Dr. Kevin J. Gibbons

Dr. Gibbons joined UBNS in July 1993 after graduating from the State University of New York at Buffalo neurosurgery residency training program. An accomplished surgical educator and clinical researcher, Dr. Gibbons is considered an expert lecturer in neurosurgical education and patient management for residents and surgeons at the national level. Areas of authority include the surgical treatment of brain, spinal and pituitary tumors, complex cervical spine disorders, critical care, and adult hydrocephalus.

Dr. Gibbons is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) and underwent fellowship training in critical care. He directs the department’s neurological critical care service as well as the skull base clinical service and skull base laboratory. He is a member of numerous professional societies, including the prestigious Society of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Gibbons is Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Executive Director, UBMD Physicians Group Medical Director, Operational Performance and Physician Director of Surgical Services, Buffalo General Medical Center and The Gates Vascular Institute and Chief of Neurosurgery at Kaleida Health.

Selected Publications
View a partial list of Dr. Gibbons publications through the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gibbons’ clinical interests include brain tumors, especially of the skull base, complex cervical spine problems and critical care.

Professional Highlights & Memberships

Dr. Gibbons is the president of Kaleida Health Medical Staff and Director of BGMC Operating Room Operational performance. He was named one of Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors” in 2012. Additionally, he was the former president of Faculty Council of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, New York. Dr. Gibbons received the Kaleida Health Spirit Award from Kaleida Health in 2009 and the Outstanding Citizen Award from The Buffalo News in 2007.

Memberships

  • New York State Neurological Society.
  • Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care.

Dr. Kevin J. Gibbons Publications

In Reply: Mandatory Change From Surgical Skull Caps to Bouffant Caps Among Operating Room Personnel Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infections in Class I Surgical Cases

Gibbons KJ, Levy EI: In Reply: Mandatory Change From Surgical Skull Caps to Bouffant...

The Surgical Cap: Symbol, Science, Argument, and Evidence (Editorial)

Gibbons KJ, Snyder KV, Schwaitzberg SD, Levy EI: The Surgical Cap: Symbol, Science, Argument, and Evidence (Editorial). Bull Am Coll Surg (epub October 4, 2017).

Mandatory Change from Surgical Skull Caps to Bouffant Caps Among Operating Room Personnel Does Not Reduce Surgical Site Infections in Class I Surgical Cases

Shallwani H, Shakir HJ, Aldridge AM, Donovan MT, Levy EI, Gibbons KJ: Mandatory Change...

Synopsis of the Location and Type of Training for Current Department Chairs and Program Directors of Academic Neurosurgical Departments in the United States

Fanous AA, McPheeters MJ, Morr S, Gibbons KJ, Reynolds RM: Commentary: Synopsis of the...

Memberships

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