Mohamad Abdalkader, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Lebanese University

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.

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  1. 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, de Sousa DA, 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 Apr 11; 107720. PMID: 38614162; DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107720;
  2. Cai L, Wang L, Campbell BCV, Wu Y, Abdalkader M, Alemseged F, Kaesmacher J, Puetz V, Nagel S, Strbian D, Knapen RRMM, Li C, Ye S, Tian P, Chen J, Li R, Hu W, Qiu Z, Nguyen TN, Schonewille WJ, Guo Q, Dai Z. Endovascular thrombectomy with versus without intravenous thrombolysis in patients with acute basilar artery occlusion: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Neurol. 2024 Apr 10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38597945; DOI: 10.1007/s00415-024-12353-w;
  3. Scutelnic A, van de Munckhof A, Miraclin AT, Aaron S, Hameed S, Wasay M, Grosu O, Krzywicka K, Sánchez van Kammen M, Lindgren E, Moreira T, Acampora R, Negro A, Karapanayiotides T, Yaghi S, Revert A, Cuadrado Godia E, Garcia-Madrona S, La Spina P, Grillo F, Giammello F, Nguyen TN, Abdalkader M, Buture A, Sofia Cotelli M, Raposo N, Tsivgoulis G, Candelaresi P, Ciacciarelli A, Mbroh J, Batenkova T, Scoppettuolo P, Zedde M, Pascarella R, Antonenko K, Kristoffersen ES, Kremer Hovinga JA, Jood K, Aguiar de Sousa D, Poli S, Tatlisumak T, Putaala J, Coutinho JM, Ferro JM, Arnold M, Heldner MR. Characteristics and outcomes of cerebral venous thrombosis associated with COVID-19. Eur Stroke J. 2024 Apr 04; 23969873241241885.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38572798; DOI: 10.1177/23969873241241885;
  4. Sathya A, Nguyen TN, Klein P, Finitsis S, Setty BN, Dmytriw AA, Fargen KM, Hui FK, Weber P, Amans MR, Abdalkader M. Endovascular vs surgical treatment of sigmoid sinus diverticulum causing pulsatile tinnitus: A systematic review. Interv Neuroradiol. 2024 Mar 22; 15910199241231325.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38515373; DOI: 10.1177/15910199241231325;
  5. Alhazzani A, Al-Ajlan FS, Alkhiri A, Almaghrabi AA, Alamri AF, Alghamdi BA, Salamatullah HK, Alharbi AR, Almutairi MB, Chen HS, Wang Y, Abdalkader M, Turc G, Khatri P, Nguyen TN. Intravenous alteplase in minor nondisabling ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Stroke J. 2024 Mar 11; 23969873241237312.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38465589; DOI: 10.1177/23969873241237312;
  6. Li Q, Guo J, Chen HS, Blauenfeldt RA, Hess DC, Pico F, Khatri P, Campbell BCV, Feng X, Abdalkader M, Saver JL, Nogueira RG, Jiang B, Li B, Yang M, Sang H, Yang Q, Qiu Z, Dai Y, Nguyen TN. Remote Ischemic Conditioning With Medical Management or Reperfusion Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Neurology. 2024 Apr 09; 102(7):e207983.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38457772; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000207983;
  7. Farooqui M, Galecio-Castillo M, Hassan AE, Divani AA, Jumaa M, Ribo M, Petersen NH, Abraham MG, Fifi JT, Guerrero WR, Malik A, Siegler JE, Nguyen TN, Sheth SA, Yoo AJ, Linares G, Janjua N, Quispe-Orozco D, Tekle WG, Sabbagh SY, Zaidi SF, Olive Gadea M, Prasad A, Qureshi A, De Leacy RA, Abdalkader M, Salazar-Marioni S, Soomro J, Gordon W, Turabova C, Rodriguez-Calienes A, Vivanco-Suarez J, Mokin M, Yavagal DR, Jovin TG, Ortega-Gutierrez S. Anesthetic management for large vessel occlusion acute ischemic stroke with tandem lesions. J Neurointerv Surg. 2024 Mar 01.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38429099; DOI: 10.1136/jnis-2023-021360;
  8. Dmytriw AA, Musmar B, Salim H, Ghozy S, Siegler JE, Kobeissi H, Shaikh H, Khalife J, Abdalkader M, Klein P, Nguyen TN, Heit JJ, Regenhardt RW, Cancelliere NM, Bernstock JD, Naamani KE, Amllay A, Meyer L, Dusart A, Bellante F, Forestier G, Rouchaud A, Saleme S, Mounayer C, Fiehler J, Kühn AL, Puri AS, Dyzmann C, Kan PT, Colasurdo M, Marnat G, Berge J, Barreau X, Sibon I, Nedelcu S, Henninger N, Marotta TR, Stapleton CJ, Rabinov JD, Ota T, Dofuku S, Yeo LL, Tan BY, Gopinathan A, Martinez-Gutierrez JC, Salazar-Marioni S, Sheth S, Renieri L, Capirossi C, Mowla A, Chervak L, Vagal A, Adeeb N, Cuellar-Saenz HH, Tjoumakaris SI, Jabbour P, Khandelwal P, Biswas A, Clarençon F, Elhorany M, Premat K, Valente I, Pedicelli A, Filipe JP, Varela R, Quintero-Consuegra M, Gonzalez NR, Möhlenbruch MA, Jesser J, Costalat V, Ter Schiphorst A, Yedavalli V, Harker P, Aziz Y, Gory B, Stracke CP, Hecker C, Kadirvel R, Killer-Oberpfalzer M, Griessenauer CJ, Thomas AJ, Hsieh CY, Liebeskind DS, Alexandru Radu R, Alexandre AM, Tancredi I, Faizy TD, Fahed R, Weyland C, Lubicz B, Patel AB, Pereira VM, Guenego A. Incidence and clinical outcomes of perforations during mechanical thrombectomy for medium vessel occlusion in acute ischemic stroke: A retrospective, multicenter, and multinational study. Eur Stroke J. 2024 Feb 26; 23969873231219412.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38409796; DOI: 10.1177/23969873231219412;
  9. Mierzwa AT, Nelson A, Kasab SA, Ortega Gutierrez S, Vivanco-Suarez J, Farooqui M, Jadhav AP, Desai S, Toth G, Alrohimi A, Nguyen TN, Klein P, Abdalkader M, Salahuddin H, Pandey A, Wilseck Z, Koduri S, Vora N, Aladamat N, Gharaibeh K, Afreen E, Al-Hajala H, Shawver J, Zaidi S, Jumaa M. Predictors of outcome and symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in acute basilar artery occlusions: Analysis of the PC-SEARCH thrombectomy registry. Eur Stroke J. 2024 Feb 25; 23969873241234713.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38403924; DOI: 10.1177/23969873241234713;
  10. Klein P, Shu L, Qureshi MM, Abdalkader M, Field TS, Siegler JE, Zhou LW, Patel K, Al Kasab S, de Havenon A, Yaghi S, Qureshi AI, Nguyen TN. Trends in cerebral venous thrombosis before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2024 May; 33(5):107651.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38408574; DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2024.107651;
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Cerebral Aneurysms
Arteriovenous Malformations
Traumatic Vascular Injuries
Pulsatile Tinnitus
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