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Phillip A. Tibbs, MD

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, UK Spine Center
| 4.75 out of 5
116 ratings | 26 comments
Dr. Phillip A. Tibbs
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  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Neuro Spine Surgery
  • About

    Phillip A. 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.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


    University of Kentucky, College of Medicine


    University of Kentucky

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.75 out of 5
    116 ratings |26 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    August, 2019
    Dr Tibbs and his staff at UK are great. They have treated me and my family amazing.

    August, 2019
    *Dr. Tibbs has been very helpful through both of my back surgeries.

    July, 2019
    Dr. Tibbs is a fabulous neurosurgeon and human being. His kindness and concern is greatly appreciated. His staff is excellent too.

    July, 2019
    One of the best experience I ever had.

    June, 2019
    *Dr. Tibbs and team provide excellent care.

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