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Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 68
Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD
3.7 (30 Ratings)
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Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Whiting, IN.
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Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 68
Whiting, IN
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Whiting, IN.

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Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Whiting, IN and has 32 years experience. They graduated from SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center, Community Hospital, Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus and St. Catherine Hospital. Dr. Abrinko has experience treating conditions like Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Abrinko received an average rating of 3.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 30 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Abrinko is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Enter a condition or procedure
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Wellness Examination
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Wellness Examination
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Chronic Care Management
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Tobacco Use Disorder
Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
Immunization Administration
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Constipation
Dehydration
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Nausea
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Shortness of Breath
Urinary Incontinence
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Obesity Counseling
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
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Bursitis
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Cachexia
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Canker Sore
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Cluster Headache
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Folic Acid Deficiency
Foot Infection
Foot Sprain
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Hammer Toe
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A
Hernia
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Hip Sprain
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iodine Deficiency
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Kidney Infection
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Infection
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Runner's Knee
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sebaceous Cysts
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrush
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Thyroid Goiter
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Stones
Varicose Eczema
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Diabetes Counseling
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Pap Smear

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
    Savings Plus of IL OA Select
  • HealthSync Options POS
    HealthSync PPO IN POS
    HealthSync-IN HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
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    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
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  • Open Access Plus
  • Encore Health Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
    HMO Premier HMO
  • Sagamore Plus PPO
  • SIHO Network HMO
  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
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    Navigate POS
    Nexus Open Access
    Options PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Benchik Medical Health Center PC
    1534 119th St, Whiting, IN 46394
  2. 2 Office
    901 MacArthur Blvd Ste E2, Munster, IN 46321

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3.7
Based on 30 Reviews
5 Stars (20)
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2 Stars (1)
1 Star (9)

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Apr 12, 2021
She is very thorough. Polite, good bedside manner.
— Apr 12, 2021
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Biography
  • Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Whiting, IN and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER in 1992. She specializes in Internal Medicine.
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Internal Medicine
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY / HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
    1992
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  • Internal Medicine
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Abrinko's profile.

Dr. Abrinko frequently treats the following conditions: Urinary Tract Infection (UTI). See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD is affiliated with St. Mary Medical Center, Community Hospital, Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus and St. Catherine Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Paula Abrinko, MD holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Mary Medical Center

    1500 S Lake Park Ave, Hobart, IN

  • Community Hospital

    901 MacArthur Blvd, Munster, IN

  • Methodist Hospitals - Northlake Campus

    600 Grant St, Gary, IN

  • St. Catherine Hospital

    4321 Fir St, East Chicago, IN