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Patricia K. Abbott, MHS, PA-C
Thoracic Surgery

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Patti Abbott has been a Physician’s Assistant since 1984.  At that time she worked at Duke University Medical Center.  She was involved in all aspects of a surgical practice treating—inpatient, outpatient, research, operating room-- lung cancer patients.  She was also a clinician in the multidiscipline breast cancer center.  In 1988 she joined the Cardiothoracic Division at HUP.  In 1993, she joined the Thoracic Surgery Division where she continues to co-ordinate the efforts of the clinical practice as well as some of the academic interests.  The division is also quite active in clinical trials in both the treatment of lung cancer as well as some of the technical aspects of thoracic surgery.

  BA in Psychology and Biology
  PA-C from Duke University Medical School
  MHS from Duke University Medical School
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Research has centered around Lung Cancer.  She has been the clinical co-ordinator for research projects involving basic science research /  “bench work” as well as clinical trials.

Patricia Abbott

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