Mohamad Abdalkader, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiology

Mohamad Abdalkader
820 Harrison Ave


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 3/31/2022

    Oak S, Cucchiara BL, Thau L, Nguyen TN, Sathya A, Reyes-Esteves S, Vigilante N, Kamen S, Hall J, Patel P, Garg R, Abdalkader M, Thon JM, Siegler JE. Age Alters Prevalence of Left Atrial Enlargement and Nonstenotic Carotid Plaque in Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source. Stroke. 2022 Mar 31; 101161STROKEAHA121037522. PMID: 35354301.

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  • Published on 3/25/2022

    Shokri H, Nahas NE, Basiony AE, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Klein P, Lavados PM, Olavarría VV, Amaya P, Llanos-Leyton N, Brola W, Michal L, Fariña DEDM, Cardozo A, Caballero CD, Pedrozo F, Rahman A, Hokmabadi ES, Jalili J, Farhoudi M, Aref H, Roushdy T. Did COVID-19 impact stroke services? A multicenter study. Neurol Sci. 2022 Mar 25. PMID: 35338400.

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  • Published on 3/14/2022

    Abdalkader M, Sahoo A, Lee J, Kiley N, Masoud HE, Norbash AM, Nguyen TN. Balloon Gliding Technique: A novel use of balloon guiding catheters in accessing challenging circulations when treating acute ischemic stroke. Interv Neuroradiol. 2022 Mar 14; 15910199221082473. PMID: 35286223.

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  • Published on 1/25/2022

    Dmytriw AA, Dibas M, Phan K, Efendizade A, Ospel J, Schirmer C, Settecase F, Heran MKS, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Menon BK, Sivakumar S, Mowla A, Vela-Duarte D, Linfante I, Dabus GC, Regenhardt RW, D'Amato S, Rosenthal JA, Zha A, Talukder N, Sheth SA, Hassan AE, Cooke DL, Leung LY, Malek AM, Voetsch B, Sehgal S, Wakhloo AK, Goyal M, Wu H, Cohen J, Ghozy S, Turkel-Parella D, Farooq Z, Vranic JE, Rabinov JD, Stapleton CJ, Minhas R, Velayudhan V, Chaudhry ZA, Xavier A, Bullrich MB, Pandey S, Sposato LA, Johnson SA, Gupta G, Khandelwal P, Ali L, Liebeskind DS, Farooqui M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Nahab F, Jillella DV, Chen K, Aziz-Sultan MA, Abdalkader M, Kaliaev A, Nguyen TN, Haussen DC, Nogueira RG, Haq IU, Zaidat OO, Sanborn E, Leslie-Mazwi TM, Patel AB, Siegler JE, Tiwari A. Acute ischaemic stroke associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in North America. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2022 04; 93(4):360-368. PMID: 35078916.

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  • Published on 1/1/2022

    Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Nagel S, Qureshi MM, Ribo M, Caparros F, Haussen DC, Mohammaden MH, Sheth SA, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Siegler JE, Zaidi S, Olive-Gadea M, Henon H, Möhlenbruch MA, Castonguay AC, Nannoni S, Kaesmacher J, Puri AS, Seker F, Farooqui M, Salazar-Marioni S, Kuhn AL, Kaliaev A, Farzin B, Boisseau W, Masoud HE, Lopez CY, Rana A, Kareem SA, Sathya A, Klein P, Kassem MW, Ringleb PA, Cordonnier C, Gralla J, Fischer U, Michel P, Jovin TG, Raymond J, Zaidat OO, Nogueira RG. Noncontrast Computed Tomography vs Computed Tomography Perfusion or Magnetic Resonance Imaging Selection in Late Presentation of Stroke With Large-Vessel Occlusion. JAMA Neurol. 2022 01 01; 79(1):22-31. PMID: 34747975.

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  • Published on 12/28/2021

    Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN. Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematoma. World Neurosurg. 2022 03; 159:80-82. PMID: 35026554.

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  • Published on 12/1/2021

    S.Y. Tawk, C.J. Mourad, M.B. Halut, M.A. Yazbeck, M.K. Abdalkader, J.M.E. Khoury. Twiglike MCA: A Not-So-Common Cerebral Vascular Anomaly. 2021; 11(4):243-247.

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  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Mohamad Abdalkader, MD ; Anurag Sahoo, MD; Adam A. Dmytriw, MD; Waleed Brinjikji, MD; Guilherme Dabus, MD; Eytan Raz, MD; Leonardo Renieri, MD; Antonio Laiso, MD; Alberto Maud, MD; Mario Martínez-Galdámez, MD ; Jorge Galván-Fernández, MD; Miguel Schüller-Arteaga, MD; Fawaz Al-Mufti, MD; Krishna Amuluru, MD; Johanna T. Fifi, MD; Shahram Majidi, MD; Priyank Khandelwal, MD; Justin M. Moore, MD; Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, MD; Ameer E. Hassan, DO; James E. Siegler, MD; Simon Nagel, MD; Osama O. Zaidat, MD; Thanh N. Nguyen, MD. . Mechanical Thrombectomy of the Fetal Posterior Cerebral Artery. 2021; 1(1).

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  • 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 Dec; 30(12):106118. PMID: 34560378.

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