Dr Abbott is a paediatrician and pulmonologist (lung specialist), with an interest in allergies. She did her medical training at Wits and Pretoria. She also spent a year training in Vancuover, Canada at the BC Children’s Hospital, where she gained additional experience in the management of lung diseases of childhood.
She currently has a private practice at Vincent Pallotti and Kingsbury Hospitals. The focus of her practice is treating children with respiratory diseases such as asthma, cystic fibrosis and other chronic lung problems.