Mohamad Abdalkader, MD

Assistant 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 5/11/2023

    Diana F, Romoli M, Sabuzi F, Rouchaud A, Mounayer C, Forestier G, Tomasello A, Requena M, Hernández D, Lascuevas MD, Cuevas JL, Peschillo S, Caroff J, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Da Ros V. Neurophysiological monitoring during endovascular treatment of brain arteriovenous malformations: A meta-analysis. Interv Neuroradiol. 2023 May 11; 15910199231175195. PMID: 37170611.

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  • Published on 4/25/2023

    Diana F, Abdalkader M, Behme D, Li W, Maurer CJ, Pop R, Hwang YH, Bartolini B, Da Ros V, Bracco S, Cirillo L, Marnat G, Katsanos AH, Kaesmacher J, Fischer U, Aguiar de Sousa D, Peschillo S, Zini A, Tomasello A, Ribo M, Nguyen TN, Romoli M. Antithrombotic regimen in emergent carotid stenting for acute ischemic stroke due to tandem occlusion: a meta-analysis of aggregate data. J Neurointerv Surg. 2023 Apr 25. PMID: 37185107.

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  • Published on 4/3/2023

    Klein P, Huo X, Chen Y, Abdalkader M, Qiu Z, Nagel S, Raymond J, Liu L, Siegler JE, Strbian D, Field TS, Yaghi S, Qureshi MM, Demeestere J, Puetz V, Berberich A, Michel P, Fischer U, Kaesmacher J, Yamagami H, Alemseged F, Tsivgoulis G, Schonewille WJ, Hu W, Liu X, Li C, Ji X, Drumm B, Banerjee S, Sacco S, Sandset EC, Kristoffersen ES, Slade P, Mikulik R, Romoli M, Diana F, Krishnan K, Dhillon P, Lee JS, Kasper E, Dasenbrock H, Ton MD, Masiliunas R, Arsovska AA, Marto JP, Dmytriw AA, Regenhardt RW, Silva GS, Siepmann T, Sun D, Sang H, Diestro JD, Yang P, Mohammaden MH, Li F, Masoud HE, Ma A, Raynald, Ganesh A, Liu J, Meyer L, Dippel DWJ, Thomalla G, Parsons M, Qureshi AI, Goyal M, Yoo AJ, Lapergue B, Zaidat OO, Chen HS, Campbell BCV, Jovin TG, Nogueira RG, Miao Z, Saposnik G, Nguyen TN. Specialist Perspectives on the Imaging Selection of Large Vessel Occlusion in the Late Window. Clin Neuroradiol. 2023 Apr 03; 1-11. PMID: 37010551.

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  • Published on 3/1/2023

    Farooqui M, Zaidat OO, Hassan AE, Quispe-Orozco D, Petersen N, Divani AA, Ribo M, Abraham M, Fifi J, Guerrero WR, Malik AM, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN, Sheth S, Yoo AJ, Linares G, Janjua N, Galecio-Castillo M, Tekle WG, Ringheanu VM, Oliver M, Dawod G, Kobsa J, Prasad A, Ikram A, Lin E, Below K, Zevallos CB, Gadea MO, Qureshi A, Dajles A, Matsoukas S, Rana A, Abdalkader M, Salazar-Marioni S, Soomro J, Gordon W, Vivanco-Suarez J, Turabova C, Mokin M, Yavagal DR, Jumaa MA, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Functional and Safety Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting and Mechanical Thrombectomy for Large Vessel Occlusion Ischemic Stroke With Tandem Lesions. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Mar 01; 6(3):e230736. PMID: 36857054.

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  • Published on 2/16/2023

    Lalla R, Narasimhan R, Abdalkader M, Virmani D, Suchdev K, Moore B, Cervantes-Arslanian A. Teaching NeuroImage: Imaging and Pathologic Findings in SARS-CoV-2-Related Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis. Neurology. 2023 Feb 16. PMID: 36797060.

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  • Published on 2/13/2023

    Edwards C, Drumm B, Siegler JE, Schonewille WJ, Klein P, Huo X, Chen Y, Abdalkader M, Qureshi MM, Strbian D, Liu X, Hu W, Ji X, Li C, Fischer U, Nagel S, Puetz V, Michel P, Alemseged F, Sacco S, Yamagami H, Yaghi S, Strambo D, Kristoffersen ES, Sandset EC, Mikulik R, Tsivgoulis G, Masoud HE, de Sousa DA, Marto JP, Lobotesis K, Roi D, Berberich A, Demeestere J, Meinel TR, Rivera R, Poli S, Ton MD, Zhu Y, Li F, Sang H, Thomalla G, Parsons M, Campbell BCV, Zaidat OO, Chen HS, Field TS, Raymond J, Kaesmacher J, Nogueira RG, Jovin TG, Sun D, Liu R, Qureshi AI, Qiu Z, Miao Z, Banerjee S, Nguyen TN. Basilar artery occlusion management: Specialist perspectives from an international survey. J Neuroimaging. 2023; 33(3):422-433. PMID: 36781295.

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  • Published on 2/9/2023

    Abdalkader M, Shulman JG, Sahoo A, Ford T, Nguyen TN. Acute Spinal Subdural Hematoma in a Patient With Multiple Spinal Aneurysms. Stroke. 2023 May; 54(5):e205-e206. PMID: 36756890.

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  • Published on 2/3/2023

    Raymond J, Benomar A, Gentric JC, Magro E, Nico L, Bacchus E, Klink R, Iancu D, Weill A, Roy D, Bojanowski MW, Chaalala C, Eker O, Pelissou-Guyotat I, Piotin M, Aldea S, Barbier C, Gaberel T, Papagiannaki C, Derrey S, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Cognard C, Januel AC, Sabatier JF, Jecko V, Barreau X, Costalat V, Le Corre M, Gauvrit JY, Morandi X, Biondi A, Thines L, Desal H, Bourcier R, Beaujeux R, Proust F, Viard G, Gevry G, Darsaut TE. Patient Selection in a Pragmatic Study on the Management of Patients with Brain Arteriovenous Malformations. World Neurosurg. 2023 Apr; 172:e611-e624. PMID: 36738962.

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  • Published on 2/2/2023

    Lasek-Bal A, Czlonkowska A, Qureshi MM, Abdalkader M, Marto JP, Michel P, Yamagami H, Mikulik R, Demeestere J, Qiu Z, Nguyen TN, Nogueira RG. International study: Global impact of COVID-19 on stroke care - the Polish contribution. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2023; 57(1):136-139. PMID: 36727547.

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  • Published on 2/1/2023

    Shulman JG, Abdalkader M. Imaging of Central Nervous System Ischemia. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2023 Feb 01; 29(1):54-72. PMID: 36795873.

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