John Abrahams, MD, FAANS
Chief of Neurosurgery, Co-Director of Orthopedic and Spine Institute, Spine Surgery Section
Dr. Abrahams’ practice focuses significantly on complex spine and brain disorders. He is the author of numerous patents, has authored over 30 publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, and given lectures at many national and local meetings. Dr. Abrahams has founded two biomedical device companies to develop new treatments for specific aspects of both brain and spine surgery. In 2009, he founded the Westchester Neuroscience Research Foundation in an effort to improve awareness to spinal cord and brain injury, malignant brain tumors, and neuromodulation.
|Dr. Abrahams discusses safe spinal surgery with advanced technology such as the O-Arm, an intra-operative scanner at NWH|
Dr. John Abrahams is a member of Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York, Co-Director of Spine Surgery at The Orthopedic and Spine Institute, and Chief of Neurosurgery at Northern Westchester Hospital. He graduated from Le Moyne College with a degree in Physics and Chemistry and completed a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Abrahams received his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his surgical internship at New York University Medical Center. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and finished a spine fellowship and a research fellowship at the Institute for Medicine and Engineering at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
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Dr. Abrahams has a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from RPI and then went to med school followed by a residency in Neurosurgery. "My innovations are derived from problems encountered during my daily practice. The benefit of have an engineering background allows me to solve medical problems differently."
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