Dr. Kibwei A. McKinney, MD
Dr. Kibwei A. McKinney was born and raised in Washington, D.C., where he graduated from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in 1997. He pursued his undergraduate education at Stanford University, where he majored in Human Biology and minored in Spanish Language. Upon graduation, he moved back to Washington, where he worked on Capitol Hill as a legislative assistant through the Barbara Jordan Congressional Scholars Program and later as a high school teacher. From there, his studies took him to the University of Pennsylvania where he completed medical school in 2008. He pursued residency at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. During his training, he completed a T32 National Institutes of Health research fellowship, performing 2 years of translational research in the lab of Dr. Julia Kimball, Ph. D. After finishing residency in 2014, he completed a fellowship in Rhinology at the Georgia Nasal and Sinus Institute in Savannah, GA, under the direction of Drs. Chris Melroy and Frederick Kuhn. He then returned to UNC-Chapel Hill to complete a second fellowship in Anterior Skull Base Surgery, under the direction of Dr. Adam M. Zanation. In 2016, he joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma, where he practices in Rhinology, Allergy, and Skull Base Surgery. He serves as the medical director the Otolaryngology Clinic at OU Health Physicians and is the Associate Program Director of the Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program.