Christopher J. Abood, MD

Specialty: Neurosurgeon, President/CEO at Lansing Neurosurgery
Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor: Department of Surgery, Michigan State University College
of Human Medicine
Fellowship:  University of Texas Southwestern 1997
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago, 1996
Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, 1991
Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, 1987
 
Dr. Abood was born and raised in the Lansing. After High School he attended the University of Notre Dame and then Michigan State University Medical School.  He chose Neurosurgery because of the technical demands and the reward of helping people overcome difficult problems. Following medical school he trained in Neurosurgery in Chicago at Northwestern and the University of Illinois.  He joined Lansing Neurosurgery in 1997 after completing his training with a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. The results of his research have been published in several journals including the Journal of Neurosurgery. His cases cover the range of neurosurgical disorders, including brain tumors, head trauma, spinal disorders, spinal infections and trauma. His goal for Lansing Neurosurgery is that it remain a world-class provider of neurosurgical care to the greater Lansing community.

Dr. Abood enjoys spending time with his son, especially on Lake Michigan. He is active with many community service organizations serving children and those in need.  He is a Board member of the Greater Lansing Food Bank, established by his Father, Camille Abood in 1981.  Dr. Abood also works with Ele’s Place, the Catholic Diocese of Lansing, the Sparrow Foundation, Michigan State University, Volunteers of America, Think First Chapter of Greater Lansing, and St. Vincent Children’s Home.

 

Local MD's explain Glioblastoma, aggressive type of Brain Cancer

News of Senator John McCain’s cancer diagnosis shocked the world last week.
The former prisoner of war and Republican presidential nominee has an aggressive brain cancer called, Glioblastoma.
Glioblastoma, or more commonly known as GBM, is a type of brain cancer that doctors say is not only aggressive, but can spread quickly.
While Sen. McCain’s doctors say he’s exploring future treatment options, his diagnosis prompted 6-News to take a closer look at the type of brain cancer that affects thousands of Americans.