Aviva Abosch, MD, PhD

avivaaboschfaculty.jpgAviva Abosch, MD, PhD, is Professor, Nancy A. Keegan and Donald R. Voelte, Jr. Chair and the inaugural Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Co-Director of the Neurosciences Services  (Neurology, Neurosurgery, Mental Health, Pain Management).  Dr. Abosch received a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MD and PhD at the University of Pittsburgh.  She completed her internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco followed by fellowship training in Epilepsy Surgery at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University and additional fellowship training in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Abosch is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.  She serves on many national and international committees and organizations and is the Past-President of the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN).  Her research interests include high-field magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and electrophysiological correlates of movement and neuropsychiatric disorders.  Dr. Abosch is an editorial board member of many national journals. 


Bachelor of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Medical and PhD Degrees, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internship, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Residency, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Epilepsy Surgery Fellowship, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Fellowship, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


Society for Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Academy of Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation, Neurosurgical Society of American, American Epilepsy Society, Women in Neurosurgery, World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery


For more information about Dr. Abosch and her procedures, visit the Nebraska Medicine website