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Qualifications and Experience
Thomas W. Abernathy Jr, M.D., is a native of the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, growing up in Silver Spring, Maryland. Dr. Abernathy graduated with Honors from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He continued his studies in Philadelphia at the Medical College of Pennsylvania & Hahnemann University School of Medicine (now Drexel University School of Medicine) where he received his medical degree. Dr. Abernathy returned to the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area and attended the Washington Hospital Center in the District of Columbia. This is where he completed his Internal Medicine Residency Program and soon after, his Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program. In August of 2005, he joined a private practice in Annapolis, MD and after 3 years decided to embark on new opportunities at Digestive Disease Associates, who services Maryland's Howard and Baltimore Counties.
Verified Patient Reviews
Dr. Abernathy was amazing! So friendly and professional and he made me feel comfortable to talk through my issues. So happy I found him!
Dr. Abernathy is a very good doctor. He takes his time with me. Good care.
Takes time to listen to and answer questions/concerns. Excellent doctor.
Dr. Abernathy is very concise with giving information about test results and best regimen to continue on the road to improve healthcare.
Such a professional gentleman..rare in the medical field
First visit with Dr Abernathy. Very personable and knowledgeable. Readily accepting of my questions and concerns; provided valuable info. Thanks, doc!
Dr. Abernathy is very knowledgeable and helpful. Along with his medical expertise, comes an amazing personality!! If you're looking for a great "tummy" doc , this is your guy!
Dr. Abernathy took a lot of time to go over treatment options. He explained everything thoroughly and was a pleasure to meet.
Dr. Abernathy was professional and pleasant. He took the time to explain carefully what he thought was going on with me. He printed out a handout to help me adjust my diet to see if that alleviates my problems.
The visit was totally professional as well as personable. I was easily relaxed by his engaging demeanor having only just met him. He reviewed my health history me, and asked questions that filled in specific details. I felt his time with me was appropriate and not rushed to get to see as many patients as possible in his work day. Overall, the visit exceeded my expectations.
The most caring doctor! He actually listens to your symptoms and reassures you that he'll find an answer to your ailments.
Dr. Thomas is a personable and friendly MD. He takes the time to ask questions and attentively listen to the patient. Dr. Thomas seems to genuinely care about the patient and want to make sure that he provides the best care and offer the best solutions.
Dr. Abernathy always make me feel good when I'm seeing. He puts all of his attention on my problem and let me know he will try everything to help me.
I felt extremely comfortable with Dr. Abernathy. He was very engaged in my issues and really listened to me, which I find unusual. He answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I would recommend him to family and friends.
Dr. Abernathy, Dr. Hunt, and the assistants were extremely gracious. I was terribly nervous about the procedure and they all took the time to attend to my fears. I would recommend them to everyone.