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Matthew John Abbate, MD


Assistant Professor of Clinical

4.9 4.9 707 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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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

had no test or precedures. i was very happy with Dr. Abbate and would recommend him to others.
Patient | September 18, 2017

first visit very pleased with dr. abbate and his staff.
Patient | September 18, 2017

We don't make it a habit of recommending services of any nature. We are very satisfied with our care provider.
Patient | August 28, 2017

Thank you Dr. Abbate for your kindness and listening to me. I do greatly appreciate it.
Patient | August 28, 2017

Dr. Abbate is great.
Patient | August 23, 2017

love y'all thank you
Patient | August 21, 2017

Can't say enough good things about him. Best PCP I've ever had.
Patient | July 27, 2017

Dr. Abbate is simply the BESt.
Patient | July 25, 2017

Dr. Abbate is knowledgeable, caring, and kind!
Patient | July 17, 2017

My physician always takes time to listen to and hear me. Then we come up with a logical plan. The wait time is minimal, and the quality/quantity of one on one time is exceptional for any clinic. Thank you for the great service.
Patient | July 11, 2017

I have been a patient with Dr. Matthew Abbate for 22+ years. I could see doctors in my area but, I rather continue seeing Dr. Abbate. He is what I need and approve of as a doctor.
Patient | July 11, 2017

excellent dr a.a d.excellent. staff and dr
Patient | July 10, 2017

Best primary care dr. I have ever had.
Patient | June 26, 2017

after the blood test I have to wait for my next appt. to discuss the results, (usually 5 or 6 months) I realize I can email questions but I feel more comfortable discussing in person
Patient | June 19, 2017

I am very impressed & confident in my dr.
Patient | June 6, 2017

Patient | June 4, 2017

very professional and informative
Patient | May 22, 2017

Patient | May 18, 2017

my fate is in good hands !
Patient | May 8, 2017

All of my experience thus far are good.
Patient | April 27, 2017

ALWAYS good.
Patient | March 29, 2017

Great Doctor. Friendly, courteous, attentive, professional, caring, genuine. Always had direct eye contact when speaking/listening.
Patient | March 26, 2017