Kalil G. Abdullah, M.D., MSc is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
He specializes in the treatment of adult brain tumors.
Dr. Abdullah directs an Integrated Brain Tumor Research Program that takes tumor tissue directly from the operating room to the laboratory to develop new drug and treatment targets. He is actively involved in both running and enrolling patients in clinical trials for brain tumors.
- Medical School
- Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (2012)
- Graduate School
- London School of Economics and Political Science (2018), Economics
- University of Pennsylvania (2019), Neurological Surgery
- Reoperation rates after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion versus posterior cervical foraminotomy: a propensity-matched analysis.
- Lubelski D, Healy AT, Silverstein MP, Abdullah KG, Thompson NR, Riew KD, Steinmetz MP, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Spine J 2015 Jun 15 6 1277-83
- Rates of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion after initial posterior cervical foraminotomy.
- Wang TY, Lubelski D, Abdullah KG, Steinmetz MP, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Spine J 2015 May 15 5 971-6
- Association of postoperative outcomes with preoperative magnetic resonance imaging for patients with concurrent multiple sclerosis and cervical stenosis.
- Lubelski D, Healy AT, Silverstein MP, Alvin MD, Abdullah KG, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Spine J 2015 Jan 15 1 18-24
- The correspondence and collaboration of Harvey Cushing and Irvine Page: Lessons from the Cleveland Clinic Archives.
- Abdullah KG, Lubelski D, Lautzenheiser F, Mroz TE, Surg Neurol Int 2015 6 173
- Tracking patient-reported outcomes in spinal disorders.
- Nayak NR, Coats JM, Abdullah KG, Stein SC, Malhotra NR, Surg Neurol Int 2015 6 Suppl 19 S490-9
- Quality-of-Life Outcomes following Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Fusion with and without the Use of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2: Does Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 Make a Difference?
- Lubelski D, Alvin MD, Torre-Healy A, Abdullah KG, Nowacki AS, Whitmore RG, Steinmetz MP, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Global Spine J 2014 Dec 4 4 245-54
- Quality of life outcomes following surgery for patients with coexistent cervical stenosis and multiple sclerosis.
- Lubelski D, Alvin MD, Silverstein M, Senol N, Abdullah KG, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Eur Spine J 2014 Aug 23 8 1699-704
- Variations in cost calculations in spine surgery cost-effectiveness research.
- Alvin MD, Miller JA, Lubelski D, Rosenbaum BP, Abdullah KG, Whitmore RG, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Neurosurg Focus 2014 Jun 36 6 E1
- Minimally invasive tubular resection of the anomalous transverse process in patients with Bertolotti's syndrome: presented at the 2013 Joint Spine Section Meeting: clinical article.
- Li Y, Lubelski D, Abdullah KG, Mroz TE, Steinmetz MP, J Neurosurg Spine 2014 Mar 20 3 283-90
- Clinical outcomes following surgical management of coexistent cervical stenosis and multiple sclerosis: a cohort-controlled analysis.
- Lubelski D, Abdullah KG, Alvin MD, Wang TY, Nowacki AS, Steinmetz MP, Ransohoff RM, Benzel EC, Mroz TE, Spine J 2014 Feb 14 2 331-7
Brem and Abdullah (Ed.) (2016). Elsevier