Clifford B. Tribus

  • Spine Medicine
Clifford B. Tribus, MD


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.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation
  • Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

Practice locations

  • Research Park Clinic - Spine Medicine
    • 621 Science Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-3207
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  • UW Health at The American Center - Spine Medicine
    • 4602 Eastpark Blvd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-3207
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Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Medical School
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
  • UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City, NY
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD


  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Spine Deformity Surgery (Adult)
  • Spine Disc Replacement (Arthroplasty)
  • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Lateral Recess Stenosis
  • Adult Deformity (Scoliosis)

Research and publications

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