abel-framedGraduated from Purdue University, Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He received his Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Abel operated his own private practice in Winchester, Indiana from 19893 – 1994. In July 1994, Dr. Abel joined Rocky Mount Family Medical Center. In addition to being the co-owner of Rocky Mount Family Medical Center, Dr. Abel is a member of the American Board of Family Practice. He has previously served on the Tumor Board and currently serves on the Credentials Committee and the Medical Executive Committee at Nash – UNC Healthcare. Dr. Abel is married with four children and five grandchildren. Additionally, Dr. Abel is an elder at Rocky Mount Bible Church. While Dr. Abel has participated in foreign and local mission work, if you asked him what he enjoys most, it would be spending time with and traveling with his family. He is a Christian, family man who is dedicated to his patients.