Dr. Ruth Abramovitz has been practicing in Lafayette since 1997. She specializes in internal medicine. An internist’s training focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases primarily affecting adults. The practice includes, but is not limited to, managing elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, thyroid diseases, and heart, lung, abdominal, and kidney problems.
Dr. Abramovitz is bilingual and welcomes Hispanic / Latino patients.
To schedule an appointment, please call 765.742.6774.
For your convenience, we offer same day appointments for acute illnesses or injuries.
We are in the office:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – Noon
If you have a medical issue or concern after hours and you’re an established Unity Healthcare patient, call your physician for further direction. All others, visit Unity Immediate Care Center or seek emergency medical assistance as needed at a local hospital.
500 W. Navajo St
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Dr. Abramovitz manages all acute and chronic illnesses for adult patients. She also provides wellness and women’s health services.
Abdominal and Kidney Problems: Manages a variety of conditions including peptic ulcer disease, irritable bowel disease and acid reflux.
Diabetes: Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose levels are too high. In Type 2 diabetes your body does not make or use insulin well and the glucose stays in your blood. Over time, too much glucose can cause serious problems. Exercise, weight control and sticking to a meal plan can help control your diabetes. You should also monitor your blood glucose level and take medicine, if prescribed.
Cholesterol: High cholesterol can increase your risk for heart attack or stroke. It has no symptoms and is detected through a blood test. A healthy diet, regular exercise and sometimes medication can help reduce high cholesterol.
General Health Maintenance: It is important for adults to see their primary care physician each year for a checkup. This allows the doctor to monitor changes in health and the opportunity to intervene before a warning sign becomes something more serious.
Gynecological Exams: To maintain good reproductive and sexual health, females should have a gynecological exam about once per year.
Heart: Manages chronic heart conditions including high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and coronary artery disease.
Immunizations: Immunizations protect you from serious diseases and also prevent the spread of those diseases to others. There is an immunization schedule for children, preteens, teens, and adults.
Lung: Manages common lung conditions including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), and emphysema.
Managing Elevated Blood Pressure: High blood pressure often has no symptoms, yet it damages blood vessels and leads to serious health threats. Medications and positive lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk of diseases like heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. It is important to partner with your doctor to manage your blood pressure.
Office Testing and Procedure: Equipped to serve many of your medical needs on site, including blood draws, urine analysis, bone density scans, spirometry, joint injections, many skin procedures, and EKGs.
Skin Procedures: Minimally invasive dermatological skin procedures can be performed in the office, including removal of skin tags and moles, draining of an abscess, and wart treatment.
Thyroid Diseases: Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body’s metabolism. Thyroid problems include goiters, hyper- or hypo-thyroidism, cancer, nodules, or thyroiditis.
We would like to welcome you to our practice and introduce to you some guidelines that may be helpful in the future.
Please print and complete the Registration (link to appropriate form on forms page) and Health History (link to appropriate form on forms page) forms and bring them with you to your first appointment along with your insurance card and medications. We are aware that this will be time-consuming. However, this is an important part of your medical record, so please take time to fill it out thoroughly.
Emergencies: If you have an emergency after hours or on weekends, please call our office, and the answering service will connect you with the physician on call. Please call for refills during office hours.
Cancellation Policy: Please give us at least 24 hours of notice if you will be unable to make a scheduled appointment.
Payment Policy: In order to provide the best care possible, it is necessary that all payments be collected at the time of service. We will be glad to bill your insurance, but if you have a co-payment or unmet deductible, or are responsible for a percentage of the charges, please bring a form of payment with you to your appointment. We accept cash, personal checks, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa.
Same-Day Appointments: If you have a problem that you feel needs prompt attention, please call our office as early as possible so we can best meet your needs. If you need to be seen the same day, we will try to accommodate you. Please try to call us before noon so we can make proper arrangements.
Thank you for continuing to trust us with your medical care.
In order for us to make your upcoming appointment as efficient as possible, please help us by completing the health history update form. Please bring this completed Health History Update form (link to appropriate form on forms page) with you to your appointment. This will allow your physician more time to focus on your current problems and help to identify any new concerns that may need to be addressed.
Also, if you have had any changes in your address or phone numbers, please complete the registration form so that we may update our records. Please bring your insurance card and your medication bottles to each visit
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