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David E. Abel, MD

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Dr. David Abel is a perinatologist that serves an underserved population in the central and southern San Joaquin Valley of California. I have a passion for education, and teach regularly at the annual American College of Ob/Gyn meeting as well as other venues. He is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and maternal-fetal medicine fellows at the University of California San Francisco. In addition, he is chairperson of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine's Education Committee, ultrasound subcommittee.

He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center. He then went on to complete residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Maine Medical Center. His fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine was completed at Duke University Medical Center.

His interests include prenatal diagnosis/genetics, ultrasound, fetal echocardiography, preconception counseling, cardiac disease during pregnancy, maternal mortality and anticoagulation in pregnancy. He is a fellow of both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and a chairperson of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Education Committee, Ultrasound Section. His hobbies include making jam, collecting rock music criticism books and hiking in the desert.