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Houston, Texas

A full range of modern neurosurgical specialties and techniques are provided by top BCM neurosurgery specialists.
Department of Neurosurgery
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Ibrahim Omeis, M.D.


Ibrahim Omeis, M.D.

Assistant ProfessorDirector, Spinal Neurosurgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Neurological Surgeons

Medical School

  • The University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


  • New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Primary Neurosurgical Interests

  • Spinal Neurosurgery, complex spine surgery, spinal deformity, spinal tumors, spinal trauma, minimally invasive spine surgery, artificial disc surgery, dynamic stabilization

Professional Associations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Medical Society of New York
  • New York State Neurological Society

Contact Information

  • Clinic: Baylor Clinic
  • 6620 Main Street, Suite 1350
  • Houston, TX 77030
  • Phone: 713-798-4696
  • Fax: 713-798-3739
  • Mail: Department of Neurosurgery
  • 1709 Dryden, Suite 750
  • Houston, TX 77030
  • E-mail:

Selected Publications

Omeis I, Dhir M, Sciubba D, Gottfried O, McGirt M, Antenello F, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan ZL. Postoperative surgical site infections in patients undergoing spinal tumor surgery: Incidence and risk factors. Spine 2009 (in press).

Omeis I, Bekelis K, Gregory A, McGirt M, Scuibba D, Bydon A, Wolinsky JP, Gokaslan Z, Witham T. The use of expandable cages in patients undergoing multilevel corpectomies for the treatment of metastatic tumors in the cervical spine. JSDT 2009 (in press).

Omeis I, Duggal N, Rubano J, Cerabona F, Abrahams J, Fink M, Das K. Surgical treatment of C2 fractures in the elderly: a multicenter retrospective analysis. J Spinal Disord Tech, 2009 Apr; 22(2):91-5.

Omeis I, Chen W, Jhanwar-Uniyal M, Rosental R, Murali R, Abrahams JM. Prevention of cerebral vasospasm by local delivery of cromakalim with a biodegradable controlled-release system in a rat model f subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurg, 2009 May; 110(5):1015-1020.

Omeis I, Neil JA, Murali R, Abrahams JM. Treatment of cerebral vasospasm with biocompatible controlled-release systems for intracranial drug delivery. Neurosurgery, 2008 Dec; 64(4):776.

Omeis I, Smith D, Kim S, Murali R. Percutaneous balloon compression for the treatment of recurrent trigeminal neuralgia: long-term outcome in 29 patients. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 2008; 86(4):259-265. Epub 2008 Jun 13.

Ormond DR, Omeis I, Mohan A, Murali R, Narayan P. Obstructive hydrocephalus due to a third ventricular neuroepithelial cyst. J Nurosurg Pediatr, 2008 Jun; 1(6):481-4.

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