Dr. Robert Abramson, MD

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Dr. Robert Abramson, MD

Neurosurgery | Male

Memorial Medical Group 2770 3rd Ave Ste 225, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Get Directions
(337) 494-3100

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Robert Abramson, MD, a neurosurgeon, is board certified by the American Board of Neurologic Surgeons. He is on the staff...Read more

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in Lake Charles, LA |
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in Lake Charles, LA |
I think I would have gotten better treatment at a vet! It was the worst experience of my entire life. He has done SIX surgeries on me in 11 months and each time took more discs out of my back! I am now in 10/10 pain constantly and can not move at all! I am completely bedridden. He allowed spinal fluid to leak from my back for three weeks. When I aske him why this was happening to me his reply was, If you didn't have bad luck you'd have no luck at all!
in North Augusta, SC |
He did an anterior cervical spinal fusion of c3-c7. He was amazingly. It has been 10 years now and I have not had any problems. My girlfriend had the procedure done by someone else, and has had to have 2 more surgeries. So glad that I found this man.
in Vidor, Texas |
I have never felt so mistreated in NY life. The most unprofessional office and doctor I have ever visited.
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

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CONDITIONS TREATED

• Cervical and lumbar disc disease

• Complex spine disease and instability, including fusion

• Spinal trauma

• Spinal tumors

• Brain tumors, malignant and benign, including pituitary tumors

• Hydrocephalus

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

Procedures Performed

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SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

• Minimally-invasive spine procedures

• Microsurgery

• Stereotactic and image-guided surgery of the brain

• Peripheral nerve surgery

• Placement of spinal cord stimulator for pain

• Placement of pumps for spasticity and pain of malignant origin

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  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • 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
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Barnes Hosp/Wash U Med Ctr

    Completed in 1985

    Children's Hospital and Research Center

    Completed in 1987

    University Of Alabama Birmingham Hospitals

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University/Baton Rouge, La

    Graduated in 1974

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Abramson says...

Robert Abramson, MD, a neurosurgeon, is board certified by the American Board of Neurologic Surgeons. He is on the staff of Memorial Medical Group.

A Marksville, LA native, Dr. Abramson received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He then went on to complete his surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to joining the Memorial Medical Group, Dr. Abramson was in practice for over 20 years at Augusta Back & Neuroscience in Augusta, Georgia. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurologic Surgeons.

Dr. Abramson offers diagnosis and treatment of various neurological disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal column, spinal cord and peripheral nerves.

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Dr. Abramson says...

CONDITIONS TREATED

• Cervical and lumbar disc disease

• Complex spine disease and instability, including fusion

• Spinal trauma

• Spinal tumors

• Brain tumors, malignant and benign, including pituitary tumors

• Hydrocephalus

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Dr. Abramson says...

SURGICAL SPECIALTIES

• Minimally-invasive spine procedures

• Microsurgery

• Stereotactic and image-guided surgery of the brain

• Peripheral nerve surgery

• Placement of spinal cord stimulator for pain

• Placement of pumps for spasticity and pain of malignant origin