Mohamad Abdalkader, MD

Associate Professor, Radiology

Mohamad Abdalkader
617.638.8000
820 Harrison Ave

Biography

Dr. Mohamad Abdalkader is a board-certified diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiologist at Boston Medical Center and an Associate 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 150 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 is an independent imaging adjudicator for stroke and artificial intelligence studies.

Education

  • Lebanese University, MD

Publications

  • Published on 5/17/2024

    Mujanovic A, Strbian D, Demeestere J, Marto JP, Puetz V, Nogueira RG, Abdalkader M, Nagel S, Raymond J, Ribo M, Michel P, Yoshimura S, Zaidat OO, Winzer S, Ortega-Gutierrez S, Sheth SA, Siegler JE, Dusart A, Haussen DC, Henon H, Serrallach BL, Mohammaden MH, Möhlenbruch MA, Olive-Gadea M, Puri AS, Sakai N, Klein P, Tomppo L, Caparros F, Ramos JN, Jumaa M, Zaidi S, Dobrocky T, Martinez-Majander N, Nannoni S, Bellante F, Rodriguez-Calienes A, Salazar-Marioni S, Virtanen P, Kaiser DP, Ventura R, Jesser J, Castonguay AC, Qureshi MM, Masoud HE, Galecio-Castillo M, Requena M, Lauha R, Hu W, Lin E, Miao Z, Roy D, Yamagami H, Seiffge DJ, Strambo D, Ringleb PA, Lemmens R, Fischer U, Nguyen TN, Kaesmacher J. Safety and clinical outcomes of endovascular therapy versus medical management in late presentation of large ischemic stroke. Eur Stroke J. 2024 May 17; 23969873241249406. PMID: 38757713.

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  • Published on 5/16/2024

    Rodriguez-Calienes A, Siddiqui FM, Galecio-Castillo M, Mohammaden MH, Dolia JN, Grossberg JA, Pabaney A, Hassan AE, Tekle WG, Saei H, Miller S, Majidi S, T Fifi J, Valestin G, Siegler JE, Penckofer M, Zhang L, Sheth SA, Salazar-Marioni S, Iyyangar A, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Linfante I, Dabus G, Mehta BP, Sessa J, Jumma MA, Sugg RM, Linares G, Nogueira RG, Liebeskind DS, Haussen DC, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Rescue Therapy for Failed Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Pooled Analysis of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology Registry. Ann Neurol. 2024 May 16. PMID: 38752428.

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  • Published on 5/16/2024

    Strambo D, Michel P, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Qureshi MM, Strbian D, Herweh C, Möhlenbruch MA, Räty S, Olivé-Gadea M, Ribo M, Psychogios MN, Fischer U, Nguyen A, Kuramatsu JB, Haupenthal D, Köhrmann M, Deuschl C, Kühne Escolà J, Demeestere J, Lemmens R, Vandewalle L, Yaghi S, Shu L, Puetz V, Kaiser DPO, Kaesmacher J, Mujanovic A, Marterstock DC, Engelhorn T, Requena M, Dasenbrock HH, Klein P, Haussen DC, Mohammaden MH, Abdelhamid H, Souza Viana L, Cunha B, Fragata IR, Romoli M, Diana F, Hu W, Zhang C, Virtanen P, Lauha R, Jesser J, Clark J, Matsoukas S, Fifi JT, Sheth SA, Salazar-Marioni S, Marto JP, Ramos JN, Miszczuk M, Riegler C, Poli S, Poli K, Jadhav AP, Desai SM, Maus V, Kaeder M, Siddiqui AH, Monteiro A, Masoud HE, Suryadevara N, Mokin M, Thanki S, Alpay K, Ylikotila P, Siegler JE, Linfante I, Dabus G, Asdaghi N, Saini V, Nolte CH, Siebert E, Serrallach BL, Weyland CS, Hanning U, Meyer L, Berberich A, Ringleb PA, Nogueira RG, Nagel S. Endovascular versus medical therapy in posterior cerebral artery stroke: role of baseline NIHSS and occlusion site. Stroke. 2024 May 16. PMID: 38753954.

