Ali Benjamin Abbasi, MD

Title(s)Resident, Surgery
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address513 Parnassus Ave, MSB
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKBA/MSci07/2015Physics
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UKMPhil08/2016Computational Biology
    University of Chicago, Chicago, ILMD07/2020Medicine

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    Ali B. Abbasi, MD MPhil MSci is currently a general surgery resident with the UCSF Department of Surgery. He previously attended the University of Cambridge, where he obtained a BA/MSci in Physics and an MPhil in Computational Biology. At Cambridge, he rowed on the varsity crew team that won the 2016 Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race. He completed medical school at the University of Chicago where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society.

    Dr. Abbasi’s research lies at the intersection of public health, machine learning, and clinical medicine. He has previously worked with the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, helping policy makers navigate public health crises using data science. He has worked on a wide range of issues including COVID-19, the opioid overdose epidemic, and childhood lead poisoning.

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    1. Predictors of Opioid Prescription After Orthognathic Surgery in Opioid Naive Adults From a Large Database. J Craniofac Surg. 2021 Jan 25. Pakvasa M, Abbasi A, Boachie-Mensah M, Chattha A, Reid RR. PMID: 33496521.
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    2. Association of a New Trauma Center With Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities in Access to Trauma Care. JAMA Surgery. 2020. Abbasi AB, Dumanian J, Okum S, Nwaudo D, Lee D, Prakash P, Bendix P. View Publication.
    3. Policy Changes and Child Blood Lead Levels by Age 2 Years for Children Born in Illinois, 2001-2014. Am J Public Health. 2020 05; 110(5):734-740. Abbasi A, Pals B, Gazze L. PMID: 32191520.
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    4. Opioid Prescribing Patterns Before Fatal Opioid Overdose. Am J Prev Med. 2020 02; 58(2):250-253. Abbasi AB, Salisbury-Afshar E, Berberet CE, Layden JE, Pho MT. PMID: 31959322.
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    5. Mutational load causes stochastic evolutionary outcomes in acute RNA viral infection. Virus Evol. 2019 Jan; 5(1):vez008. Zhao L, Abbasi AB, Illingworth CJR. PMID: 31024738.
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    6. Health Care Utilization of Opioid Overdose Decedents with No Opioid Analgesic Prescription History. J Urban Health. 2019 02; 96(1):38-48. Abbasi AB, Salisbury-Afshar E, Jovanov D, Berberet C, Arunkumar P, Aks SE, Layden JE, Pho MT. PMID: 30607879.
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