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Kevin                          Gibbons

Kevin J. Gibbons MD

Department of Neurosurgery

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Specialty/Research Focus

Neurological Surgery

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Gibbons joined UBNS in July 1993 after graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo neurosurgery residency training program. He underwent fellowship training in critical care and is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS). Dr. Gibbons directs the neurological critical care service and skull base clinical service and skull base laboratory at UBNS. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the Society of Neurological Surgeons.

He is a former President of the Medical Staff of Kaleida Health. He has served as president of the Faculty Council of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, New York. Additionally he is Director of Surgery and Operational Improvement at the Buffalo General Medical Center and The Gates Vascular Institute.

Dr. Gibbons is considered an expert lecturer in neurosurgical education, surgical decision making and patient management for residents and surgeons at the national level. Areas of interest include the surgical treatment of brain, spinal and pituitary tumors, complex cervical spine disorders, and critical care

Education and Training:
  • Residency, University at Buffalo (1993)
  • Fellowship, University at Buffalo (1989)
  • MD, Albany Medical College, Cum Laude (1986)
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (1982)
Employment:
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo (2004-present)
  • Director, Skull Base Surgery and Critical Care, Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo (2004-present)
  • Residency Program Director, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo (1998-present)
  • Director, Neurosurgery Intensive Care Unit, Neurosurgery, Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital/Kaleida Health (1993-present)
  • Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo (1993–2004)
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Citizen Award, The Buffalo News (2007)
  • UB Medical Alumni Association 1st Place Research Award (1993)
  • Medical Alumni Association SUNY at Buffalo (1993)
  • Outstanding Performance in Surgery by a Graduating Senior, Albany Medical (1986)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1986)

Research Expertise:
  • Neurological surgery: Acomplished neurological surgeon, surgical educator and researcher. Areas of authority include the surgical treatment of brain tumors, spinal tumors and pituitary tumors, complex cervical disorders, critical care and adult hydrocephalus.

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:
Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Guterman LR, Livingston K; Gibbons KJ; Ahuja A Hopkins LN;. Endovascular Treatment of Aneurysms and Cerebral Vasospasm. 1993; 14.

