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Kenneth Liebman

Kenneth Liebman, MD, FACS, FAANS

Associate Professor; Director, Cerebrovascular Division

Department: Neurosurgery

Specialties: Neurosurgery


  • MD - Temple University School of Medicine

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Kenneth Liebman, MD, FACS, FAANS, is a cerebrovascular neurosurgeon uniquely trained in both traditional open and minimally invasive, endovascular neurosurgical approaches. He is director of neurosurgical critical care for Global Neurosciences Institute (GNI).

Dr. Liebman is trained in the use of the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, providing patients with a non-invasive treatment option for AVMs, brain and spinal tumors, and trigeminal neuralgia. 

After completing his neurosurgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 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 he received fellowship training in cerebrovascular microsurgery and interventional endovascular neurosurgery. 

Dr. Liebman is consistently recognized by both patients and peers for his outstanding care, having been honored in multiple publications as a Top Doctor. He has been recognized in SJ Magazine’s Top Doc issue and as part of South Jersey Magazine’s Top Docs, as voted by readers. Dr. Liebman has also been recognized as a Patient’s Choice and Top Surgeon award winner for multiple years.

Clinical Services

Stroke, Aneurysms, Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), Brain tumors, Spinal tumor, Trigeminal neuralgia


  • Surgery - Temple University Hospital


  • Neurosurgery - Temple University Hospital
  • Neurosurgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals


  • Cerebrovascular Microsurgery and Interventional Endovascular Neurosurgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Kenneth Liebman, MD, FACS, FAANS, is an associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Drexel University College of Medicine. He has lectured at international conferences around the world.

He previously 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.

Research Overview

As part of the research program at Capital Health System, Dr. Liebman is an investigator on numerous clinical trials focusing on stroke and aneurysm. He was the first physician in the country to treat a patient using Trevo® Pro Retriever, a device for the removal of clots in ischemic stroke patients, during its investigational phase. He was also one of the first in the Philadelphia region to use Solitaire™, another clot retrieval device. In addition, Dr. Liebman was among the first in the region to use the Merci Retriever and Penumbra devices as well as the Cordis Enterprise Stent.

A nationally recognized academic leader in the area of cerebrovascular care, Dr. Liebman has written chapters and numerous articles in various publications and peer-reviewed journals that are used as data for neurosurgeons across the country.

Research Interests

Critical care, novel methods for drug delivery, post surgical ICU patient outcomes

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.