Phillip A. Tibbs, MD

  • Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Director, UK Spine Center
4.79 out of 5

Procedures Performed

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

Training & Education

Degree

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

Residency

University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Neurological Surgery

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Ratings & Reviews

4.79 out of 5
9 Reviews

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.

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    Dr. Tibbs is a fantastic physician. He is a fine example for residents to model. He always provides outstanding care for his patients and has an excellent bedside manner. Dr. Tibbs is always pleasant, kind, and caring.

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    Jill and Dr. Tibbs were fantastic. They were both very nice and really listened to me. Dr.Tibbs was very bubbly and put me at ease. He understood I was nervous about surgery and gave me the option of trying alternatives first.

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    Excellent

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    Highly recommend

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    Dr Tibbs had no interest in what I was trying to explain to him and cut me off every time I tried to explain my symptoms
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      Dr. Tibbs ALWAYS goes into great lengths to explain everything!
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      Dr Tibbs was very pleasant and Informed me precisely what I was hoping to hear about my injury,I would recommend anyone to see him.
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      Good experience so far
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      Doctor was clear on his explanations and welcomed any questions from me.