Mayfield Physician Bio

Christopher McPherson, MD

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Areas of expertise - brain tumors, spine tumors; stereotactic radiosurgery; spine surgery, including discectomy, decompression, spinal fusion, and kyphoplasty; research focus on glioblastoma multiforme


  • Undergraduate: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1998
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1998-2004
  • Fellowship: Neuro-oncologic surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 2004-2005
  • Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2005-present
  • UC Neuroscience Institute: Neurosurgeon, 2005-present; Neurosurgeon, Brain Tumor Center, 2008-present
  • UC College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery: Director, Division of Surgical Neuro-oncology, 2009-present; Director, Surgical Neuro-oncology Fellowship, 2008-present; Associate Professor, 2013-present; Assistant Professor, 2005-2013
  • Primary hospital affiliations*

    Good Samaritan Hospital, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Mercy Hospital Western Hills, The Christ Hospital Spine Surgery Center

    *Mayfield is affiliated with most major hospitals in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

    Professional memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • AANS/CNS Section on Tumors
  • American Medical Association
  • Frank H. Mayfield Society
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Publications

    View Dr. McPherson's publications in the PubMed database.