Phillip A. Tibbs, MD

  • Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Director, UK Spine Center
4.83 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

4.83 out of 5
12 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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    May 10th 2022
    The dr. seemed concerned also discussed options and treatments to recommend to see another dr.

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    April 12th 2022
    Dr. Tibbs and Dr. Dinsmore were very professional, courteous and concerned for my care. Dr. Tibbs took me through a detailed examination and also spent time explaining the imaging from the MRI. Very much appreciated!!

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    April 5th 2022
    I'm happy for *Dr. TIbbs and his retirement but still hate to see him go! Such a wonderful man and surgeon.

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    March 29th 2022
    Dr. Phillip Tibbs is an exceptional professional. I trust his treatment without question.

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    March 22nd 2022
    I was very pleased with my visit. It was my 1st time and I am from out of town. Excellent rating!!
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      February 22nd 2022
      Very good
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      February 1st 2022
      They sit down and actually listen to your concerns and explain ur health condition and the options you have very professional
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      February 1st 2022
      Very well! Awesome.
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      December 7th 2021
      Felt like I left there with no answers - no hope
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      November 30th 2021
      *Dr. Tibbs is a brilliant surgeon and the most caring and concerned physician I have ever had for treatment. He also makes sure his staff exhibits the same attitudes.
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      November 23rd 2021
      He was very kind in discussing my situation
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      November 2nd 2021
      #3. *Dr. Tibbs referred me to another MD in this group. #4. *Dr. Tibbs was so very good about explaining and answering questions.