Charles Gibbs, MD, FACOG

gibbs-charlesDr. Gibbs has a Bachelor of music in education from Carson-Newman University in Tennessee and a Master of Arts in music from the University of Texas. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Memphis in 1998. He then completed his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency in Kansas City as part of the combined University of Missouri Kansas City - St. Luke's program.

He remained in Kansas City as a member of the teaching faculty in general Obstetrics and Gynecology at Truman Medical Center Lakewood for two years. During residency and practice, he served as the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology junior fellow chair for the Missouri section and as the junior fellow chair for District VII. In 2004, he returned to Memphis to begin his fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. After completing his fellowship in 2007, he came back to Kansas City to St. Luke's Hospital, practicing maternal-fetal medicine and teaching residents and fellows as part of the University of Missouri Kansas City - St. Luke's program. He joined the Kansas University Medical Center department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in September of 2014. He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

His research interests include hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, diabetes management with emerging technologies, resident and medical student education, and critical care obstetrics.

He is married to Dr. Katherine Florendo, neonatologist, and medical director of St. Luke's Lee's Summit, St. Luke's South Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They have three children and a Great Dane named Elvis.