Mohamad Abdalkader, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiology

Mohamad Abdalkader
617.638.8000
820 Harrison Ave

Biography

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.

Education

  • Lebanese University, MD

Publications

  • Published on 10/11/2021

    Requejo F, Teplisky DJ, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M. Direct carotid artery access for neurointerventional procedures in infants. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021 Oct 11. PMID: 34635579.

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  • Published on 9/17/2021

    Arandela K, Samudrala S, Abdalkader M, Anand P, Daneshmand A, Dasenbrock H, Nguyen T, Ong C, Takahashi C, Shulman J, Babi MA, Sivakumar S, Shah N, Jain S, Anand S, Nobleza COS, Shekhar S, Venkatasubramanian C, Salahuddin H, Taqi MA, Nour HA, Nofar JB, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome in Patients with Coronavirus Disease: A Multicenter Case Series. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Sep 17; 30(12):106118. PMID: 34560378.

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  • Published on 7/31/2021

    Jillella DV, Nahab F, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Liebeskind DS, Vora N, Rai V, Haussen DC, Nogueira RG, Desai S, Jadhav AP, Czap AL, Zha AM, Linfante I, Hassan AE, Quispe-Orozco D, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Khandelwal P, Patel P, Zaidat O, Jovin TG, Kamen S, Siegler JE. Delays in thrombolysis during COVID-19 are associated with worse neurological outcomes: the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology Multicenter Collaboration. J Neurol. 2021 Jul 31. PMID: 34333701.

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  • Published on 7/29/2021

    Herweh C, Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Puetz V, Schöne D, Kaiser D, Chen CH, Jeng JS, Möhlenbruch MA, Ringleb PA, Nagel S. Mechanical Thrombectomy in Isolated Occlusion of the Proximal Posterior Cerebral Artery. Front Neurol. 2021; 12:697348. PMID: 34393977.

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  • Published on 7/26/2021

    Siegler JE, Klein P, Yaghi S, Vigilante N, Abdalkader M, Coutinho JM, Abdul Khalek F, Nguyen TN. Cerebral Vein Thrombosis With Vaccine-Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia. Stroke. 2021 08; 52(9):3045-3053. PMID: 34304601.

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  • Published on 7/5/2021

    Renieri L, Valente I, Dmytriw AA, Puri AS, Singh J, Nappini S, Nencini P, Kaliaev A, Abdalkader M, Alexandre A, Garignano G, Vivekanandan S, Fong RP, Parra-Fariñas C, Spears J, Gomez-Paz S, Ogilvy C, Regenhardt RW, Alotaibi N, Beer-Furlan A, Joshi KC, Walker M, Vicenty-Padilla J, Darcourt J, Foreman P, Kuhn AL, Nguyen TN, Griessenauer CJ, Marotta TR, Thomas A, Patel AB, Leslie-Mazwi TM, Chen M, Levitt MR, Chen K, Cognard C, Pedicelli A, Limbucci N. Mechanical thrombectomy beyond the circle of Willis: efficacy and safety of different techniques for M2 occlusions. J Neurointerv Surg. 2021 Jul 05. PMID: 34226193.

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  • Published on 6/6/2021

    Abdalkader M, Sahoo A, Shulman JG, Sader E, Takahashi C, Kaliaev A, Curiale GG, Hohler AD, Hinchey J, Nguyen TN. Acute occlusion of the fetal posterior cerebral artery: diagnosis and management paradigms. Neuroradiol J. 2021 Jun 06; 19714009211019383. PMID: 34096388.

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  • Published on 5/25/2021

    Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Norbash AM, Raz E, Shapiro M, Lenck S, Brinjikji W, Weber P, Sakai O. State of the Art: Venous Causes of Pulsatile Tinnitus and Diagnostic Considerations Guiding Endovascular Therapy. Radiology. 2021 07; 300(1):2-16. PMID: 34032509.

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  • Published on 5/25/2021

    Abdalkader M, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN. In Response (Letter 1). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Oct; 30(10):105879. PMID: 34049765.

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  • Published on 5/25/2021

    Abdalkader M, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN. In Response (Letter 2). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021 Oct; 30(10):105880. PMID: 34049766.

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