Greg R. Wheeler, MD

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests

  • General Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Spine

Greg R. Wheeler, MD

Biography

My name is Greg Wheeler; I received my medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. I completed general surgery and neurosurgery residencies at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

I am board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. I specialize in spine surgery.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Education

Degree
Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio

Residency
University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Neurologic Surgery

Neurosurgery

Kentucky Neuroscience Institute

Kentucky Clinic
First Floor, Wing C, Room B101
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

Call 859-323-5661
Fax 859-323-1127

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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Spine Surgery

Spine Center

Kentucky Clinic
First Floor, Wing C
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

Call 859-257-3534
Fax 859-257-9813

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

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Directions to Kentucky Clinic Parking »


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  1. Gilbert JW, Martin JC, Wheeler GR, Storey BB, Mick GE, Richardson GB, Herder SL, Gyarteng-Dakwa K. Lumbar stenosis rates in symptomatic patients using weight-bearing and recumbent magnetic resonance imaging. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2011 Oct; 34(8):557-61. PMID: 21907413.
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  2. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Richardson GB, Herder SL, Mick GE, Watts E, Gyarteng-Dakwa K, Kenney CM, Broughton PG. Guidance of magnetic resonance imaging and placement of skin-marker localization devices. J Neurosurg Sci. 2011 Jun; 55(2):85-8. PMID: 21623319.
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  3. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Herder SL, Richardson GB. Paraparesis following spinal cord stimulator trial, implantation and revision. Pain Physician. 2010 Nov-Dec; 13(6):E377. PMID: 21102978.
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  4. Gilbert JW, Martin JC, Wheeler GR, Storey BB, Mick GE, Richardson GB, Herder SL, Gyarteng-Dakwa K, Broughton PG. Lumbar disk protrusion rates of symptomatic patients using magnetic resonance imaging. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2010 Oct; 33(8):626-9. PMID: 21036285.
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  5. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Herder SL. Computed tomography-guided percutaneous cordotomy. Neurosurgery. 2010 Aug; 67(2):E521; author reply E521. PMID: 20644389.
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  6. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Herder SL. Re: The use of flexion-extension magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating signal intensity changes of the cervical spinal cord. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Aug; 13(2):294; author reply 295. PMID: 20672969.
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  7. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Herder SL, Richardson GB, Wyttenbach WH, Broughton PG. Positional MR imaging. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Apr; 12(4):440; author reply 440. PMID: 20367382.
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  8. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Storey BB, Herder SL, Richardson GB, Watts E, Gyarteng-Dakwa K, Marino BS, Kenney CM, Siddiqi M, Broughton PG. Importance of urine drug testing in the treatment of chronic noncancer pain: implications of recent medicare policy changes in kentucky. Pain Physician. 2010 Mar-Apr; 13(2):167-86. PMID: 20309383.
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  9. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Storey BB, Herder SL, Richardson GB, Watts E, Gyarteng-Dakwa K, Marino BS, Kenney CM, Siddiqi M, Broughton PG. Urine drug testing in the treatment of chronic noncancer pain in a Kentucky private neuroscience practice: the potential effect of Medicare benefit changes in Kentucky. Pain Physician. 2010 Mar-Apr; 13(2):187-94. PMID: 20309384.
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  10. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Herder SL, Richardson GB, Wyttenbach WH, Broughton P. Upright MR imaging. J Neurosurg Spine. 2009 Dec; 11(6):768. PMID: 19951032.
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  11. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Storey BB, Mick GE, Herder SL, Richardson G, Wyttenbach WH, Martin JC. Lumbar magnetic resonance imaging hypolordosis in symptomatic patients: association with paraspinal muscle spasms. J Chiropr Med. 2009 Sep; 8(3):95-100. PMID: 19703664.
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  12. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Mick GE, Gibbs RD. Is an angiographically obliterated aneurysm always secure? Neurosurgery. 2009 Mar; 64(3):E577. PMID: 19240587.
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  13. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Storey BB, Mick G, Richardson G, Westerfield G, Broughton P. Suicidality in chronic noncancer pain patients. Int J Neurosci. 2009; 119(10):1968-79. PMID: 19922396.
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  14. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Spitalieri JR, Mick GE. Ventriculostomy catheter placement. J Neurosurg. 2009 Jan; 110(1):193-5; author reply 195. PMID: 19119884.
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  15. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Kreft MP, Upadhyay SP, Storey BB, Spitalieri JR, Mick GE, Gibbs RA. Repeat upright positional magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis of disorders underlying chronic noncancer lumbar pain. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2008 Oct; 31(8):627-31. PMID: 18984246.
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  16. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Spitalieri JR, Mick GE. Prognosis in spine surgery. J Neurosurg Spine. 2008 May; 8(5):498-9; author reply 499. PMID: 18447702.
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  17. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Lingreen RA, Johnson RK, Scheiner SJ, Gibbs RA, Upadhyay SP, Gyarteng-Dakwa K. Imaging in the position that causes pain. Surg Neurol. 2008 May; 69(5):463-5; discussion 465. PMID: 17707470.
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  18. Gilbert JW, Wheeler GR, Lingreen RA, Johnson RR. Open stand-up MRI: a new instrument for positional neuroimaging. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2006 Apr; 19(2):151-4. PMID: 16760793.
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