Dr. Christopher Abood, MD

Dr. Christopher Abood, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Christopher Abood, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in East Lansing, MI. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.

1575 Ramblewood Dr Ste 200

East Lansing, MI 48823

Contact Information

(517) 827-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • McLaren Health Plan
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 93% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abood "Comprehensive care of brain and spine problems using non-surgical and surgical treatments, including minimally-invasive and laser spine surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Centerzale Lipshy Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abood

3.9

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
70.37037037037037%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25.925925925925927%
(7)

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A horrible human being who has no compassion for patients. Completely lacks empathy for anyone who is in distress. He also has a horrible reputation in the hospital I worked at with him
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Aug 26, 2018
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I saw Dr Abood for my carpal tunnel. The surgery went great and I am back to normal.
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John in Lansing, MI – Sep 06, 2017
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Dr. Abood saw my daughter about her back pain. He was very thorough and attentive. He recommended therapy and she is much better.
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Brandie in East lansing – Apr 05, 2017
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After writing in my husbands medical record in the er that he had inconsistent medical exams and give away leg syndrome, basically calling him a liar. So long story short after all the suffering my husband's has had to deal with he ended up having to go and see another surgeon in Chicago not just...Read More
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Whitaker in Lansing, MI – Mar 28, 2017
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I highly recommend Dr. Abood! My years of back pain finally got me to the point where I couldn't even go to work. After much research, I chose to see Dr. Abood, and I'm so glad I did. Some reviews I've seen say he's not friendly - I didn't find that to be true. He is to the point, but he's kind and...Read More
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Heather in MI – Feb 07, 2017
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