Areas of expertise

  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Aneurysms
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Brain tumor
  • Carotid and intracranial artery stenosis
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Skull base tumor
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

 

About Dr. Liebman

Dr. Kenneth M. Liebman is a nationally recognized leader in cerebrovascular neurosurgery and care. He is uniquely trained in both traditional open and minimally invasive (endovascular) surgical methods.

Dr. Liebman is director of the Cerebrovascular Division at Drexel Neurosciences Institute (DNI) and is an associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine.

He is the director of neurosurgical care for Global Neurosciences Institute (GNI).

Dr. Liebman was director of cerebrovascular neurosurgery for the Department of Neurosciences at Seton Hall University.

He was chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at Muhlenberg Hospital prior to joining the medical staff at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where his fellowship training took place. He also served as an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson Medical College, where he started and directed a microvascular course taught to residents and fellows.

Publications and lectures

He has written chapters and articles in publications and peer-reviewed journals that are used as data for neurosurgeons across the country, and he has lectured at international conferences around the world.

Breakthroughs

Dr. Liebman is widely published in the areas of stroke and aneurysm. He has also pioneered the use of several innovative devices, including being the first in the region to use:

  • The Trevo® Pro Retriever, a device for the removal of clots in ischemic stroke patients, during its investigational phase
  • Solitaire™, a clot retrieval device
  • Merci Retriever
  • Penumbra device
  • Cordis Enterprise Stent for the treatment of wide-necked aneurysms

Expertise

Dr. Liebman is trained in the use of the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, providing patients with a non-invasive treatment option for:

  • Avascular malformations (AVMs)
  • Brain tumors
  • Spinal tumors
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Certifications and associations

Dr. Liebman is board-certified in neurological surgery.

He is a fellow of:

  • The American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons

Education and training

  • Medical school: Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, neurosurgery
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, cerebrovascular microsurgery and interventional endovascular neurosurgery

Honors and awards

Dr. Liebman is consistently recognized by both patients and peers for his outstanding care, having been honored in multiple publications as a Top Doctor.

Other recognitions include:

  • Featured in SJ Magazine's Top Doc issue
  • Voted a top doctor by SJ Magazine readers
  • Recognized as a Patient's Choice and Top Surgeon award winner for multiple years

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