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Phillip A. Tibbs, MD

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, UK Spine Center
| 4.81 out of 5
117 ratings | 20 comments
Dr. Phillip A. Tibbs
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  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Spine Surgery (Neurosurgery)
This provider offers TeleCare
  • 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

    | 4.81 out of 5
    117 ratings |20 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.

    February, 2020
    Very pleased with my visit. Dr. Tibbs is great!

    February, 2020
    *Dr. Tibbs and his team are the best. Grateful to be able to see him.

    February, 2020
    Good experience.

    December, 2019
    Dr. Tibbs and his staff had great bedside manner. They were kind and respectful and very thorough during my visit. The information and explanations were easy to understand and I was called with the referral appointment before I got home the same day. I really appreciate the promptness and courtesy of the staff and Dr. Tibbs.

    December, 2019
    *Dr. Tibbs is a good example of what an excellent MD should be!!

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