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Dr. Paul Abramson

Family Medicine
San Francisco, CA
male

About

Bio

Paul Abramson MD is a private physician in San Francisco, and founder of My Doctor Medical Group. He is also on the clinical faculty at UCSF where he teaches clinical medicine to medical students.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Addiction Medicine

Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

Travel Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
1 Agree
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Elevated blood pressure in children is more commonly due to an underlying medical condition than in adults. But with the rise in childhood obesity thi... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Viruses and bacteria that can cause bronchitis (an infection of the large airways) can also affect the throat, causing pharyngitis (sore throat). Or,... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Absolutely. Many people lose, donate, or are born without one of their kidneys, and do just fine. It's very important for these people to take care of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Refined sugars include table sugar (sucrose), brown sugar, and high-fructose corn syrup (hfcs). However all sugars act similarly on your metabolism w... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Most people do need to take warfarin after a pulmonary embolism to prevent serious further complications. Typically the risk of warfarin is outweighed... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: This really depends on your health history and the details of the symptoms you are having. You should start by seeing a doctor for a physical examina... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Unless you are extremely sensitive to caffeine (there's some caffeine in green tea), one cup a day should be safe for most people. But best in the mor... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends.: The prognosis depends on many variables, such as the patient's age, other health conditions, and underlying cause of the stroke. However the need for... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends.: The best method of alcohol or drug detoxification depends on which substances are involved, the degree of dependence, your personal situation, and the... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Abramson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Abramson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Oct 2, 2011
Thank you very much
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Thank you, your answer put my mind at ease.
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This made me feel good. Thanks!
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Thank you very much.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
MD

Awards

2011 Patient's Choice Award
patients choice award of 2012
2010 Patients' Choice Award

Affiliations

San Francisco Medical Society
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