Area of Specialty: Pediatric Neurology
Professional Appointments: Director of Pediatric Neurology, NJ Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ
Academic Appointments: Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology), UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Graduate Education: Pediatric Residency, New York Medical College Affiliated Hospitals, Metropolitan Hospital Center, NY, 1980-1982; Pediatric Neurology Fellowship, Washington School of Medicine, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1982-1985; J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, NY, NY, 1992.
Medical School: University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery, Des Moines, IA – DO, May 1980
Specialty Board Certification: Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology; Pediatrics
Research Interest: Clinical child neurology, headache, epilepsy, autism
Professional Memberships: American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow; American College of Legal Medicine - Fellow; American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians - Fellow; Child Neurology Society; American Academy of Neurology Child Neurology Section
Honors and Awards: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. 2005-06, 2007-08, 2011-2012; New Jersey: Most Recommended Physicians – as chosen by Their Peers and Point Ranking, National Consumers Survey, Raleigh, NC 2011; Annual Leadership Conference/ American Academy of Pediatrics/ Chicago & Schaumburg, IL 2004-2008; South Jersey Magazine: Top Doctor/(Pediatric Neurology)/2003, 2006, 2008; Top Physician 2007,2008; Top Doc for Kids: 2008; Top Children’s Physicians 2009; Selected by the American Academy of Neurology to be one of 30 U.S. neurologists to participate in their inaugural national leadership forum for neurologists (now known as Donald M. Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum), Dana Point,CA/ 01/2003; Voluntary Faculty Award for Outstanding Service/ UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johns School of Medicine/ New Brunswick, NJ/1999; Distinguished Service Award/ Department of Neurology/ Nassau County Medical Center/ East Meadow, NY/ 1994; Moot Court Competition (Junior Bar Status)/ St. John's University School of Law/ NY, NY/ 1991; Medical Alumni Association Award/ St. Joseph's University/ Philadelphia, Pa/1975; Graduate: Magna Cum Laude/ St. Joseph's University/ Philadelphia, Pa/ 1975
McAbee GN and the Committee on Medical Liability & Risk Management. Clinical report: consent by proxy for non-urgent pediatric care. Pediatrics 2010;126:1022-1031.
Drazkowski JF, Neiman ES, Sirven JJ, McAbee GN, Noe KH. Frequency of physician reporting and attitudes towards driving motor vehicles in people with epilepsy: comparing a mandatory-reporting vs. voluntary reporting state. Epilepsy & Behavior 2010;19:52-54.
McAbee GN, Prieto DM, Kirby K, Santilli AM, Setty R. Permanent visual loss due to dietary Vitamin A deficiency in an autistic adolescent. J Child Neurology, in press
McAbee GN, Donn SM, Mendelson RA, McDonnell WM, Gonzalez JL, Kirsten Ake J. Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the United States. Pediatrics 2008;122:E1282-1286.
Donn SM, McAbee GN. Pediatricians and medical malpractice. Pediatrics 2007120:173-174.