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Rebecca C. Abbey
( out of 99 reviews )

Rebecca C. Abbey, MD, MPA

Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Clinical Locations

Westridge Health Center

West Valley City
801-213-9200
  • Rebecca C. Abbey, M.D., is a board-certified family medicine physician who cares for pregnant, adult and pediatric patients in her family medicine practice. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and her medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed a family medicine residency at the University of Utah and graduated in 2017. She has stayed in Utah to continue her practice and is now a faculty member with the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency. She did extensive obstetric and women's health training in residency, as these are particular areas of interest for her. Her clinical practice includes all areas of family medicine with a special interest in pregnancy management, women's health and transgender care. In her leisure time, Dr. Abbey enjoys skiing, hiking, mountain biking, reading and spending time with her family which includes a 3 year old and 8 month old!

    Not Accepting New Patients

    Board Certification

    American Board of Family Medicine

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 99 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 27, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    I consider Dr. Abbey a friend of mine. I trust her with all my medical needs. She always includes me any decisions that are necessary for my treatment. She is extremely patient, supportive and knowledgeable. She is always very pleasant and she listens to me. I¿m fortunate to have her as my medical provider.

    March 29, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    I¿m in my 70s and active but this is can be a decade of challenges. Dr. Abbey hears my concerns and is proactive in giving me the latest information and progressive care.

    March 18, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    It might have been helpful if my reason for coming back was reviewed from my Feb appointment.

    March 17, 2024
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    It was very nice to talk to them, and I am grateful they were listening. The conversation felt welcoming, and I'm glad I talked to them.

    March 12, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    Treated me with respect and care.

    March 10, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Abbey always listens to my concerns. I never leave feeling unanswered about what¿s going on. She¿s always so kind and has been great for both of my pregnancies

    March 07, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    She¿s a good doctor

    March 01, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Abbey has been exceptional as our family physician

    February 17, 2024
    WESTRIDGE HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Abbey always seems excited to see me and catch up on my treatment. She¿s very respectful and kind during our entire appointment.

  • Rebecca C. Abbey, M.D., is a board-certified family medicine physician who cares for pregnant, adult and pediatric patients in her family medicine practice. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and her medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed a family medicine residency at the University of Utah and graduated in 2017. She has stayed in Utah to continue her practice and is now a faculty member with the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency. She did extensive obstetric and women's health training in residency, as these are particular areas of interest for her. Her clinical practice includes all areas of family medicine with a special interest in pregnancy management, women's health and transgender care. In her leisure time, Dr. Abbey enjoys skiing, hiking, mountain biking, reading and spending time with her family which includes a 3 year old and 8 month old!

    Not Accepting New Patients

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Family & Preventive Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Family Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Family Medicine

    Education history

    Residency Family Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Chief Resident
    Family Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Washington School of Medicine M.D.
    University of Washington Evans School of Public Affairs M.P.A.
    Undergraduate Biology - Pomona College B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Abbey R, Dunsmoor-Su R (2014). Cost-benefit analysis of indirect antiglobulin screening in Rh(D)-negative women at 28 weeks of gestation. Obstet Gynecol, 123(5), 938-945. (Read full article)

    Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

    1. Abbey R (2016). The Most Difficult Rotation in Residency. Family Medicine Vital Signs, Utah Family Medicine Residency Blog. [Web]. Available: https://fammedvitalsigns.com/2016/11/22/the-most-challenging-rotation-of-residency/.
    2. Abbey R (2016). Opiate Prescribing in Primary Care. Family Medicine Vital Signs, Utah Family Medicine Residency Blog. [Web]. Available: https://fammedvitalsigns.com/.
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