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  • Published on 5/15/2024

    Demeestere J, Qureshi MM, Vandewalle L, Wouters A, Strbian D, Nogueira RG, Nagel S, Yamagami H, Puetz V, Abdalkader M, Haussen DC, Mohammaden MH, Möhlenbruch MA, Olivé-Gadea M, Winzer S, Ribo M, Michel P, Marto JP, Tanaka K, Yoshimura S, Martinez-Majander N, Caparros F, Henon H, Tomppo L, Dusart A, Bellante F, Ramos JN, Jesser J, Sheth SA, Ortega-Gutiérrez S, Siegler JE, Nannoni S, Kaesmacher J, Dobrocky T, Salazar-Marioni S, Farooqui M, Virtanen P, Ventura R, Zaidi SF, Castonguay AC, Uchida K, Puri AS, Sakai N, Toyoda K, Farzin B, Masoud HE, Klein P, Bui J, Rizzo F, Kaiser DPO, Desfontaines P, Strambo D, Cordonnier C, Lin E, Ringleb PA, Roy D, Zaidat OO, Fischer U, Raymond J, Lemmens R, Nguyen TN. Outcomes of Bridging Intravenous Thrombolysis Versus Endovascular Therapy Alone in Late-Window Acute Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2024 May 15. PMID: 38748598.

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  • Published on 5/10/2024

    Salim H, Musmar B, Adeeb N, Yedavalli V, Lakhani D, Grewal SS, El Naamani K, Henninger N, Sundararajan SH, Kühn AL, Khalife J, Ghozy S, Scarcia L, Tan BY, Regenhardt RW, Heit JJ, Cancelliere NM, Bernstock JD, Rouchaud A, Fiehler J, Sheth S, Puri AS, Dyzmann C, Colasurdo M, Barreau X, Renieri L, Filipe JP, Harker P, Radu RA, Abdalkader M, Klein P, Marotta TR, Spears J, Ota T, Mowla A, Jabbour P, Biswas A, Clarençon F, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN, Varela R, Baker A, Essibayi MA, Altschul D, Gonzalez NR, Möhlenbruch MA, Costalat V, Gory B, Stracke CP, Aziz-Sultan MA, Hecker C, Shaikh H, Liebeskind DS, Pedicelli A, Alexandre AM, Tancredi I, Faizy TD, Kalsoum E, Lubicz B, Patel AB, Pereira VM, Guenego A, Dmytriw AA. Outcomes of mechanical thrombectomy in anticoagulated patients with acute distal and medium vessel stroke. Eur Stroke J. 2024 May 10; 23969873241249295. PMID: 38726983.

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  • Published on 5/6/2024

    Nguyen TN, Nogueira RG, Qureshi MM, Nagel S, Raymond J, Abdalkader M, Demeestere J, Marto JP, Sheth SA, Puetz V, Dusart A, Michel P, Ribo M, Zaidat OO, Siegler JE, Haussen DC, Strbian D, Henon H, Mohammaden MH, Möhlenbruch MA, Olive-Gadea M, Puri AS, Winzer S, Kaesmacher J, Klein P, Tomppo L, Caparros F, Ramos JN, Jumaa MA, Zaidi SF, Martinez-Majander N, Nannoni S, Vandewalle L, Bellante F, Farooqui M, Salazar-Marioni S, Virtanen P, Kaiser DPO, Wouters A, Ventura R, Jesser J, Mujanovic A, Shu L, Castonguay AC, Mansoor Z, Qiu Z, Masoud HE, Requena M, Peltola E, Hu W, Lin E, Tanaka K, Cordonnier C, Roy D, Yaghi S, Strambo D, Yamagami H, Fischer U, Jovin TG, Lemmens R, Ringleb PA, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Noncontrast CT Selected Thrombectomy vs Medical Management for Late-Window Anterior Large Vessel Occlusion. Neurology. 2024 May 28; 102(10):e209324. PMID: 38709999.

