Elizabeth Gibson, M.D. Elizabeth Gibson, M.D. Elbow, Wrist, Hand & Micrososurgery Specialist

Elizabeth Gibson, M.D.

Elbow, Wrist, Hand & Micrososurgery Specialist

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Gibson is an American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery board-eligible orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in the treatment of hand and upper extremity problems, including microvascular and peripheral nerve surgery. She is also trained in general orthopaedics and fracture management of children and adults. Dr. Gibson started her career in healthcare practicing as an RN, which grounded her with an appreciation for a collaborative approach to patients.

Dr. Gibson recently relocated to Tupelo with her husband, Jeremy, and their young daughter. Dr. Gibson loves outdoor activities, anything involving the water, and enjoying good food and drink. Both musicians themselves, live music and music education are shared passions; she and Jeremy have become supporters and regular attendees of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Gibson and Jeremy love dogs and have a large breed rescue, Woogie, from the Tupelo Lee Humane Society. They look forward to becoming more involved in the community.


Education


  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK - Bachelor of Science in Nursing awarded 05/2008
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas - Doctor of Medicine awarded 05/2015
  • Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida - General Orthopaedics Residency completed June 2020
    Administrative Chief Resident, 2019-2020
    Resident Community Service Award, 2020
  • University of New Mexico Health Science Center, Albuquerque New Mexico -Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship completed July 2021

Professional Societies and Affiliations


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Candidate Member
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Candidate Member
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society - Candidate Member
  • Women United, United Way of Northeast Mississippi
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Women's Fraternity
  • Girl Scouts of America

Certification/Licensure


  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Publications/Presentations/Poster Sessions


Cardin S, Faber R, Miller D, Gibson ME, Lewellyn B. Encouraging Firework Safety Through Public Service Announcements. J Hand Surg Am. 2022 Jan 22:S0363-5023(21)


Heydemann, J., Hartline, B., Gibson, M. E., Ambrose, C. G., Munz, J. W., Galpin, M., Gary, J. L. (2016, June 15). Do Transsacral-transiliac Screws Across Uninjured Sacroiliac Joints Affect Pain and Functional Outcomes in Trauma Patients? Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Clin Orthop Relat Res, 474(6), 1417-1421.


Mehta, J., Gibson, M.E., Amaro-Driedger, D., & Hussain, M. (2016, June 13). Thoracic epidural analgesia to control malignant pain until viability in a pregnant patient. JPR Journal of Pain Research, 2016 (9),357-60.


Lewellyn, B. J. & Gibson, M.E. (2019, June 20). Firework Safety: Facebook Live Video. Orlando Health Facebook Page.


Gibson, M.E. (2019, July 2). Fireworks Safety: Live Interview. Spectrum News 13. Orlando, FL.


Gibson M.E. (2019, July 10). Firework Injuries: Live Interview. WFTV Channel 9 News. Orlando, FL.