Ibrahim Hussain, M.D.

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Ibrahim Hussain, MD

Ibrahim Hussain was born and raised in North Plainfield, New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University and received his M.D. from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. Among other distinctions, Dr. Hussain was the recipient of the prestigious Doris Duke Research Fellowship Award. For this fellowship, he performed one year of dedicated translational research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis under Dr. David Gutmann, where he was part of the team that completed the first whole-genome sequence analysis of low-grade gliomas from patients with Neurofibromatosis-1 in the world.

Currently Dr. Hussain is working on collaborative projects with Dr. Roger Härtl, chief of spine surgery, and Dr. Larry Bonassar, of Cornell University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, in developing biologic-based approaches for the treatment of degenerative disc disease. Dr. Hussain has specialized interest in neurosurgical oncology, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, and minimally invasive and complex spinal reconstruction.

Dr. Hussain has also authored several textbook chapters, including those in Neuroendoscopic Surgery, Neurobiology of Disease, and Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations

See also: Dr. Hussain has been named a 2017 winner of the Charlie Kuntz Scholar Award

News: Dr. Hussain wins 2018 Charlie Kuntz Scholar Award