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 28 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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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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

Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gilbert treats Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Gilbert treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy

Dr. Gilbert's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
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
Thoracic Spine Fracture
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
    1990
  • 1985
    Chandler Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    University Of Kentucky
    Medical School
    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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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Gilbert's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus