Jose Alcibiades Fernandez Abinader, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Boston Medical Center (BMC), as well as an assistant professor and Director of Spine Neurosurgery at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Fernandez-Abinader's primary focus is complex and minimally invasive spine surgery, with a particular interest in addressing spinal oncology and performing excisions of intradural tumors. His expertise also encompasses adult degenerative spine conditions, trauma-related spine surgery, spine reconstruction, and deformity-related spine procedures. By combining his proficiency in microsurgical neurosurgical techniques with cutting-edge technology, he provides comprehensive patient care. Dedicated to enhancing medical education and advancing knowledge, he actively participates in resident instruction and scholarly research for the combined BIDMC/BMC Neurosurgical Residency Program. Beyond his specialization in spine surgery, his capabilities include brain tumor resections, aneurysm clippings, transsphenoidal surgeries, brain trauma management, and microvascular decompressions. Dr. Fernandez-Abinader is committed to nurturing the upcoming generation of medical professionals.

  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Complex spine neurosurgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, adult degenerative spine disease, spinal oncology

  • Languages

  • Primary Location

    725 Albany Street
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    Neurological Surgery, University of Puerto Rico, 2019
  • Fellowship

    Complex Spine, Brown University, 2022
  • Education

    Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), 2005