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Jean E. Cibula, M.D.

Jean E. Cibula , M.D.

Jean E Cibula, MD, Dept of Neurology, COM

Associate Professor
Division Chief

Wilder Family Professor for Epilepsy
Medical Director, Shands & UF EEG Laboratory

Joint Appointment at

J. Crayton Pruitt Family Biomedical Engineering as

Affiliated Faculty

Joint Appointment in Pediatrics

Phone: (352) 273-5550
Fax: (352) 273-5575

Department of Neurology
Room L3-100, McKnight Brain Institute
1149 Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL. 32611

Jean Cibula, MD, is an Assistant Professor and Division Chief for Epilepsy in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Cibula received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Case Western Reserve University. She completed her neurology residency at the University of Florida where she also completed a fellowship in epilepsy and behavioral neurology. Before returning to UF as an assistant professor, Dr. Cibula was an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Kentucky and acting director of the UK Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, then director of the Mt. Carmel Epilepsy Program and a private practice neurologist in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Cibula is board certified in Adult Neurology with a subspecialty certification in Epilepsy (ABPN) and Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN). Her clinical and research interests include women’s and adolescent issues in epilepsy, surgical evaluation and management of epilepsy, new onset seizures and electrocorticography and brain mapping.

Dr. Cibula has received several awards for her work including, Castle Connolly Top Doctor, America’s Top Physicians and from Consumer’s Research Council of America and two peer-selected Best Doctors in America awards . Dr. Cibula is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society and a fellow of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. She has served on the board of the Florida Society for Neurology. Dr. Cibula is the co-author of more than 20 refereed publications and 6 book chapters related to the topic of epilepsy. She has given numerous presentations and lectures on local, regional and national platforms regarding the advances of epilepsy.


Employment & Appointments

2014 – Present University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Affiliated Faculty, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering
2008 – Present University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
2001 – 2008 Mt. Carmel Health Systems, Columbus, OH Director, Mt. Carmel Epilepsy Program & private practice neurologist
1997 – 20001998 – 1999 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Assistant Professor, Department of NeurologyActing Director, UK Epilepsy Program

Honors & Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014, 2015
America’s Top Physicians (Consumer’s Research Council of America) 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Best Doctors in America (Peer selected) 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
3 Customer Servcie Key Awards
Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio Program Service Award 2007
Neurology Resident Teacher of the Year 1994 – 1995
UF Exemplary Teacher 2011

Research Interests

  • Women’s and Adolescent Issues in Epilepsy
  • Surgical Evaluation and Management of Epilepsy
  • New Onset Seizures
  • Electrocorticography and Brain Mapping

Selected Publications

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