Andrea Abbott, MD, MSCR

Andrea Abbott, MD, MSCR

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
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Specialties:Surgical Oncology, Cancer - Breast, Cancer - Melanoma, Cancer - Sarcoma
NPI #1245473354

Andrea Marie Abbott, MD, MSCR

Medical Director Melanoma Program

Dr. Andrea M. Abbott is a board-certified surgical oncologist who specializes in the treatment of breast cancer, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, and soft tissue sarcoma. Her clinical interests are breast cancer, breast cancer during pregnancy, Hidden Scar surgery, skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy, breast conserving surgery, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, minimally invasive lymph node dissection, retroperitoneal sarcoma, and extremity soft tissue tumors.Dr. Abbott obtained her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed her general surgery residency at the University of Minnesota. She also obtained a Master's degree in clinical research during her residency from the University of Minnesota. She completed her surgical oncology fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.In addition to her surgical practice, Dr. Abbott is involved in clinical research and evaluating ways to improve information delivery to patients in order to enhance the patient-physician relationship and decision-making process. She is also working on ways to reduce opioid addiction after cancer surgery. She is Hidden Scar certified and uses this approach to improve cosmetic outcomes after breast cancer surgery without compromising cancer care. She is committed to finding a way for each patient to receive the best possible cancer care while honoring each patient's individual wishes and goals for his or her care.

Board Certifications: Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology

My Offices

  • Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant
    Primary Office
    MUSC Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion
    1600 Midtown Ave
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    US
    Phone:
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed
  • Map of 86 Jonathan Lucas St in Charleston
    MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
    86 Jonathan Lucas St
    Charleston, SC 29425
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    Phone:
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
  • Map of 8992 University Blvd in North Charleston
    MUSC Health North Area Medical Pavilion
    8992 University Blvd
    North Charleston, SC 29406
    US
    Phone:
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Advanced melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers
  • Breast cancer surgical management
  • Breast conservation therapy
  • Breast sarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Skin cancer
Education
  • Fellowship at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Inc.
  • Residency at University of Minnesota
  • Medical School at University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • Internship at University of Minnesota
  • Medical School at University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Female

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