Dr. Christopher Abood, MD
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Neurosurgery | Male

Lansing Neurosurgery 1575 Ramblewood Dr Ste 200 East Lansing, MI 48823 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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

Biography

Dr. Christopher Abood, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in East Lansing, MI. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Abood is affiliated with Sparrow Hospital and McLaren - Greater Lansing.

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Dr. Abood's Reviews

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3.8
based on 26 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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 Reviews (7)
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.
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 because of the insurance issue but because aboods opinions where wrong. My husband had to have a fusion where he last had his surgery in his lower back. He was also diagnosed with drop foot by 2 surgeo
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 an excellent surgeon. My surgery was nine months ago, and while I still have some pain, I'm off all my pain medications! I do not say this lightly, but Dr. Abood really did give me my life back.
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.
in Lansing, MI |
Very un compassionate. I am a Medicaid patient and he told me that I wasn't worth his time because he would not get paid enough to see me
This review is fictitious. Lansing Neurosurgery is not in network with Medicaid and we did not see a Medicaid patient in July 2016. Lansing Neurosurgery provides 24/7/365 coverage to over a half million people in the mid Michigan region for Brain and Spine emergency conditions. We have provided this seamless day, night and weekend coverage for over 40 years. We treat all emergency patients regardless of their ability to pay.
in Lansing, MI |
He took out my brain tumor and I'm back to normal!
in East Lansing |
I saw Dr. Abood for my back pain. He was very thorough and helped me without surgery. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Abood's Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Abood's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ut Southwestern Medical Centerzale Lipshy Campus

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • 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