Dr. Ira Abbott, MD

Dr. Ira Abbott, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Ira Abbott, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1980 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery.

3316 Rochambeau Ave

Bronx, NY 10467

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 77% of peers
Brain Surgery
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Abbott "My practice delivers state of the art care in a manner that I would want my family to receive."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

105  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bracheal Plexus Birth Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy, Spastic, Diplegic
  • Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
  • Congenital Malformation
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniosynostosis - Alopecia - Brain Defect
  • Craniosynostosis - Anal Anomalies - Porokeratosis
  • Craniosynostosis - Arthrogryposis - Cleft Palate
  • Craniosynostosis - Cataract
  • Craniosynostosis - Dandy-Walker - Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis - Fibular Aplasia
  • Craniosynostosis - Intracranial Calcifications
  • Craniosynostosis - Mental Retardation - Clefting Syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis - Radial Aplasia Syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis - Sagittal - Dandy-Walker Malformation - Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis Exostoses Nevus Epibulbar Dermoid
  • Craniosynostosis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Craniosynostosis, Fontaine Type
  • Craniosynostosis, Maroteaux Fonfria Type
  • Craniosynostosis, Philadelphia Type
  • Crouzon Syndrome
  • Crouzonodermoskeletal Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Fracture
  • Ganglioglioma
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningocele
  • Meningoencephalocele
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Orbital Nerve Tumor
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebral Revascularization
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Rhizotomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Colorado College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Baylor Affliated Hospitals, Rotating Internship
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Baylor Affliated Hospitals, Neurological Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New York Univ, Pediatric Neurological Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chairperson, AANS/CNS Joint Section On Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2005-07
  • President, International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2007-08
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abbott's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abbott to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Abbott's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He never explained anything he just kept saying the same thing over and over again no good
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