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Dr. Abraham Woods, MD, Specialist

Dr. Abraham Woods, MD

Specialist

106 Boston Ave
103
Altamonte Springs, FL

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Dr Woods is an absolute pleasure. I have already recommended him to my father in law who will be contacting him soon. I was extremely kind and easy for me to communicate with. By far the best doctor I have been to yet. Thank you DShow morer Woods

Richard A. • April 04, 2023

Wow, very precise. He left no stone unturned. I was really impressed with how thorough Dr Woods was. I feel very confidant that he will help find solutions for all of my issues. I am so glad that I found him.

Walter T. • September 17, 2021

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About Dr. Abraham Woods, MD

Abraham Lincoln Woods III, MD, is an experienced and committed urological surgeon at the Center for Urology in Altamonte Springs, Florida. He is recognized among physicians, patients, and the wider community as an expert on prostate cancer, benign prostate enlargement, female urinary incontinence, and pelvic floor disorders, as well as many other urological concerns. In addition to serving his patients in his private practice, he speaks about critical health care issues in the media, at community forums, and at professional conferences.

Dr. Woods is particularly involved in issues related to the prevalence of prostate cancer among black males. He has been an invited speaker on this topic for television and radio programs and for public events. In addition, he has been honored for outstanding service from organizations like the American Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Us Too/Man to Man, and the African American Male Health Summit. Most importantly, Dr. Woods is available to his individual patients for all of their urological concerns.

In 1999, Dr. Woods, a leading prostate surgeon, was presented with a life-changing family emergency. In Birmingham, Alabama, his birthplace, his mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and his father was diagnosed with non-small cell carcinoma of the lungs and both given six months to live. Dr. Woods, along with other family members, worked together on a plan for life. Nine years later, he buried his father, who died from a heart attack, and seven months later, his mother, who died from a broken heart losing her husband of sixty years of marriage. This successful fight with two of the worst and aggressive cancers birthed a new spirit and a new approach to traditional medicine and urology in his practice. Today, he has dedicated his skills and practice of urology in honor of his parents. Dr. Abraham and Marian Woods, who were his devoted patients, as well. At the Center for Urology in Altamonte Springs, patients enjoy being under the care of a doctor who treats them like family. At the Center for Urology, they remove the fear of cancer and prepare you for a new beginning.

 

Education/Training

Dr. Woods completed his bachelor's degree and medical degree at the University of Alabama in Birmingham on a United States Navy scholarship. Afterward, he continued his post-undergraduate studies at the University of Vienna in Austria. He served his surgical residency at Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School in East Harlem, Manhattan, in New York City and his urological residency at Tulane Medical Center and Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana. As part of his residency training at Tulane, he participated in a VA hospital prostate cancer study as a fellow while completing his required four years of postgraduate training in urology.

After completing his extensive post-graduate medical training, Dr. Woods served in the United States Navy as active duty from 1987 to 1991. His Navy assignment was to serve as Chief of the Department of Urology at the Naval Hospital in Orlando, Florida. He participated in the US Naval Reserve Medical Corps from 1978 to 1994, in which Dr. Woods completed his career as a navy commander.

Dr. Woods is certified by the American Board of Urology.

 

Research

Dr. Woods' early start in research was working in the research lab of Dr. Andre Blum, one of the world's greatest and renown gastroenterologists. He worked on the first H2 blocker called Tagamet. He spent time working with Dr. Blum in the United States and eventually living and working with Dr. Blum in Zurich, Switzerland. From his tenure with Dr. Blum, Dr. Woods became a great researcher, mathematician, and German language scholar, which caused Dr. Blum to request early entry as a student at the University of Alabama in Birmingham at age 15.

In research, Dr. Woods conducted many local studies in conjunction with several pharmaceutical labs. One remarkable study looked at the use of urine PCA3 in high-risk males 10 years ago, which radically changed his view on PSA for detection and monitoring high-risk males for prostate cancer. This led to Dr. Woods' Center for Urology in Altamonte Springs, Florida, becoming a leading center in active surveillance for prostate cancer in Central Florida reducing the need for surgery, radiation or any other form of treatment offered by his peers. Today, countless men have achieved down-modulation of genetic markers related to prostate cancer resulting in a decrease prevalence of active cancer by following his strict protocols related to diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes.

Dr. Woods has worked with nutrition experts around the world in order to understand how the daily consumption of certain foods can regulate genetic markers for prostate cancer to grow rapidly. For this, he is known by his peers as an Uro-nutritionist. Active surveillance is more than counting calories, it is a strict discipline that Dr. Woods coaches his patients through, to achieve a cancer-free and healthy life.

Dr. Woods served as a consultant to Abbott Pharmaceutical on Hytrin, alpha-blocker for benign prostatic hyperplasia, along with Dr. Herb Lepor, presently chairman of urology at New York University. They were the first to publish a men's health magazine to discuss a new treatment for BPH using medication and not the traditional TURP surgical removal of the benign prostate. Many articles were published from this research and from this Dr. Woods became a national expert and speaker on alpha-blockers.

 

Professional Involvements

Dr. Woods is an active member of the American Medical Association, the American Urological Association, the American Urological Association Southeastern Section, and many other professional organizations. He is an active participant in committees and panels. For instance, he has served on the Advisory Committee for Minority Physicians to the American Medical Association. In 1995, he founded the Central Florida coalition of minority physicians. In addition, Dr. Woods was appointed by the late Governor Lawton Chiles to the Florida Board of Medicine. 

During his eight years on the board, Dr. Woods served as chairman of credentials and office-based surgery. Also, Dr. Woods served as chief of staff at Florida Hospital Altamonte and has served on numerous medical staff committees, such as Florida Hospital's board of trustees.

