Dr. Rick Abbott, a Scarsdale resident, has received the Pioneer Award for Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology from the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation. Abbott, director of surgical neuro-oncology at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, has extensive experience in managing tumors of the nervous system. Abbott has held senior posts at national and international pediatric neurosurgical organizations, including president of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons and president of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery. He is a professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. “I appreciate the ongoing support of my research, which aims to offer improved outcomes for all patients,” Abbott said.
Photo: Kathy Epstein presents Dr. Abbott with the Pioneer Award for Pediatric Surgical Neuro-Oncology. Contributed photo.