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Elizabeth L. Abbas

Elizabeth L. Abbas, DO

Specialties: Family Medicine

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Main Location

  • Decorah Clinic

    1830 State Highway 9 Decorah, IA 52101

    • Office Phone: (563) 382-3140
    • Fax: (563) 382-6140


Medical Interests

Osteopathic manipulation medicine, integrative and preventive medicine, women’s health and mental health

Personal Interests

Dr. Abbas enjoys practicing and teaching yoga, spending time with family, running, traveling, and mountain biking and playing music with her husband.


  • English

Education and Training

Medical School
Des Moines University
Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency
Des Moines University, Osteopathic Manual Medicine


  • Family Medicine - Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians
  • Family Practice - American Board of Family Medicine

Published Works

  • Bell R, Lipham J, Louie B, et al. Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation versus double-dose proton pump inhibitors for management of moderate-to-severe regurgitation in GERD: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019;89(1):14-22.e1. doi: S0016-5107(18)32848-7 [pii]
  • Hammes BJ, Bendiksen R. From the ivory tower to the hospital ward: a role analysis of a clinical ethicist. In: Clark EJ, ed. Clinical Sociological Perspectives on Illness & Loss: The Linkage of Theory and Practice. Philadelphia: Charles Press; 1990
  • Levang E, Limbo R, Ziegler TR. Respectful disposition after miscarriage: clnical practice recommendations. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2018;43(1):19-25. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000389 [doi]
  • Shelley CS, Bottinger EP, Arnaout MA. Transcriptional regulation of [beta]2 integrins. In: Leukocyte Adhesion: Basic and Clinical Aspects : Proceedings of the 6th Novo Nordisk Foundation Symposium ’Leukocyte Adhesion’, Copenhagen, Denmark, 29 June-1 July 1992. Vol 6. Copenhagen, Denmark ed. Amsterdam; New York: Excerpta Medica; 1992:337-351
  • Bonis A, Anderson L, Talhouarne G, et al. Cardiovascular resistance to thrombosis in 13-lined ground squirrels. J Comp Physiol B. 2019;189(1):167-177. doi: 10.1007/s00360-018-1186-x [doi]
  • Danning CL. Structure and function of the musculoskeletal system. In: Copstead LE, Banasik JL, eds. Pathophysiology. 6th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2019:1001-1019
  • Danning CL. Alterations in musculoskeletal function: trauma, infection, and disease. In: Copstead LE, Banasik JL, eds. Pathophysiology. 6th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2019:1020-1041
  • Danning CL. Alterations in musculoskeletal function: rheumatic disorders. In: Copstead LE, Banasik JL, eds. Pathophysiology. 6th ed. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier; 2019:1042-1057
  • Ng BG, Underhill HR, Palm L, et al. DPAGT1 deficiency with encephalopathy (DPAGT1-CDG): clinical and genetic description of 11 new patients. JIMD Rep. 2019;44:85-92. doi: 10.1007/8904_2018_128 [doi]
  • Van Every MJ. Alterations in male genital and reproductive function. In: Copstead LE, Banasik JL, eds. Pathophysiology. 6th ed. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier; 2019:641-655

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