Gary McAbee, DO

Director, Division of Child Neurology & Behavoir

Maimonides Physician


Pediatric Neurology



About Me

Dr. Gary McAbee is an experienced pediatric neurologist at Maimonides Children's Hospital. He is board-certified in pediatric neurology and general pediatrics. Dr. McAbee evaluates and treats infants, children and adolescents with neurological disorders such as migraines and headaches, developmental delay and autism spectrum disorder. In addition, Maimonides has a pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit with video EEG capability. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, has been widely published in peer-reviewed publications, and has lectured extensively regionally and nationally.

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurologic Care
  • Pediatric Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Migraine/Unusual Headache Syndromes
  • Autism
  • Developmental Delay
  • Tic Disorders


  • Consultations
  • Complete Diagnostic Capabilities and Treatment
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Outpatient EEG
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Testing
  • Developmental Behavioral Screening


Medical Degree

Des Moines Univ College of Osteopathic Medicine


Metropolitan Hospital Center


St. Louis Children's Hospital


Pediatric Neurology, Special Qualifications Child Neurology


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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