Abier A. Abdelnaby, MD, is Director, Colon and Rectal Surgical Services at Montefiore and Associate Professor of Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is a fellowship-trained colon and rectal surgeon with a clinical focus on care for patients with all disorders of the colon, rectum and anus.
After earning her Bachelor of Arts at Cornell University in 1996, Dr. Abdelnaby pursued her Doctor of Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine, receiving her degree in 2001. She continued at Howard University Hospital for her postdoctoral training, starting with a year-long internship followed by a four-year general surgery residency, which she completed in 2006. She then attended University of Southern California, completing a colon and rectal surgery fellowship in 2007.
Dr. Abdelnaby performs clinical research investigating various topics in colon and rectal surgery. Her original research has been published in several journals and poster presentations and she has contributed to book chapters and abstracts, as well. She has presented her work regionally, nationally and internationally.
Dr. Abdelnaby is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. She is a member of many professional associations including the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the National Arab American Medical Association, the Physicians for Peace Society, the SAGE Society and the Pan African Association of Surgeons.