Dr. John Abrahams, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

Dr. John Abrahams, MD
Dr. John Abrahams, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in West Harrison, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Abrahams is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Northern Westchester Hospital and White Plains Hospital.

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      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    Bronx, NY |
    "Dr." John Abrahams is a fast talking, arrogant and poor excuse of a doctor, as well an embarrassment to his field. my father had the unfortunate circumstance of being in his "care." He talked down to my father as well myself and my mother. Most of the time we had to brief my father on the procedure because he had to rush to golf game couldn't be bothered to inform his patient. DO NOT USE JOHNNY BOY IF YOU VALUE YOUR LOVED ONES HEALTH.
    in Westchester, NY |
    On 10/27/16 I had emergency surgery on my spine for a herniated L4/L5 ,S1 hitting the nerve root. I want to thank my amazing Neurosurgeon -Dr. John Abrahams and his team for giving me my life back! It's amazing that 3 days later I'm able to enjoy my dads 70th birthday party pain free. When after 7 weeks I could barely walk with the most unbearable pain I have ever felt.My thanks to your entire staff at NWH for making my hospital stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Truly the Best!
    in White Plains, NY 10606 |
    I recently underwent Spinal Fusion of my L4 to L5. Dr. Abrahams and his team were not only professional from the initial consult through post op treatment, they made you feel like you were their most important patient. Though recovery is painful it was not as painful as I have heard other people say it was and I believe that it was due to his expertise. I highly recommend Dr. Abrahams to anyone who is in need of his service.
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    Dr. Abrahams' 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 found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • 3
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Abrahams has 3 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement (1/7/2014)
      • Amount or Range: Average
      • Nature of Complaint: County of event: Westchester County, NY
      • State: New York
      • Settlement (1/17/2014)
      • Amount or Range: Below average
      • Nature of Complaint: County of event: Westchester County, NY
      • State: New York
      • Settlement (4/4/2014)
      • Amount or Range: Above average
      • Nature of Complaint: County of event: Bronx County, NY
      • State: New York
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors


    • Medical School
      New York Medical College

      Graduated in 1995

    • Internship Hospital
      Nyu Mc

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Penn Hospital

      Completed in 2002

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization