Mayfield Physician Bio

Tann Nichols, MD

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Areas of expertise - minimally invasive spine surgery, including discectomy, decompression, spinal fusion; spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal pain pumps, kyphoplasty; brain tumors; carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve neuropathy


  • Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1997
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, 2001
  • Internship: General Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, 2001-2002
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, 2002-2008
  • Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2008-present; Secretary, Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • UC College of Medicine: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, 2009-present
  • Primary hospital affiliations*

    St. Elizabeth Healthcare (Edgewood, Ft. Thomas, Florence), 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
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati
  • AOSpine International
  • American Medical Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Frank H. Mayfield Society
  • Southern Neurosurgical Society
  • Publications

    View Dr. Nichols' publications in the PubMed database.

    Office locations

    Thomas More Office Park, Bldg.#12

    350 Thomas More Pkwy, Suite 160

    Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017

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