Dr. Khalid Abbed, MD

Dr. Khalid Abbed, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Khalid Abbed, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1999 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.

1 Long Wharf Dr Fl 6

New Haven, CT 06511

Contact Information

(203) 785-2807

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
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Spine Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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9  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Khalid Abbed, MD
I choose Dr. Abbed after 3 other consultations. He was able to do a less invasive revision surgery and I was extremely pleased with its success. He was a good listener, precise in reviewing past medical history & tests and willing to answer all of my questions before during and after the surgery. ...Read More
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Wilton, CT – Sep 01, 2018
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It took me 2.5 months to get my first-appointment with Dr Abbed but it was well worth the wait. He takes a conservative approach and considers all options without rushing into unnecessary surgeries. I had my surgery less than two weeks ago and my pain was gone when I woke up! Everyone on his team...Read More
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vtskier27 in Branford, CT – Aug 28, 2018
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Dr. Abbed is a rockstar. I had a rare condition with major nerves compressed by an extra bone (not a spur, an entire extra bone). Dr. Abbed resected it & removed the pressure on the nerves with no damage, something other doctors thought was impossible. Dr. Abbed is extremely compassionate. He...Read More
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Mar 06, 2018
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Both knowledgeable and professional, Dr.Abbed has the natural ability to make his patients feel comfortable and at ease. He does an excellent job explaining things in a manner that the you understand. Most importantly, he never rushes out. He takes extra care to be sure you completely understand...Read More
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Aug 11, 2017
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Dr. Abbed is a very caring surgeon with a great bedside manner. I would see him again if I needed any kind of neurosurgery.
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Wallingford, CT – May 19, 2017
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