Khalid M Abbed, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery; Chief, Neurosurgery Spine; Director, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery; Director, Spine Tumor Surgery; Co-Director, YNHH Spine Center

Research Interests

Clinical Trials as Topic; Neurosurgery; Radiculopathy; Spinal Cord Injuries; Spinal Fusion; Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Research Organizations

Neurosurgery

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Clinical trials; Outcome studies; New technologies and innovations in spine surgery; Minimally invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF); back surgery vs open TLIF.

Current clinical research includes investigations into how to minimize spinal cord injury at the time of trauma to prevent further damage and to enhance recovery.

Extensive Research Description

Current clinical research includes investigations into how to minimize spinal cord injury at the time of trauma to prevent further damage and to enhance recovery.

Selected Publications

  • Medical and Surgical Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy: Pathoanatomy, Workup , and When to Refer. Abbed KM, Lieberman IH. Medical and Surgical Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy: Pathoanatomy, Workup , and When to Refer. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.
  • Cervical radiculopathy: pathophysiology, presentation, and clinical evaluation.

    Abbed KM, Coumans JV. Cervical radiculopathy: pathophysiology, presentation, and clinical evaluation. Neurosurgery 2007, 60:S28-34.

  • Surgical Management of Cerebellar Astrocytomas in Schmidek and Sweets (eds): Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, ed 5 Abbed KM, Chiocca EA. Surgical Management of Cerebellar Astrocytomas in Schmidek and Sweets (eds): Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, ed 5. Thieme. 2005
  • Gliomas of the Spine in Black PM, Loeffler JS (eds): Cancer of the Nervous System Abbed KM, Borges LF. Gliomas of the Spine in Black PM, Loeffler JS (eds): Cancer of the Nervous System. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2005, pp 605-614
  • A phase I open-label, dose-escalation, multi-institutional trial of injection with an E1B-Attenuated adenovirus, ONYX-015, into the peritumoral region of recurrent malignant gliomas, in the adjuvant setting.

    Chiocca EA, Abbed KM, Tatter S, Louis DN, Hochberg FH, Barker F, Kracher J, Grossman SA, Fisher JD, Carson K, Rosenblum M, Mikkelsen T, Olson J, Markert J, Rosenfeld S, Nabors LB, Brem S, Phuphanich S, Freeman S, Kaplan R, Zwiebel J. A phase I open-label, dose-escalation, multi-institutional trial of injection with an E1B-Attenuated adenovirus, ONYX-015, into the peritumoral region of recurrent malignant gliomas, in the adjuvant setting. Molecular Therapy : The Journal Of The American Society Of Gene Therapy 2004, 10:958-66.

  • Intracerebral hematoma from aneurysm rupture.

    Abbed KM, Ogilvy CS. Intracerebral hematoma from aneurysm rupture. Neurosurgical Focus 2003, 15:E4.

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Khalid M Abbed, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Spine Center1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 6th floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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260 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902
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Center for Musculoskeletal Care260 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902
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Mailing Address
NeurosurgeryPO Box 208082
New Haven, CT 06520-8082

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