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

Physician Biography

Dr. Khalid Abbed is a board certified, fellowship trained Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and the Chief of Spine Surgery at The Department of Neurosurgery, Co-Director, YNHH Spine Center. He is also the Director of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Yale. He has a full-time clinical practice at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Abbed's area of clinical interest is in the treatment of spinal disorders and his research interests include clinical trials, outcomes studies, and new technologies and innovations in spine surgery.Dr. Abbed was born and raised in Illinois and obtained his bachelor's degree in the Biological Sciences from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. He continued his education at the University of Illinois and received his Doctor of Medicine degree with Honors, ranking first in his class and being elected for admission into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), medicine's highest honor society, during his junior year. After medical school, Dr. Abbed completed his internship in Surgery and residency in Neurological Surgery at Harvard University at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spinal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Clinical Interests

  • Bone Neoplasms
  • Spine

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Neurosurgery: Spine Surgery (Neurosurgery): Spine Center

Center for Musculoskeletal Care

Spine Center

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery AB of Neurological Surgery (2012)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System Odontoid Fracture Study Treated With Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields

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Contact Info

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

Curriculum Vitae