Isaac J. Abecassis, M.D. health care provider in Louisville, KY for Neurosurgery, Oncology, Cancer Care, Neuro-Oncology

Isaac J. Abecassis, M.D.

Neurosurgery, Oncology, Cancer Care, Neuro-Oncology, Stroke, Louisville Brain Bypass and Revascularization Center, Skull Base Clinic, UofL Health – Brain & Spine Institute
Areas of Interest

Cerebrovascular Disease | Neurosurgery | Quantitative Neuro-imaging Techniques | Skull Base Tumors | Stroke

Primary Practice Location
UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health – Brain & Spine Institute
UofL Health – Abraham Flexner Outpatient Center
225 Abraham Flexner Way, Suite 505
Louisville, KY 40202
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Isaac J. Abecassis, M.D.

Isaac J. Abecassis, M.D., is a neurosurgeon at UofL Health and provides care at UofL Physicians – Restorative Neuroscience. Dr. Abecassis grew up in Chicago and completed both his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and medical degree at Northwestern University. He completed a residency in neurological surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, with an enfolded fellowship in skull base/open cerebrovascular neurosurgery. He then went on to the University of Miami to complete a CAST-accredited fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery. He is passionate about expanding the stroke program’s footprint in the community here at the University of Louisville and is dedicated to delivering top-notch open microsurgical and endovascular care.

Education & Training

Northwestern University | Chicago | 2008
Northwestern University | Chicago | 2013
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital | Endovascular Neurosurgery | Miami | 2021
University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center | Neurological Surgery | Seattle | 2020



Areas of Interest

Cerebrovascular Disease | Neurosurgery | Quantitative Neuro-imaging Techniques | Skull Base Tumors | Stroke


"Dealing with a new or chronic neurological disease is a challenging, emotional and stressful experience. My goal is to help patients and their families navigate this process by meeting them and learning about their journey so that I can best treat them. I strive to do this by delivering top quality surgical and endovascular care with compassion."

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