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Phillip A. Tibbs, MD

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, UK Spine Center

Department/Specialty

Neurosurgery
Spine Surgery

Faculty Rank

Professor of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Disorders of the Spine and Spinal Cord
Neurological Surgery
Spine Surgery

Education

Degree

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Neurological Surgery

Additional Information

Other Interests

Dr. Tibbs is an international authority on treatment of metastatic tumors to the brain and spine and specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders. He has served as President of the Kentucky Neurosurgical Society and the Southern Neurosurgical Society. His avocation is the study of history and he recently completed two terms on the Board of the Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation. Dr. Tibbs is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery of the University of Kentucky and is Director of the Spine Center at the University of Kentucky.