Senior Advisory Panel

Shane  Tubbs, MD

Shane Tubbs, MD


Shane Tubbs, PhD is a clinical anatomist, author, editor, and scholar. He is Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Surgery, Otolaryngology, and Structural & Cellular Biology, Director of Surgical Anatomy at Tulane School of Medicine and Program Director of Anatomical Research in the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Tubbs is President-Elect of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Clinical Anatomy. His h-index is 74 and in 2018, he was listed as a “hyperprolific author” in the journal Nature.

He has also authored/edited over 50 books including Gray’s Anatomy Review editions 1-3, Gray’s Clinical Photographic Dissector of the Human Body editions 1 and 2, Netter’s Introduction to Clinical Procedures, the 5th through 8th editions of Netter’s Atlas of Anatomy, Nerves and Nerve Injuries volumes I and II, and Bergman’s Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation. He is a section editor for the 41st and 42nd editions of Gray’s Anatomy. Dr. Tubbs was recently appointed Chair of the Federative International Programme on Anatomical Terminologies (FIPAT) and oversees six working groups dedicated to this topic. Under his leadership, the second edition of Terminologia Anatomica was just published.