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Ira (Rick) Abbott, MD, Neurosurgery, Bronx, NY, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

IraR(Rick)AbbottMD

Neurosurgery Bronx, NY

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Professor; Neurological Surgery; Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1980 - 1986
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineClass of 1980
  • Colorado CollegeBA, 1968 - 1972

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1990 - 2003
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1986 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1980 - 1987
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgeons

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons, 2012-2014
  • Director American Board Pediatric Neurological Surgeons, 1998-2009
  • President International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, 2008
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Infections of the Spinal Subdural Space in Children: A Series of Eleven Contemporary Cases and Review of All Published Reports A Multi-National Collaborative Effort  
    Sandler AL, Thompson D, Goodrich JT, van Aalst J, Kolatch E, El Khashab M, Nejat F, Cornips E, Mohindra S, Gupta R, Yassari R, Daniels LB 3rd, Biswas A, Abbott R, Childs Nerv Syst, 1/1/2013
  • Successful treatment of post-shunt craniocerebral disproportion by coupling gradual external cranial vault distraction with continuous intracranial pressure monitoring  
    Sandler AL, Daniels LB 3rd, Staffenberg DA, Kolatch E, Goodrich JT, Abbott R, J Neurosurg Pediatr, 1/1/2013
  • Craniocerebral disproportion: a topical review and proposal toward a new definition, diagnosis, and treatment protocol  
    Sandler AL, Goodrich JT, Daniels LB 3rd, Biswas A, Abbott R, Childs Nerv Syst, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Calvarial Vault Expansion by Distraction Osteogenesis for Craniocerebral Disproportion: The Evolution Towards a Sensible Approach".
    Staffenberg DA, L Daniels, K Magge, A Sandler and R Abbott, The 14th Biannual Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Livingstone, Zambia, 1/30/2011
  • "Scaphocephaly Repair With a Hybrid Fixation Technique: Suture Trellis And Resorbable Fixation (STAR-Fix)".
    Staffenberg DA, R Abbott and J Goodrich, The 14th Biannual Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Livingstone, Zambia, 1/30/2011
  • Cranial vault expansion as treatment for recalcitrant debilitating headaches in shunt-dependent patients with functioning shunts: a series of two patients.
    Sandler A, Daniels L, Biswas A, Hughes K, Kolatch E, Abbott R, 39th Annual Meeting of the ISPN, Goa, 1/1/2011
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Lectures

  • The ASPN and commitment to its vision: An opportunity. 
    Guanacaste, Costa Rica - 1/1/2014
  • My Headache’s a 9. 
    Great Ormond Street Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen’s Square, Lond - 1/1/2014
  • Milestones and Matrix Madness. 
    Kauai - 1/1/2013
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Press Mentions

  • Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Recognizes Dr. Ira Abbott as Pioneer in Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology Featured
    Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Recognizes Dr. Ira Abbott as Pioneer in Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology FeaturedFebruary 12th, 2016
  • 6 Recent Spine Surgeon & Specialist Honors Featured
    6 Recent Spine Surgeon & Specialist Honors FeaturedFebruary 12th, 2016

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