Dr. John Gilbert, MD

Dr. John Gilbert, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. John Gilbert, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Kentucky in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3256 Loch Ness Dr

Lexington, KY 40517

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Dr. Gilbert's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Holistic approach to pain management that focuses on customized treatment plans for each patient's unique condition.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Chandler Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Chandler Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Kentucky
Medical School
1990
1985
1984

Awards

Dr. Gilbert's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gilbert

2.9

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
42.857142857142854%
(12)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
50%
(14)

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Dr. Gilbert have been great I have to have surgery this Wednesday I'm very hopeful that my pain will be gone!!!
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I am a 66 year old male that had a back injury in 1993 that wouldn’t heal. Dr Gilbert did my first back surgery in 1995. It really helped me and I was able to function almost normal for about 20 years; without any pain meds. He did a second back surgery on me in 2016 and after about 9 months of...Read More
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Dr Gilbert, is a kind and listened to every complaint ! I had a bad back in a lot of pain! Also I could not sleep at all I had stayed up as high as 9days & nights . He work with me a couple of mths. I started to sleep a least 4 or 5 hrs a night. Wich with me was a full night rest.And he did it with...Read More
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I really liked Dr. Gilbert. He asked me several questions about my back and looked over my MRI with me and explained what he saw. The office is very laid back and I liked that. Super nice office staff. Yes I had to wait about 30 minutes but I have to at other doctors offices.
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Dr. Gilbert is a good old country doctor ! His office is not big and the ladies that he working for him are the best . They know your name and they treat you with respect . Dr. Gilbert is a fine surgeon ! He knows what he is doing ! He treats you with kid gloves !
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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