Progressive Development in Neurosurgery

Dr. Mohamed Abdulhamid, MD, Neurosurgeon

Neuroscience Technology, Independent Medical Examiner

Dr. Mohamed Abdulhamid is a Neurosurgeon specializing in the diagnosis, management and treatment

of disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in

biochemistry from Iowa State University prior to earning his medical degree from the University of Iowa

Carver College of Medicine. Subsequently, Dr. Abdulhamid completed his internship in general surgery, as

well as, his residency, including a year acting as a chief resident, in neurological surgery at SUNY Upstate

Medical University in Syracuse, New York. He then finished an additional year of fellowship training in

minimally invasive and complex spine surgery with the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of

Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida.

In addition to the numerous awards Dr. Abdulhamid received during college and medical school, he was a winner of the 2007 Arnold P. Gold Foundation award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching. He also won the New York State Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting Award for the best Basic Science Research in 2009.

As member of multiple professional societies, such as, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the American Medical Association and the Intra-operative Imaging Society, Dr. Abdulhamid had given several podium talks at national and international meetings.

Dr. Abdulhamid’s clinical interests include:

  • Minimally invasive and complex spine surgery with intra-operative image guidance and navigation

  • Artificial cervical disc replacement

  • Degenerative conditions of the spine

  • Deformity correction, revision spine surgery

  • Tumors of the brain and spine

  • Stereotactic radiosurgery.