Clifford B. Tribus, MD
Clinical Specialties

Dr. Tribus is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He specializes in disorders of the spine, including scolosis and spinal deformity, cervical and lumbar disc and degenerative disease, spinal trauma, and spinal tumors. He uses open and microscopic surgical techniques in patient treatment.

  • Fellowship
    Spine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1992-1993
  • Residency
    The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 1988-1992
  • Internship - General Surgery
    Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1987-1988
  • Medical Doctorate
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1987
  • Bachelor of Science
    Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 1983
Professional Activities
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Lumbar Spine Research Society
Research Interests

Dr. Tribus has research interests in spinal biomechanics, development of spinal implants, anatomy of the spine, and clinical outcomes.


Science Dr Medical Center

Phone: (608) 265-3207

East Madison Hospital

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University Hospital

Phone: (608) 263-6400

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Administrative Assistant
Jackie Hibbard