Mohamad Abdalkader, MD

Associate Professor, Radiology

Mohamad Abdalkader
820 Harrison Ave


Dr. Mohamad Abdalkader is a board-certified diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiologist at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine.

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 from Europe. He also completed an ACGME-accredited diagnostic neuroradiology and interventional neuroradiology fellowships at BMC before joining as an attending physician in 2018.

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, endovascular treatment of arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous fistula, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, and endovascular treatment of pulsatile tinnitus.

Dr. Abdalkader has over 100 publications and has served as an investigator in several research projects including acute stroke management, cerebral aneurysms, and intracranial vascular malformations, pulsatile tinnitus, traumatic vascular injuries.

Dr. Abdalkader was invited speaker at many national and international radiology, interventional radiology, and interventional neuroradiology meetings. He has been a reviewer and associate editor of several journals.

Dr. Abdalkader serves as an independent imaging adjudicator for stroke and artificial intelligence studies.


  • Lebanese University, MD


  • Published on 11/29/2023

    Farooqui M, Divani AA, Galecio-Castillo M, Hassan AE, Jumaa MA, Ribo M, Abraham M, Petersen N, Fifi J, Guerrero WR, Malik AM, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN, Sheth SA, Yoo AJ, Linares G, Janjua N, Quispe-Orozco D, Ikram A, Tekle WG, Zaidi SF, Zevallos CB, Rizzo F, Barkley T, De Leacy R, Khalife J, Abdalkader M, Salazar-Marioni S, Soomro J, Gordon W, Rodriguez-Calienes A, Vivanco-Suarez J, Turabova C, Mokin M, Yavagal DR, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Safety Outcomes of Antiplatelet Therapy During Endovascular Treatment of Tandem Lesions in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients. Transl Stroke Res. 2023 Nov 29. PMID: 38017258.

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  • Published on 11/28/2023

    Tonetti DA, Koneru M, Bhattacharyya M, English JD, Settecase F, Kim WT, Khalife J, Patel P, Thomas A, Jovin T, Hanel R, Benalia VHC, Cortez GM, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Klein P, Dmytriw AA, Shaikh H. Tenzing 7 delivery catheter with or without a leading microwire for single pass aspiration thrombectomy: A multicenter experience. Interv Neuroradiol. 2023 Nov 28; 15910199231216765. PMID: 38018024.

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  • Published on 9/25/2023

    Mierzwa AT, Al Kasab S, Nelson A, Ortega Gutierrez S, Vivanco-Suarez J, Farooqui M, Jadhav AP, Desai S, Toth G, Alrohimi A, Nguyen TN, Klein P, Abdalkader M, Salahuddin H, Pandey A, Koduri S, Vora N, Aladamat N, Gharaibeh K, Afreen E, Zaidi S, Jumaa M. Comparing Functional Outcomes and Safety Profiles of First-Line Aspiration Thrombectomy Versus Stentriever for Acute Basilar Artery Occlusion: Propensity Analysis of the PC-SEARCH Thrombectomy Registry. Stroke. 2023 Oct; 54(10):2512-2521. PMID: 37747965.

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  • Published on 9/14/2023

    Lai Y, Diana F, Mofatteh M, Nguyen TN, Jou E, Zhou S, Sun H, He J, Yan W, Chen Y, Feng M, Chen J, Ma J, Li X, Meng H, Abdalkader M, Chen Y. Predictors of failure of early neurological improvement in early time window following endovascular thrombectomy: a multi-center study. Front Neurol. 2023; 14:1227825. PMID: 37780716.

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  • Published on 9/12/2023

    Mohammaden MH, Tarek MA, Aboul Nour H, Haussen DC, Fifi JT, Matsoukas S, Farooqui M, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Zevallos CB, Galecio-Castillo M, Hassan AE, Tekle W, Al-Bayati AR, Salem MM, Burkhardt JK, Pukenas B, Cortez GM, Hanel RA, Aghaebrahim A, Sauvageau E, Hafeez M, Kan P, Tanweer O, Jumaa M, Zaidi SF, Oliver M, Sheth SA, Nahhas M, Salazar-Marioni S, Khaldi A, Li H, Kuybu O, Abdalkader M, Klein P, Peng S, Alaraj A, Nguyen TN, Nogueira RG. Rescue intracranial stenting for failed posterior circulation thrombectomy: analysis from the Stenting and Angioplasty in NeuroThrombectomy (SAINT) study. J Neurointerv Surg. 2023 Sep 12. PMID: 37699704.

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  • Published on 9/7/2023

    Kobeissi H, Kallmes DF, Benson J, Nagelschneider A, Madhavan A, Messina SA, Schwartz K, Campeau N, Carr CM, Nasr DM, Braksick S, Scharf EL, Klaas J, Woodhead ZVJ, Harston G, Briggs J, Joly O, Gerry S, Kuhn AL, Kostas AA, Nael K, AbdalKader M, Kadirvel R, Brinjikji W. Impact of e-ASPECTS software on the performance of physicians compared to a consensus ground truth: a multi-reader, multi-case study. Front Neurol. 2023; 14:1221255. PMID: 37745671.

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  • Published on 9/6/2023

    Tannoury T, Saade A, Thomas DC, Wisco J, Ajmi Q, Singh V, AbdalKader M, Tannoury C. The "V" Sign: A Reliable Anatomic and Radiographic Landmark for Posterior Percutaneous S1 Screw Placement. JB JS Open Access. 2023; 8(3). PMID: 37675205.

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  • Published on 9/4/2023

    Kaiser DPO, Reiff T, Mansmann U, Schoene D, Strambo D, Michel P, Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Gawlitza M, Möhlenbruch MA, Ringleb PA, Puetz V, Gerber JC, Nagel S. Endovascular Treatment for Acute Isolated Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion : A Propensity Score Matched Multicenter Study. Clin Neuroradiol. 2023 Sep 04. PMID: 37665352.

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  • Published on 8/29/2023

    Sahoo A, Abdalkader M, Yamagami H, Huo X, Sun D, Jia B, Weyland CS, Diana F, Kaliaev A, Klein P, Bui J, Kasab SA, de Havenon A, Zaidat OO, Zi W, Yang Q, Michel P, Siegler JE, Yaghi S, Hu W, Nguyen TN. Endovascular Therapy for Acute Stroke: New Evidence and Indications. J Neuroendovasc Ther. 2023; 17(11):232-242. PMID: 38025253.

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  • Published on 8/23/2023

    Galecio-Castillo M, Farooqui M, Hassan AE, Jumaa MA, Divani AA, Ribo M, Abraham M, Petersen NH, Fifi JT, Guerrero WR, Malik AM, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN, Sheth S, Yoo AJ, Linares G, Janjua N, Quispe-Orozco D, Tekle W, Zaidi SF, Sabbagh SY, Olivé-Gadea M, Barkley T, Leacy R, Sprankle KW, Abdalkader M, Salazar-Marioni S, Soomro J, Gordon W, Turabova C, Vivanco-Suarez J, Rodriguez-Calienes A, Mokin M, Yavagal DR, Jovin T, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Clinical and Safety Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy 6 to 24 Hours After Large Vessel Occlusion Ischemic Stroke With Tandem Lesions. J Stroke. 2023 Sep; 25(3):378-387. PMID: 37607694.

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