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Dr. Christopher Abood, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Abood

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.


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(517) 827-1800

Dr. Abood accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice Care PPO
McLaren Health Plan
Mutual of Omaha
PHP-Physicians Health Plan
Priority Health
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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Dr. Abood's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abood treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Abood treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abood treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Abood treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abood treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Abood treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Abood's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Comprehensive care of brain and spine problems using non-surgical and surgical treatments, including minimally-invasive and laser spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Abood's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abood

3.9

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
70.37037037037037%
(19)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25.925925925925927%
(7)

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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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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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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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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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My family Doctor referred me for my back pain. I felt like he listened to me and recommended physical therapy. It worked and I am doing better.
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