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About Ratings and Comments
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care
provider-related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey
Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5
with 5 being the best score.
Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full.
Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
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
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
Patient | March 29, 2017
Great Doctor. Friendly, courteous, attentive, professional, caring, genuine. Always had direct eye contact when speaking/listening.
Patient | March 26, 2017
Great always when I visit. #1. Matthew Albato.
Patient | February 21, 2017
Patient | February 20, 2017
My favorite provider ever...
Patient | February 15, 2017
treated me as the only patient he had all day and was personable and wanted my best interests
Patient | February 12, 2017
Vanderbilt Health participates in Cigna Connect, an Affordable Care Act (ACA)-compliant individual insurance plan option. Individuals enrolled in all metal levels of Cigna Connect can be seen at Vanderbilt at their maximum benefit level. Inclusion of Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt providers as “in-network” on Cigna.com and HealthCare.gov has been delayed. In the meantime, Vanderbilt is accepting all Cigna Connect patients.
Vanderbilt Health participates in the local and national health insurance plans listed below. It’s important to note that Vanderbilt may not participate in all products offered by an insurance carrier. We encourage you to contact your insurance company to verify your coverage for care at a Vanderbilt location. Several insurance carriers also include Vanderbilt in their individual off-exchange plans.
Aetna (Excludes First Health, except Medical Mutual of Ohio)
Aetna Behavioral Health
Aetna Better Health (Kentucky Medicaid)
Aetna Better Health Transplants (Kentucky Medicaid. Requires single case agreement)
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Aetna Select VHAN (Premier)
Aetna Whole Health
Amerigroup Behavioral Health
Amerigroup TennCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
Amerigroup Transplant Medicaid (Tennessee MCO)
Amerivantage Medicare Advantage
Baptist Health (Formerly Known as Bluegrass Family Health)
Baptist Health Behavioral Health
Baptist Health Plan of KY
BlueCross BlueShield BlueCard (for out-of-state plans with "suitcase")
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee - Networks P, S & M (Includes individual exchange plans for all metal levels)
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Behavioral Health
BlueCross BlueShield Transplants (BDCT and local BCBST)
BlueCross BlueShield TennCare
BCBST CoverKids (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BCBST CoverKids Behavioral Health
BCBST CoverKids Transplants
BlueCare (Adult services may require prior authorization and be redirected)
BlueCare Advantage Plus (DSNP) - Medicare/Medicaid
BlueCare Behavioral Health
TennCare Select (Adult services may require prior authorization and should be directed back to TennCare)
TennCare Select Behavioral Health
TennCare Select Transplants
Center Care Behavioral Health
Cigna (Includes LP, OAP and Great West)
Cigna Behavioral Health
Cigna Connect (Effective Jan. 1, 2018. Includes individual exchange plans for all metal levels)
Cigna-HealthSpring Behavioral Health
Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
Corvel (Workers' Compensation)
Corvel Behavioral Health
Farm Bureau (Offers individual off-exchange, non-ACA compliant plan)
HealthOne Alliance Behavioral Health
Health Partners Behavioral Health
Cariten Medicare Advantage
Humana (Includes HMO, NPOS and PPO. Excludes local POS and individual exchange plan: PPOX)