Many medical specialties require a high level of vigilance, but perhaps nephrology requires more than most. Dr. Abrams has been treating patients with kidney disease for more than two decades, so he understands how quickly kidney function can deteriorate. Board certifi ed in both internal medicine and nephrology, Dr. Abrams believes his most important role as a physician is to help his patients live quality lives. Whether a patient needs information about kidney disease, a diet change, medication, dialysis, or a kidney transplant, Dr. Abrams is with that patient every step of the way.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1986, Dr. Abrams completed the Brooke Army Medical Center Internal Medicine Internship and Residency Program and Nephrology Fellowship Program.
Honors and Awards
Among his many honors, Dr. Abrams served as the chief of nephrology at the Brooke Army Medical Center. He also is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and a member of the American Society of Nephrology.
Dr. Abrams joined Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Bluemont Nephrology Associates in 1995. Prior to that, he served as a nephrologist in the United States Army.
Dr. Abrams is married and has three children. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, singing in his church choir, playing piano, coaching soccer, and building and designing computer database applications.