Ashraf Abdo, MD, Internal Medicine, Jackson, MS, G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Internal Medicine Jackson, MS

Hospital Medicine/Hospitalist

Professor of Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine - Chief, Hospital Medicine Section, Jackson VA Medical Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Abdo is professor of medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is a board certified internal medicine doctor and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Abdo holds the position of the chief for the hospital medicine section at the Jackson Veterans Affairs Hospital and he is a member of the national VA hospitalist field advisory committee. He is the vice chair of the research and development committee at the Jackson Veterans Affairs Hospital and also serves as a core faculty at the Department of Medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. With many years of clinical experience at the inpatient settings, Dr. Abdo has led several quality improvement and system redesign projects looking into ways to improve healthcare delivery and clinical outcomes during and post hospitalizations. His research interests include acute care management of heart failure, kidney diseases and hypertension with special focus on the elderly population. He has authored and coauthored several peer-reviewed articles and has published and presented more than 30 abstracts. Dr. Abdo is a board member and reviewer for several medical journals and the recipient of multiple awards during his medical career at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Education & Training

  • Capital Health System - Fuld CampusResidency, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2006
  • The Cleveland Clinic FoundationResearch Fellow, 2000 - 2003
  • Cairo University School of Medicine
    Cairo University School of MedicineClass of 1991, Bachelors Degree (M.B., B.Ch.) (Honors) in Medicine and Surgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • MS State Medical License
    MS State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2006 - 2014
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2006 - 2014
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2005 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Medical Service Eagle Award G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. Jackson, MS, 2019
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Service Award G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. Jackson, MS, 2017
  • VA Medical Center Certificate of Appreciation. In recognition for providing exceptional experience to Veterans by exhibiting: integrity, commitment, advocacy, respect and excellence in care G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. Jackson, MS, 2016
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Publications & Presentations

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