GHS Opens Granville Gastroenterology Associates and Welcomes Albin Abraham, MD

7/6/2018

 Granville Health System (GHS) recently announced the opening of Granville Gastroenterology Associates on the campus of Granville Medical Center. Dr. Abraham will lead the practice and is currently accepting new patients.

Dr. Abraham is a graduate of Father Muller’s Institute of Medical Education and Research in Mangalore, India.  His post-graduate fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Internal Medicine residency were performed at Nassau University in New York, where he served as the Chief Resident.

Dr. Abraham comes from Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he offered gastroenterology care. Previously, he served as Associate Professor of Medicine at State University of New York, Stony Brook.  

 

Among his specialties, Dr. Abraham can provide services and treatment in:

  • acute and chronic abdominal pain
  • colon cancer screening
  • esophageal diseases, including reflux, eosinophilic esophagitis
  • nausea and vomiting
  • bloating and diarrhea
  • constipation
  • obesity and nutrition management
  • ulcers
  • pancreatic disorders
  • inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Abraham as he brings a wealth of training and experience in gastroenterology to this community,” said Cristina R. Carroll, Interim CEO of Granville Health System. “We are pleased to add another specialty to the system allowing our community to receive care locally.”

The opening of Granville Gastroenterology Associates is part of a continued overarching expansion of physician services occurring throughout Granville Health System. Over the past 24 months GHS has welcomed new providers in pediatrics, family medicine, hospitalist, and surgical services.

“I am thrilled to be part of the GHS team and to offer comprehensive gastroenterology care to this area,” Abraham said. “I look forward to building relationships with area physicians, my patients and the team at Granville.”

The practice is located at 103 Professional Park Drive on the campus of Granville Medical Center. To schedule an appointment please call 919.690.3499.

About Granville Health System

For more than 98 years, Granville Health System has been delivering quality health care close to home.  To meet the growing needs of its community, Granville Health System has expanded its services throughout Granville County, offering convenient access to medical care where its citizens work and live. GHS received a number of national awards, including an “A” rating in quality and patient safety for Fall 2017 from The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health care system. The Fall 2017 score gives the Health System back to back “A” ratings. GHS also received a Hospital of Choice Award which named Granville Health System as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country four years running. GHS has also received the Community Value Index Five-Star Hospital Award, placing GHS in the top 20% of hospitals in the country in offering financial value to the communities served, while reinvesting back into facilities in order to provide for current and emerging health needs. Recently, Granville Health System was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The GHS main campus is located at 1010 College Street, Oxford, North Carolina. For more information about Granville Health System visit GHS online at www.ghsHospital.org.

 

 

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