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.
Albany Medical College
State University of New York at Buffalo, General Surgery Internship
State University of New York at Buffalo, Neurological Surgery Residency
State University of New York at Buffalo, Surgical Critical Care.
Dr. Gibbons’ clinical interests include brain tumors, especially of the skull base, complex cervical spine problems and critical care.
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.
Congress of Neurological Surgeons; American Association of Neurological Surgeons; American Medical Association; Medical Society of the County of Erie; Medical Society of the State of New York; Fellow, American College of Surgeons; New York State Neurological Society; Society of Critical Care Medicine; Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care; Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery; North American Skull Base Society; Society of Neurological Surgeons
View a partial list of Dr. Gibbons publications through the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database.