Dr Abbott has a subspecialty interest in pediatric neurosurgery and is board certified in this subspecialty by the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. Additionally he has extensive experience in the treatment of hydrocephalus, spinal cord tumors and peripheral nerve disorders. He currently serves as the Chairperson of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery, Chairman-Elect of the International Society for Pediaric Neurosurgeons, and Chairman of the Credentialing Committee of the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgeons.
Kothbauer K, Abbott R: Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors. in Albright AL, Pollack IF, Adelson PD (eds): Principles and Practice of Pediatric Neurosurgery. Thieme, New York In Press
Abbott R: Brainstem gliomas in McLone D (ed) Pediatric Neurosurgery: Surgery of the Developing Nervous System, 4th ed. Saunders, 2001
Abbott R: 2004. Neurosurgical management of childhood hypertonia and dystonia. Pediatr Clin North Am. Apr, 51 (2) 457-75 (Review)
Abbott R. The endoscopic management of arachnoid cyst.in Abbott R (ed) Clinical Neuroendoscopy; Neurosurgical Clinics of North America vol 15. W.B. Saunders, 2004
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