Dr. Woods is a frequent presenter at professional medical conferences, such as meetings of the American Urological Association and the National Medical Association. He has researched and presented on topics such as prostate cancer, infections in urology, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement), and urologic cancers. He also has provided educational presentations in the community, including topics such as prostate cancer among black males, treatment updates for primary care physicians and physician assistants, benign prostate hyperplasia, and many other topics.

 

Community Service/Awards

In addition to his professional involvement, Dr. Woods is active in community service. He was an advisor and member of the American Cancer Society's Statewide Task Force for Prostate Cancer. He co-founded the Highlands County Prostate Cancer Support Group. He has received awards from the American Cancer Society for outstanding work in the prostate cancer field as well as for his volunteer work with the society.

For over twenty years, Dr. Woods has served as medical director to Dr. Angela Adams, the founder of the Blackmen's Health Summit in Central Florida. This collaboration has been successful in screening and educating over one million minority males in prostate cancer prevention, decreasing the incidence of prostate cancer morbidity and death in the Central Florida community.

Dr. Woods has extended his volunteer efforts abroad and in other aspects of our community. In 1972, he volunteered with the American Red Cross to teach basic health care and set up a Red Cross agency in Malawi, Africa, after which he received recognition awards from the American Red Cross and the government of Malawi. He has also been an active speaker for the Man of Tomorrow Series, a program for young high school black males, sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.


Services, Conditions and Procedures

Kidney Stones

Additional Procedures

Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Enlarged Prostate

Erectile Dysfunction

Vasectomy

Urinary Incontinence

O-shot

P-shot

Emsella

Shockwave


Location

Center for Urology

106 Boston Ave
103
Altamonte Springs, FL, 32701


More About Dr. Abraham Woods, MD

Practice

Center for Urology

Specialties

  • Specialist

NPI Number

1730232364

Provider's Gender

Male


Reviews

4.9
34 Reviews

Dr Woods very thorough and a great listener! Great bedside manner. Interested in the patients health and wellness. Office staff very friendly, courteous, and knowledgeable.

Ulysses C. • November 07, 2023

Knowledgeable, thorough and great bedside manner. I would recommend any family member to him. Working the font desk, Eddie is a real asset as well. Friendly, efficient and helpful.

Patrick P. • October 13, 2023

Had a great time getting to know Dr. Woods and his staff member Dr. Eddie. My only negative feedback was that it was a little time consuming from check-in to check-out

Victor L. • August 29, 2023

Great !

Shahid H. • June 30, 2023

I was very impressed with Dr. Woods. He was thorough in his examination and questions about my history, and explained my options in detail. I would certainly recommend him.

Tommy H. • June 27, 2023

Very helpful and understanding my situation.Educate me with knowledge about situation. Eddie is very helpful also. Appreciate Dr Woods and Eddie. Keep up Good work

Curtis B. • May 16, 2023

Office was very busy on the day that we went in but the staff was apologetic for the extra wait. Dr. Woods was very comfortable to talk to and he understood our needs.

Scott D. • May 13, 2023

Every one was friendly and efficient. The wait was a little long but no big deal.

Edwin B. • May 08, 2023

Excellent! Only negative was the wait time 1hour delay

Edwin B. • April 18, 2023

Dr Woods is an absolute pleasure. I have already recommended him to my father in law who will be contacting him soon. I was extremely kind and easy for me to communicate with. By far the best doctor I have been to yet. Thank you Dr Woods

Richard A. • April 04, 2023

Very friendly and Knowledgeable

Timothy S. • December 15, 2022

I'm pleased so far with the service. The staff is very professional and down to earth.

Sandel B. • November 17, 2022

Dr. Woods is awesome. Funny guy and very knowledgeable.

Carl N. • October 14, 2022

Recommended

Alex V. • September 23, 2022

Dr woods is amazing!

Dallas M. • May 20, 2022

He made me feel extremely comfortable

Rc S. • February 19, 2022

Dr. Woods diagnosed my condition in my first visit. He has a great sense of humor and explains things clearly. Wait times can be a bit long but I’m ok with that knowing I’m being taken care of.

Edwin R. • February 03, 2022

Best Doctor I have ever seen

John H. • December 13, 2021

Great Dr. and very communicative

Jorge D. • October 18, 2021

Dr woods was great I was treated by him 8 years ago for cancer it turned out wonderful

Jonathan G. • October 04, 2021

Very good

Peter L. • October 02, 2021

Wow, very precise. He left no stone unturned. I was really impressed with how thorough Dr Woods was. I feel very confidant that he will help find solutions for all of my issues. I am so glad that I found him.

Walter T. • September 17, 2021

Amazingly great listener. Awesome doctor!

Rita P. • August 26, 2021

He was very professional. And I was in and out. He’s in my opinion the best doctor you can have

Luis N. • January 07, 2021

Very professional. Very thorough. Very personal. Very informative

Tony G. • January 05, 2021

Dr. Woods is very kind and professional. He took the time to listen to me as well as give me advice. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs a urologist.

Christopher D. • October 15, 2020

You are always treated with respect by Dr. Woods and his staff. Great Urologist he helped me with my problem, I am so grateful, I would highly recommend him to any one who needs a good Urologist.

Barbara P. • July 09, 2020

GREAT SERVICE

Jerauld M. • June 26, 2020

Dr.Woods was easy to speak to and informative about my issue. He's honest with his approach which I appreciated. I would recommend him for his knowledge and honesty.

Julio M. • June 16, 2020

Dr Woods was excellent. He was very thorough. He communicated his findings, necessary labs/imaging, and treatment options clearly.

James L. • December 12, 2019

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