Dr. Steven Barry Abern MD Neurologist

Dr. Steven Abern is a neurologist in Park Ridge, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Northwest Community Hospital. He received his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. He is one of 33 doctors at Alexian Brothers Medical Center and one of 22 at Northwest Community Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Alexian Brothers Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Northwest Community Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

St. Alexius Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #7 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973–1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1975–1978

Creighton University School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 36 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 35 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Phenobarbital and phenytoin in neonatal seizures: metabolism and tissue distribution.
Painter, M. J., Pippenger, C., Wasterlain, C., Barmada, M., Pitlick, W., Carter, G., Abern, S.

Left-handed people.
Chyatte, C., Abern, S. B., Reddy, A. M., Botticelli, R. M.

Hypercalciuria with nephrolithiasis: a complication of total parenteral nutrition.
Adelman, R. D., Abern, S. B., Merten, D., Halsted, C. H.


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