- Board Certified: American Board of Neurological Surgery
- Clinical Professor: Department of Surgery, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
- Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern
- Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Medical School: Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
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 Complex 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 is for Lansing, Michigan neurosurgery patients to continue to receive world-class care in Mid-Michigan.
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.