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Hamid R. Abbasi, MD


Dr. Hamid R. Abbasi is board certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is one of the leading authorities in minimally invasive treatments of the spine and is one of the most experienced surgeons performing the revolutionary OLLIF procedure.


Trained at these prestigious institutions:

  • Stanford University
  • Dartmouth College
  • MD Anderson

Dr. Abbasi has a MD and PhD from the prestigious and world famous University of Heidelberg, Germany. Dr. Abbasi has gained extensive neurosurgical training at the renowned University of Heidelberg, Stanford University and University of Texas over 13 years. Following that, he practiced at a major tertiary care hospital in Sioux Falls South Dakota for three years, performing approximately 800 complex spine and brain cases, before joining TRISTATE Brain and Spine Institute.

“Through his study, Oblique Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (OLLIF): Technical Notes and Early Results of a Single Surgeon Comparative Study” he has illustrated the clinical and economic efficacy of the OLLIF.

Driven by his passion for neurosurgery, Dr. Abbasi is putting his all into making OLLIF the new standard of care for spinal fusion surgery, and bringing about a revolution in the science and practice of neurosurgery.