Eddie K. Abdalla, MD, FACS

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Medical Director, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, Liver & Pancreas Program

About Dr. Eddie K. Abdalla

Dr. Abdalla has research interests that parallel his clinical experience, which includes all aspects of liver and pancreatic surgery. He has served as an invited speaker at some of the most esteemed symposiums in the world, and has published his research extensively, with well over 150 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, over 20 book chapters, and hundreds of abstracts and presentations. In 2017, he was recognized by Wolters Kluwer Health for his contributions to UpToDate, a clinical decision support resource used by clinicians all over the world, and was recognized as one of the best authors in the field of Oncology. He is known for his work in major, extensive liver resection, liver enhancement allowing safer major liver surgery with portal vein embolization, expanding the population of patients with multiple and bilateral liver tumors to undergo safe surgery, and the interactions between surgery and chemotherapy. He has held numerous academic appointments, serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is an active member of several major organizations worldwide, including American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association and Society of Surgical Oncology.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan College of Medicine
  • General Surgery Internship, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Surgical Oncology Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • NIH T-32 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship, Beaujon Hospital, Paris, France

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, General Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • The Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  • International Hepato-Biliary Association
  • International ALPPS Registry Scientific Committee

Awards & Honors

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2018 to present
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors, 2008-2012, 2018-2021, 2024
  • Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors Award, 2018-2021
  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors for Cancer, 2018-2021
  • Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors, 2018 to present
  • American Registry - Most Honored Professionals Award, 2016-2021
  • Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, 2008-2013, 2018-2020
  • Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011-2013, 2016, 2018, 2020
  • Marquis Who's Who, 2018
  • Madison Who’s Who in American, 2009-2012
  • America’s Top Surgeons Award, Consumer’s Research Council of American, 2009


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