Dr. Abram is a native of San Francisco, California. He is married and the father of four. Dr. Abram received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. In 1985, he received his medical degree from Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Abram is certified by the Board of Neurological Surgery.
Howell Allen Clinic
2011 Murphy Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
Biology, Stanford, Calif. (1981)
Stanford University (1981)
Graduation with Distinction, Stanford University (1981)
Surgery, Nashville, Tenn. (July 1985 – June 1986)
Residency, Pediatric Neurosurgery, San Francisco, Calif.
(January 1988 – June 1988)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Residency,
Neurosurgery, Nashville, Tenn. (July 1986 – June 1991)
Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
Tennessee State Medical License (January 1995)
Passed Written Neurosurgical Board (1990)
New Mexico State Medical License (May 1992)
St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
Baptist Hospital, Nashville, Tenn. (Active)
Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn. (Courtesy)
Member, Society for Neuro-Oncology
Nashville Surgical Society
Nashville Academy of Medicine
Tennessee Medical Association
American Medical Association
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
The Vanderbilt – Meacham Neurosurgical Society
American Board of Neurological Surgeons
American College of Sports Medicine
Brain & Spinal Cord Tumor Center at St. Thomas Hospital,
director (March 2003 – present)
Howell Allen Clinic (formerly Neurological Surgeons)
(January 1995 – present)
Santa Fe Neurological Surgery, P.C., Santa Fe, N.M.
(July 1992 – December 1994)
Neurological Consultant, Ski Mountain Resorts, Taos and Santa
Fe, N.M. (July 1992 – December 1994)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Chief Resident,
Neurosurgery, Nashville, Tenn. (1991 – 1992)
Beijing Neurological Institute, Visiting Scholar, Tiantan Xili
Hospital (January 1989 – March 1989)
Beijing Neurological Institute (January 1989 – March 1989)
Techniques in the Treatment of Acoustic Schwannomas.
Otolaryngolic Clinics Of North America 40: 571-588, 2007.
Abram, S.R.: Outpatient Neurosurgery. Saint Thomas
Abram, S.R., Kruskal, J.B., Allen, G.S., Burns, R.S., Parker,
R., Tulipan, N.B.: Alterations in Prealbumin Concentration
After Adrenal Autotransplantation for Parkinson’s Disease.
Experimental Neurology 108: 130-135, 1990.
Abram, S.R., Tedeschi, A., Partain, C.L., Blumenkopf, B.B.:
Differential Diagnosis of Severe Back Pain Using MRI.
Southern Medical Journal 81 (12): 1487 – 1492,
To Evaluate the Safety of xxxx and the Effect of xxxx on the
Healing of Lumbar Spinal Fusions (2003)
Principal Investigator-The Gliasite Radiation Therapy System as
a Boost to External Beam Radiation Therapy in Patients with
Newly Diagnosed Malignant Gliomas (2003)
Sub-Investigator-Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized,
Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study To Evaluate the
Safety and Efficacy of xxxx in Patients with Neuropathic Pain
Due to Radiculopathy (2002)
Principal Investigator-PROLONG A Prospective Look at
Outcomes Nationally with Gliadel Wafer (2002)
Sub-Investigator-A Randomized, Double-Blind, PlaceboControlled Study of xxxx To Improve Memory in Patients
Suffering from Anterior Communicating Artery
Sub-Investigator-Performance of the xxxx Cervical Fusion