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Dr. Adib A. Abla Joins the Department of Neurological Surgery

Adib A. Abla, M.D., has joined the Department of Neurological Surgery at UHealth – University of Miami Health System and Miller School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Abla will serve as professor of clinical neurosurgery (rank pending) in addition to several chief and director positions throughout the health system. His research interests cover various topics, including minimally invasive cranial surgery, skull base approaches and database research.

Name: Adib A. Abla, M.D.


  • Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery, pending rank
  • Chief of Cranial Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Director of Open Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery Fellowship

Clinical Specialties:

  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery

Research Interests:

  • Skull base lab, Surgical anatomy, and Skull Base approaches
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery Devices, development
  • Minimally invasive surgery, techniques
  • Outcomes research in Cerebrovascular and Endovascular
  • National database and registry research


  • Fellowship – Vascular Neurosurgery, UCSF, 2014
  • Fellowship – Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Barrow, 2013
  • Residency – Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, 2013
  • M.D. – University of Pittsburgh, 2006
  • B.S Eng. – Duke University, 2002

Certifications: Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2017

Prior position: Professor and Chief of Vascular Neurosurgery and Co-Chief of Neuro Endovascular Surgery at UC – San Francisco

Languages Spoken: English

Practice Locations: 

  • Miami
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • University of Miami Hospital

Appointments:  305-243-6946

Tags: Department of Neurological Surgery, neurological surgery