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Shawn Murphy Abel, MD
Pediatrics
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About
Dr. Abel enjoys taking care of children, especially families of multiples. Community service projects Dr. Abel participates in include Hope Clinic. "I believe that it is my job to educate my patients about their particular problem and to answer all of their questions. I hope no one leaves my office feeling hurried." Dr. Abel was born in San Antonio, Texas and was raised in a small town outside of Houston called Needville. She is married and has three daughters, including a set of twins. Dr. Abel enjoys sports, involvement in her church, Bible study and reading. She is fluent in Spanish.

Ages SeenNewborns (0-28 days), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18)

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred EPO Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
SWHP
UHC
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

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As of Dec 28, 2018, Shawn Murphy Abel, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Pediatrics, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Residency: Pediatrics, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Medical School: UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
Certifications
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Reviews(5)
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Oct 26, 2018
Dr. Abel was very kind, thorough, and caring. We appreciated her very much.
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Sep 10, 2018
Dr Abel is phenomenal. Both of my children are happy to see her. She is personable, caring, thorough and always makes us feel welcome and important.
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Sep 4, 2018
We feel very comfortable with Dr Able and are always extremely satisfied with her care.
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Aug 13, 2018
We loved Dr. Abel and look forward to her being our sons pediatrician. Learned some things from her as well. Was a great visit.
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Jul 26, 2018
I loved how Dr. Abel made us aware of what to expect (i.e. shots) for future visits so that we can be prepared.
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