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 32 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1980 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery.

3316 Rochambeau Ave

Bronx, NY 10467

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Abbott's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott treats Hydrocephalus more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Abbott treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott treats Brain Disorders more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Abbott treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abbott performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Abbott performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Abbott's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acrocephalosyndactyly
Aneurysm
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Astrocytoma
Ataxia
Baclofen Pump Therapy
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 Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Brainstem Glioma
Brainstem Neoplasm
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebellar Abscess
Cerebellar Astrocytoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Astrocytoma
Cerebral Contusion
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy, Spastic, Diplegic
Cerebral Revascularization
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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
Craniotomy
Crouzon Syndrome
Crouzonodermoskeletal Syndrome
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Epilepsy Surgery
Facial Irregularities
Fracture
Ganglioglioma
Glioma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Meningocele
Meningoencephalocele
Meningomyelocele
Moyamoya Disease
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nerve Surgery
Nerve Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Orbital Nerve Tumor
Osteosarcoma
Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Plagiocephaly
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Rhizotomy
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Infections
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tuberous Sclerosis
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

My practice delivers state of the art care in a manner that I would want my family to receive.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

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

Dr. Abbott's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abbott

4.4

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
20%
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1 Star
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On August 7th 2018, Dr Abbott performed a craniotomy on my daughter and I couldn't be happier with the outcome and the care before, during and after the procedure. He took time to explain to my wife and I what was going on, explained with detail, and answered every single question we had. It was a...Read More
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He never explained anything he just kept saying the same thing over and over again no good
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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EmblemHealth
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty