Dr. Mohamad Abdalkader is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Boston University School of Medicine and an Interventional Neuroradiologist at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Abdalkader serves as a key member of the BMC department of radiology, section of diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology. His experience and multidisciplinary cross training in radiology, interventional radiology, interventional neuroradiology in Lebanon, Europe and USA provide him with unparalleled expertise in patient care in the field of interventional neuroradiology. At BMC, he is responsible for evaluating patients and their imaging and performing neuroendovascular procedures with the highest degree of technical angiographic skills including acute stroke intervention, intracranial aneurysm coiling, intracranial stenting, carotid stenting and vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty.
Dr. Abdalkader received his medical degree from Lebanese University – Faculty of Medical Sciences in Beirut, Lebanon in 2011. He completed a residency in Radiology at the Lebanese University in Beirut and at the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium from 2011 to 2016 with dedicated training in interventional and neurointerventioal radiology. He was awarded diplomas in Radiology Specialty and Interventional Radiology. He also completed an ACGME accredited Neuroradiology fellowship at BMC in 2016-2017 and a second year of Interventional Neuroradiology fellowship at BMC in 2017-2018.
Dr. Abdalkader has served as an investigator in several research projects including stroke management, traumatic vascular injuries, and cerebral aneurysms. He is also leading two international and multicenter studies looking for coil migration during endovascular coiling and the importance of imaging for stroke treatment triage.
Dr. Abdalkader also participated in many of national and international radiology and interventional radiology and interventional radiology meetings with dozens of lectures and abstracts presentations. He is also a reviewer in many journals.
- Lebanese University, MD
- Published on 12/3/2020
Onoue K, Nguyen TN, Mian A, Dasenbrock H, Bedi H, Abdalkader M. Twig-like middle cerebral arteries: Clinical and radiological findings. Clin Imaging. 2020 Dec 03; 73:31-37. PMID: 33296771.
- Published on 10/23/2020
Abdalkader M, Samuelsen BT, Moore JM, Cervantes-Arslanian A, Ong CJ, Setty BN, Mian AZ, Nguyen TN. Ruptured Spinal Aneurysms: Diagnosis and Management Paradigms. World Neurosurg. 2020 Oct 23. PMID: 33223127.
- Published on 10/20/2020
Abdalkader M, Raymond J, Mian A, Naragum V, Cronk K, Roy D, Weill A, Nguyen TN. Early major recurrence of cerebral aneurysms after satisfactory initial coiling. Interv Neuroradiol. 2020 Oct 20; 1591019920968370. PMID: 33076750.
- Published on 10/19/2020
Nwajei F, Anand P, Abdalkader M, Andreu Arasa VC, Aparicio HJ, Behbahani S, Curiale G, Daneshmand A, Dasenbrock H, Mayo T, Mian A, Nguyen T, Ong C, Romero JR, Sakai O, Takahashi C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Cerebral Venous Sinus Thromboses in Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Three Cases and a Review of the Literature. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Dec; 29(12):105412. PMID: 33254367.
- Published on 10/9/2020
Ma A, Kase CS, Shoamanesh A, Abdalkader M, Pikula A, Sathya A, Catanese L, Ellis AT, Nguyen TN. Stroke and Thromboprophylaxis in the Era of COVID-19. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 01; 30(1):105392. PMID: 33130478.
- Published on 7/27/2020
Abdalkader M, Sathya A, Malek AM, Fifi JT, Norbash AM, Wakhloo AK, Nguyen TN. Roadmap for Resuming Elective Neuroendovascular Procedures Following the First COVID-19 Surge. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Nov; 29(11):105177. PMID: 32891495.
- Published on 6/5/2020
Nguyen TN, Jadhav AP, Dasenbrock HH, Nogueira RG, Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Greer DM, Daneshmand A, Yavagal DR, Jovin TG, Zaidat OO, Chou SH. Subarachnoid hemorrhage guidance in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic - An opinion to mitigate exposure and conserve personal protective equipment. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Sep; 29(9):105010. PMID: 32807425.
- Published on 5/14/2020
Abdalkader M, Ma A, Cohen M, Aliphas A, Sakai O, Nguyen TN. Endovascular coiling of large mastoid emissary vein causing pulsatile tinnitus. Interv Neuroradiol. 2020 Dec; 26(6):821-825. PMID: 32408784.
- Published on 4/29/2020
Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Jovin TG, Nogueira RG, Jadhav AP, Haussen DC, Hassan AE, Novakovic R, Sheth SA, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Panagos PD, Cordina SM, Linfante I, Mansour OY, Malik AM, Narayanan S, Masoud HE, Chou SH, Khatri R, Janardhan V, Yavagal DR, Zaidat OO, Greer DM, Liebeskind DS. Mechanical Thrombectomy in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emergency Preparedness for Neuroscience Teams: A Guidance Statement From the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Stroke. 2020 06; 51(6):1896-1901. PMID: 32347790.
- Published on 1/20/2020
Abdalkader M, Guermazi A, Engebretsen L, Roemer FW, Jarraya M, Hayashi D, Crema MD, Mian AZ. MRI-detected spinal disc degenerative changes in athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Summer Olympics games. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2020 Jan 20; 21(1):45. PMID: 31959161.
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