ever had ... he is knowledgeable and compassionate. Fantastic doctor !!!
Patient | April 9, 2018

Dr, Abatte always sits down to talk and listens well. I never feel like he is in a hurry, although I am sure that day was busy for him. He keeps up with the screening that needs to be done (e.g., colonoscopy).
Patient | March 17, 2018

Dr. Abbate is very above average as a PCP.
Patient | March 1, 2018

Very good experience as always.
Patient | February 28, 2018

I really like and trust Dr. Abbate.
Patient | January 26, 2018

I have been a patient of Dr. Abbate since mid-year of 1994. We have grown to be friends as well as doctor patient relationship. I have changed my Medicare advantage coverage so I could remain seeing Dr. Abbate.
Patient | January 21, 2018

Excellent! Dr. Abbate is a wonderful doctor and my husband and I have utmost confidence in him. He has been our primary care physician for many years and he is excellent. Very thankful to have him!
Patient | January 16, 2018

my wife and mother in law see Dr Abatte, and several friends, thats how i found out about him, i would never entertain leaving him as a patient unless i moved out of state, and thats not likely
Patient | December 18, 2017

best doctor I've ever had. I feel better just talking with him.
Patient | December 16, 2017

I appreciate an open mind and good ear. I always feel as if I am being heard, and the issues are dealt with.
Patient | December 15, 2017

good always.
Patient | December 8, 2017

wanted my son to get in to see him due to family history etc but he his was told he's not taking new patients.
Patient | December 7, 2017

Patient | December 4, 2017

He's the reason I come to Vanderbilt.
Patient | November 14, 2017

Good experience, compassionate and encouraging to me.
Patient | November 9, 2017

Dr. Abbate is great all-around physician. So glad friend recommended his practice.
Patient | October 31, 2017

I don't see Dr. Abbate very often (it had been 2 yrs.) but he remembers me & my history (not on the charts) and shows interest in my well being.
Patient | October 18, 2017

My wife and mother in law have him, and I have recommended Dr Abbate to many
Patient | October 17, 2017

Dr. Abbate is a very excellent doctor. He's very, very good at what he does.
Patient | September 22, 2017