Dr. Christopher Abood, MD

Dr. Christopher Abood, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Abood, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in East Lansing, MI. He is 42 years old.

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
  • 4 More

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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."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
48

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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 of recommending Dr. Abood to family and friends
3.9
based on 27 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Abood's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Lansing, MI |
I saw Dr Abood for my carpal tunnel. The surgery went great and I am back to normal.
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in East lansing |
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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in Lansing, MI |
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...more
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in MI |
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...more
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in Grand Rapids, MI |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Abood accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Abood has admitting privileges

McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
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Sparrow Hospital
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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