Lisa Abramson, M.D.

Lisa Abramson, M.D.
Clinical Interests
Dr. Abramson’s interests lie in general and laparoscopic surgery of infants, children and
adolescents. Special interests are in neonatal surgery and pediatric oncology.
Center/Program Affiliation
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Pediatric Surgery, Surgery - Pediatric
Pediatric Surgery
UC Davis Children's Hospital
Cannery Building, 3301 C St. Suite 1100 Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-734-7844
Additional Phone
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1997
B.S., George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1993
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1997
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 2002
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 2002
Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 2004
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 2005
American Board of Surgery - Pediatric Surgery, 2008
Professional Memberships
American College of Surgeons
American Pediatric Surgical Association
International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
Sacramento Surgical Society
Select Recent Publications
Russ A, Chin AC, Terry NE, Abramson LP, Pillai S. Presentation and management of late-onset
duodenomegaly in a teenager with chronic obstruction from malrotation. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Aug;
Mendi R, Abramson LP, Pillai SB, Rigsby CK. Evolution of the CT imaging findings of accessory
Lisa Abramson, M.D.
spleen infarction. Pediatr Radiol. Dee 36(12); 1319-1322, 2006.
Browne M, Stellmach V, Cornwell M, Chung C, Lee EJ, Jameson JL, Superina RA, Reynolds M,
Abramson LP, Crawford SE: Gene transfer of pigment epithelium-derived factor suppresses tumor
growth and angiogenesis in a hepatoblastoma xenograft model. Pediatr Research. Sept; 60(3); 2827, 2006
Abramson LP*, Browne M*, Stellmach V, Doll J, Cornwell M, Reynolds M, Arensman R, Crawford
SE: Pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) targets endothelial and epithelial cells in Wilms'
tumor. J Pediatr Surg, *Co-first authors. Aug; 41(8): 1351-1356, 2006
Abramson LP, Pillai S, Acton R, Melin-Aldana H, Superina R. Successful treatment of a hepatic yolk
sac tumor with orthotopic liver transplantation, J Pediatr Surg, Jul; 40(7): 1185-7, 2005
Browne M, Abramson LP, Chou PM, Acton R, Holinger LD, Reynolds M. Inflammatory
myofibroblastic tumor (inflammatory pseudotumor) of the neck infiltrating the trachea. J Pediatr
Surg, Oct; 39(10): el-4, 2004
Ferbend R, Abramson LP, Backer CL, Mavroudis M, Webb CL, Cole R, Junewick 11, Crawford SE.
Cardiac plasma cell granulomas: response to oral steroid treatment. Pediatr Cardiol. Jul-Aug; 25(4):
406-10, 2004
Oviedo A, Abramson LP, Worthington R, Dainauskas JR, Crawford SE. Congenital pulmonary
capillary hemangiomatosis: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Pulmonol, Sep; 36
(3): 253-6, 2003
Doll JA, Stellmach VM, Bouck NP, Bergh ARJ, Lee C, Abramson LP, Cornwell ML, Pins MR,
Borensztajn J, Crawford SE. Hormone-sensitive anti-angiogenic pigment epithelium-derived factor
regulates the stromal vasculature and epithelial mass of the prostate and pancreas. Nat Med, Jun; 9
(6): 774-80,2003
Abramson LP, Stellmach, Doll JA, Cornwell M, Arensman RM, Crawford SE. Wilms' tumor growth
is suppressed by anti-angiogenic pigment epitheliumderived factor, oral presentation, in revision, J
Pediatr Surg, Mar; 38(3):336-42, 2003
Abramson LP, Grundy PE, Stellmach V, Doll JA, Cornwell M, Katzenstein HM, Reynolds M,
Arensman RM, Crawford SE. Increased microvascular density predicts relapse in Wilms' tumors, in
revision, J Pediatr Surg. 2003 Mar; 38(3):325-30; discussion 325-30, 2003
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