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  • Published on 5/2/2024

    Abdalkader M, Nguyen TN, Sahoo A, Qureshi MM, Ong CJ, Klein P, Miller MI, Mian AZ, Kaesmacher J, Mujanovic A, Hu W, Chen HS, Setty BN. Contrast Staining in Noninfarcted Tissue after Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2024 May 02. PMID: 38697792.

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  • Published on 4/30/2024

    Radu RA, Costalat V, Romoli M, Musmar B, Siegler JE, Ghozy S, Khalife J, Salim H, Shaikh H, Adeeb N, Cuellar-Saenz HH, Thomas AJ, Kadirvel R, Abdalkader M, Klein P, Nguyen TN, Heit JJ, Regenhardt RW, Bernstock JD, Patel AB, Rabinov JD, Stapleton CJ, Cancelliere NM, Marotta TR, Mendes Pereira V, El Naamani K, Amllay A, Tjoumakaris SI, Jabbour P, Meyer L, Fiehler J, Faizy TD, Guerreiro H, Dusart A, Bellante F, Forestier G, Rouchaud A, Mounayer C, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Dyzmann C, Kan PT, Colasurdo M, Marnat G, Berge J, Barreau X, Sibon I, Nedelcu S, Henninger N, Ota T, Dofuku S, Yeo LLL, Tan BY, Gopinathan A, Martinez-Gutierrez JC, Salazar-Marioni S, Sheth S, Renieri L, Capirossi C, Mowla A, Chervak LM, Vagal A, Khandelwal P, Biswas A, Clarençon F, Elhorany M, Premat K, Valente I, Pedicelli A, Alexandre AM, Filipe JP, Varela R, Quintero-Consuegra M, Gonzalez NR, Ymd MA, Jesser J, Weyland C, Ter Schiphorst A, Yedavalli V, Harker P, Aziz Y, Gory B, Paul Stracke C, Hecker C, Killer-Oberpfalzer M, Griessenauer CJ, Hsieh CY, Liebeskind DS, Tancredi I, Fahed R, Lubicz B, Essibayi MA, Baker A, Altschul D, Scarcia L, Kalsoum E, Dmytriw AA, Guenego A. Outcomes with General Anesthesia Compared to Conscious Sedation for Endovascular Treatment of Medium Vessel Occlusions: Results of an International Multicentric Study. Clin Neuroradiol. 2024 Apr 30. PMID: 38687365.

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  • Published on 4/18/2024

    Song JJ, Stafford RA, Pohlmann JE, Kim ISY, Cheekati M, Dennison S, Brush B, Chatzidakis S, Huang Q, Smirnakis SM, Gilmore EJ, Mohammed S, Abdalkader M, Benjamin EJ, Dupuis J, Greer DM, Ong CJ. Later Midline Shift Is Associated with Better Outcomes after Large Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke. Res Sq. 2024 Apr 18. PMID: 38699310.

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  • Published on 4/12/2024

    Klein P, Shu L, Lindgren E, de Winter MA, Siegler JE, Simpkins AN, Omran SS, Heldner MR, de Havenon A, Abdalkader M, Al Kasab S, Stretz C, Wu TY, Wilson D, Asad SD, Almallouhi E, Frontera J, Kuohn L, Rothstein A, Bakradze E, Henninger N, Zubair AS, Sharma R, Kerrigan D, Aziz Y, Mistry EA, van Kammen MS, Tatlisumak T, Krzywicka K, Aguiar de Sousa D, Jood K, Field TS, Yaghi S, Coutinho JM, Nguyen TN. External validation of the SI2NCAL2C score for outcomes following cerebral venous thrombosis. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2024 Jun; 33(6):107720. PMID: 38614162.

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