Dr. Robert Kimber, MD

Dr. Robert Kimber, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Robert Kimber, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Gulfport, MS and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

12337 Ashley Dr Ste F

Gulfport, MS 39503

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kimber's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimber treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kimber treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimber treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 95% of his peers

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

Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kimber performs Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kimber performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kimber's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Myelopathy
Avulsion Fracture
Back Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Fractures
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Epilepsy
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Extra-Articular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Head and Neck Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lupus
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuritis
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Sensory Ataxia
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instability
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Total Disc Replacement
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

I treat my patients like I would a family member. I deeply believe in the healing power of the holy spirit and pray daily that my work can serve as a humble channel for good in this world.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery

Education

  • 2009
    International Spine Fellowship Royal Brisbane Hospital Queensland Australia
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2008
    Trauma and Limb Reconstructiion Royal Brisbane Hospital Queenslandd Australia
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 1997
    International Guest Surgeon Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    1997
  • 1996
    Spine Fellowship Southeastern Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Duke University Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1989
    Duke Medical Center General and Thoracic Surgery
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Emory University
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1984
    Vanderbilt Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1984

Dr. Kimber's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kimber

4.9

Based on 128 reviews

5 Stars
93.75%
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4 Stars
3.90625%
(5)
3 Stars
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(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
1.5625%
(2)

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I came to Dr. Kimber after months of back pain and being slightly humped over. I was having trouble doing normal activities and walking too far due to pain. Dr. Kimber exceeded my expectations. It was like "sunshine with a smile". I should have expected this as all his office staff were extremely...Read More
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Dr Kimber is very honest. He was concerned about me and he was very confident in knowing he could take care of my problem. I used to have lower back pain which restricted all my normal activities. Since recovering form my surgery I can walk a lot more and spend quality time playing with my...Read More
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Very knowledgeable, charismatic and humane. Easy to talk to and took the time to explain pros and cons of surgery. Highly recommended.
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