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Christine Abel, NP

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Christine Abel, NP

Contact

Phone Number
760-827-7210
Scripps Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad
2176 Salk Ave
Ste 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Specialties

  • Nurse Practitioner-Family

Biography

As a nurse practitioner, Christine Abel, DNP provides comprehensive primary care services, focusing on preventive and integrative medicine. Christine has expertise in diabetes prevention and management and women’s health. 


Her approach to patient care is best summed up with a quote from the movie Patch Adams: “You treat the disease, you win, you lose. When you treat the person, you always win.”


Christine is passionate about educating patients on disease management, including the disease process, medications and lifestyle changes. She believes that when patients know and understand what is going on with their bodies, they become active participants in their health care. She enjoys seeing positive changes in her patients as a result of education and involvement in their health. 


Christina stays active by playing with her dog, hiking and running. Quieter pursuits include painting and studying history, particularly medical history and American history.

Professional Education

  • Medical College of Georgia, DNP, 2018

Board Certifications

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner-Family, 2018
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