Christopher J. Abood, MD

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 chose neurosurgery as a career because of the complex challenges and the reward of helping people overcome difficult problems. He joined Lansing Neurosurgery in 1997 after completing his training in Neurosurgery in Chicago 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. Dr. Abood is the past President of the Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons whose mission is to maintain access to high quality neurosurgical care for all Michigan citizens.  He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Surgical Neurology.  His pracitce covers the range of neurosurgical disorders, including treating patients with brain tumors, back pain,  brain and spine injuries, and pediatric neurosurgery.
 
In addition to his neurosurgical practice, Dr. Abood is a member of many community organizations.  He serves as a Director of the Greater Lansing Food Bank, Sparrow Hosptal Foundation, and Think First of Greater Lansing.