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Wende Gibbs, MD
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ
Wende Gibbs, MD is a member of the SpineUniverse Editorial Board.

About Wende Gibbs, MD

Dr. Gibbs is a Senior Associate Consultant and Assistant Professor in Neuroradiology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and previously Director of Spine Imaging and Intervention at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine.  

Her main interests are spine imaging and intervention, oncology, pain management, patient-centered care, radiology reporting, and artificial intelligence and machine learning. 

She holds leadership and committee positions in the ASNR, ASSR, ARRS, RSNA, WNRS, ACR, and ABR. She is a member of the AJNR editorial board and AJNR podcast editor, as well as a host of the international Virtual Spine conference and the ASNR Education Webinar. 



Gibbs W, Rasouli J. Advanced Oncologic Spine Imaging:  Tricks and Tips. In: Khan M, Kushcayew S, Faro S, Eds. Image-Guided Interventions of the Spine:  Principles and Clinical Applications. Springer. Nature, Accepted for publication, to be published Sept 2020.

Gibbs W, Rasouli J.   Advances in Spine Tumor Imaging. In: Miller F, Ed., Advances in Clinical Radiology. Elsevier.  Accepted for publication, to be published August 2020.

Gibbs W, Doshi A. Sacral Fractures and Sacroplasty. Neuroimaging Clinics of North America. 2019;29(4): 515-527.

Gibbs W, Nael K, Doshi A, Tanenbaum LN. Spine Oncology: Imaging and Intervention. Radiol Clin North Am. 2019;57(2):377-395.

Hadidchi S, Surento W, Lerner A, Liu, C, Gibbs W, Shiroishi M. Headache and Brain Tumor. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2019;29(2):291-300.

Skalski M, Matcuk G, Gibbs W. The Art of Interpreting Cervical Spine Radiographs. (Accepted for publication, Radiographics)

Shah L, Kranz P, Anzai Y, Hutchins T, Gibbs, W, Wiggins R. Critical Assessment of Myelography Practices: A Call for Rational Guideline Revision. Am J of Neuroradiology 2018;39 (12):2378-2384.

Borzage M, Ponrartana S, Gibbs W, Nelson M, McComb JG, Bluml S. A new MRI tag-based method to non-invasively visualize cerebrospinal fluid flow. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018.

Barisano G, Bergamaschi S, Acharya J, Rajamohan A, Gibbs W, Law M. Complications of Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery in the brain and spine. Neurographics 2018;

Gibbs W, Tanenbaum L.  MR Imaging of Hydrocephalus.  Applied Radiology. May 2018

Chokshi FH, Law M, Gibbs WN. Conventional and Advanced Imaging of Spine Oncologic Disease, Non-Operative Post-Treatment Effects, & Unique Spinal Conditions. Neurosurgery. 2017;82(2):1-23.

Acharya J, Rajamohan AG, Skalski MR, Law M, Kim P, Gibbs W. CT Angiography of the Head in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017;38(4):773-776.

Gibbs WN, Kim P, Go J, Law M.  C1-2 Puncture: A Safe, Efficacious, and Potentially Underutilized Technique.  Neurographics 2017;7(1): 1-8.

Acharya J, Gibbs WN.  Imaging Spinal Infection.  Journal of Infectious Disease 2016;3(2):84-91.

Gibbs WN, Law M. Imaging of Spinal Tumors: What the Surgeon and Radiation Oncologist Want to Know. American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting Categorical Course: Oncologic Imaging, from Diagnosis to Cure.  April 2016.

Chang Y, Pipe JG, Karis JP, Gibbs WN, Zwart NR, Schar M. The effects of SENSE on PROPELLER imaging. Magn Reson Med 2015 Dec;74(6):1598-608.

Pipe J, Gibbs WN, Zhiqiang L, Karis J, Schar M, Zwart N. Revised Motion Estimation Algorithm for PROPELLER MRI. Magn Reson Med 2014;72 (2):430-437.

Gibbs WN, Heiserman JE. Pituitary Problem Solving with Modern Imaging Techniques. Barrow Quarterly Vol 25, No 1, 2013.

Gibbs WN, Opatowsky MJ, Burton EC. AIRP Best Cases in Radiologic-Pathologic Correlation: Cerebral Fat Embolism Syndrome in Sickle Cell β-Thalassemia. Radiographics 2012;32 1301-1306.

Gibbs WN, Bridges DA, Opatowsky MJ. Bilateral lymphadenopathy in a young woman. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 2008;21(4):430-2.

Gibbs WN, Hamman BL, Roberts WC, Schussler JM. Diagnosis of congenital unicuspid aortic valve by 64-slice cardiac computed tomography. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings 2008;21(2):139.

Grant AC, O’Halloran JP, Chung SS, Gibbs W, Kaplan P. Evaluation of a Novel EEG Preamplifier. J Clinical Neurophysiology 2006;23(3):258-264.

Gibbs WN, Monuki EW, Linsky MC, Hasso AN. Pituicytoma: Diagnostic Features on Selective Carotid Angiography and MRI. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2006;27:1639-1642.

Gibbs WN, Kim RD, Hasso AN. Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis: Neuroimaging Features and Neuropathological Diagnosis. J Comput Assist Tomogr 2005;29: 689-693.


Gibbs WN, Heiserman JE. MR Angiography: Techniques and Clinical Applications. In: Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain and Spine, 5th edition, edited by Scott Atlas, MD. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016.

Gibbs WN, Metting SW, Kim PE.  Spinal Anatomy:  Osseous Structures and Soft Tissues. In: Radiologic Anatomy, edited by Farhood Saremi, MD. (To be published Fall 2018)

Gibbs WN, Whelan, Vincent, Hasso AN. The Neck and Brachial Plexus. In Diagnostic Imaging of the Head and Neck: MRI with CT and PET Correlations. Hasso, A, Ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Ospina JA, Gibbs WN, Hasso AN. Vascular Anomalies and Vascular Tumors of the Head and Neck. In Diagnostic Imaging of the Head and Neck: MRI with CT and PET Correlations. Hasso, A, Ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.

Hasso AN, Gibbs WN, Cho M, Farzin S, Trimble CR. The Temporal Bone. In Diagnostic Imaging of the Head and Neck: MRI with CT and PET Correlations. Hasso, A, Ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012.


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