Professional Memberships:
  • North American Spine Society (2009–present)
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons (2004–present)
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow (1998–present)
  • Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery (1994–present)
  • North American Skull Base Society (1994–present)
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (1993–present)
  • Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care (1993–present)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (1993–present)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (1993–present)
  • New York State Neurosurgical Society (1993–present)
  • American Medical Association (1993–present)
  • Medical Society of the County of Erie (1993–present)
  • Medical Society of the State of New York (1993–present)
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Presentations:
  • "Spinal Cord Injury, Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Professional Athlete" Sports Related Conference on Concussion and Spinal Injuries, Brigham and Women’s and Harvard Medical School (2008)
  • "Spinal Cord Injuries and Hypothermia: Hope, Hype or Hoax, The Kevin Everett Story" (2008)
  • "Spinal Cord Injuries, Neurosurgery, and the Media" (2008)
  • "The Development of Stroke Centers" (2007)
  • "The Quality Movement: Process vs. Outcome, Science vs. Engineering" (2007)
  • "Reconstruction of Anterior Skull Base Defects" (2005)
  • "Turn of the Century Message: Individual initiatives vs. systems based practice" (2004)
  • "Adapting to resident work hour regulations: A New York perspective on 405 and the ACGME requirements" The Society of Neurological Surgeons, Annual Meeting (2003)
  • "Adapting to Resident Work Hour Restructuring" Society of Neurological Surgeons (2003)
  • "Society of Neurological Surgeons" Adapting to Resident Work Hour Restructuring, Society of Neurological Surgeons, Guest Speaker (2003)
  • "Review of Neuro-oncology" Special course, CNS Annual Meeting (2002)
  • "Skull base lesions-differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, complication avoidance and management; vascular lesions: diagnosis and managment; test taking techniques for oral board examiniations" AANS Course: Neurosurgery Review and Case Managment, AANS, Faculty (2001)
  • "Skull Base lesions-differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, complication avoidance and management; Vascular lesions: diagnosis and managment; Test taking techniques for oral board examinations" AANS Course : Neurosurgery Review and Case Management, AANS (2001)
  • "Cord Enhancement in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy, Work Hours and Resident Training Issues in New York" (2001)
  • "“Skull base lesions- differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, complication avoidance and management,” “Vascular lesions: diagnosis and management,” and “Test taking techniques for oral board examinations.”" AANS Course: Neurosurgery Review and Case Management (2000)
  • "“MR enhancement pattern in cervical spondylitic myelopathy” and “Resident hours and work-training issues: A New York State of Mind”" Neurosurgery in Jackson Hole, Kasdon Neurosurgical Society (2000)
  • "“Skull base lesions- differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, complication avoidance and management,” and “Test taking techniques for oral board examinations.”" AANS Course: Neurosurgery Review and Case Management. Faculty (1999)
  • "Safety profile of epidural morphine in post discectomy analgesia" Neurosurgery In Jackson Hole, Kasdon Neurosurgical Society (1999)
  • "“Sepsis and SIRS: Current evaluation and management,” “Ventilation strategies in the Neuro ICU,” Cerebral blood flow monitoring and manipulation,” and “The evaluation and management of electrolyte disorders in the ICU" AANS Special Course: Topics in Critical Care, AANS (1999)
  • "Repair of extensive cranial defects" CNS Annual Meeting (1998)
  • "Skull base lesions- differential diagnosis, surgical approaches, complication avoidance and management,” and “Test taking techniques for oral board examinations.”" AANS Course: Neurosurgery Review and Case Management Faculty, AANS (1998)
  • "Results of Linear Accelerator-based Radiosurgery for Intracranial Meningiomas" AANS Annual Meeting, AANS (1998)
  • "Parasellar Surgery: Complication Avoidance and Management" North American Skull Base Society, Annual Meeting (1998)
  • "Tumors of the Posterior Skull Base and Tentorium" CNS Annual Meeting, CNS (1997)
  • "“Fundamentals of Acid-Base,” “Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment,” “Manipulation of Cardiac Function,” and “Oxygen Delivery and Utilization.”" AANS: Critical Care for Neurosurgeons, AANS (1997)
  • "Current Management of Cerebral Trauma" AANS Annual meeting, AANS (1997)
  • "Current Management of Cerebral Trauma" AANS, AANS, Annual Meeting (1997)
  • "Management of Jugular Foramen Tumors" AANS Annual meeting, AANS (1997)
  • "Meningeal Hemangiopericytoma: Diagnosis and Surgical Management" Neurosurgery in Jackson Hole, Kasdon Neurosurgical Society (1997)
  • "“Fundamentals of Acid-Base,” “Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment,” “Manipulation of Cardiac Function,” and “Oxygen Delivery and Utilization.”" AANS: Critical Care for Neurosurgeons (1997)
  • "“Fundamentals of Acid-Base,”, “Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment,” “Manipulation of Cardiac Function,” and “Oxygen Delivery and Utilization.”" AANS: Critical Care for Neurosurgeons, AANS (1996)
  • "Fundamentals of Acid-Base, Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment, Manipulation of Cardiac Function and Oxygen Deliver and Utilization" AANS, AANS, Critical Care for Neurosurgeons (1996)
  • "Management of Jugular Foramen Tumors" AANS Annual Meeting, AANS (1996)
  • "Skull Base Surgery: Reconstruction Techniques and the Role of Cranioplasty" Neurosurgery In Jackson Hole, Kasdon Neurosurgical Society (1996)
  • "Fundamentals of Acid-Base, Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment,” “Manipulation of Cardiac Function, and Oxygen Delivery and Utilization." AANS Course: Neurosurgical Critical Care, AANS (1996)
  • "Oxygen Delivery and Utilization" AANS Course, Neurosurgical Critical Care (1996)
  • "Fundamentals of Acid-Base”,“Invasive Monitoring and Hemodynamic Assessment,” “Manipulation of Cardiac Function,” and “Oxygen Delivery and Utilization" AANS: Critical Care for Neurosurgeons, AANS (1995)
  • "Current Critical Care Management of Head Injury" Neurological Annual meeting American Association of Surgeons (AANS), American Association of Surgeons (AANS) (1995)
  • "Management of Vascular Lesions Within the Cavernous Sinus" Annual Meeting Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (1994)
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Service Activities:
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Chair (2003)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (2003)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Advisor (2002)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Chair (2002)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (2002)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (1998–2004)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (1998)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (1997)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Chair (1995)
  • Neurosurgery, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Appointments & Promotion; Member (1995)
  • Reviewer, journal; Critical Care medicine Reviewier; Reviewer (1996–present)
  • Community; Chair (1994–present)
  • National Assignments; Serves on many national committees as member or chair;; Chair (1993–present)
  • Reviewer, journal; Neurosurgery Reviewer; Reviewer (1993–present)

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Contact Information

Kaleida Health
Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street Suite B4
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 218-1000 x5118
Fax: 716-859-7484
Email: kgibbons@buffalo.edu

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