Mayfield Physician Bio

George T. Mandybur, MD

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Areas of expertise - deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders; brain tumors, spine tumors; minimally invasive spine surgery, including discectomy and decompression; spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal pain pumps; trigeminal neuralgia and other facial pain; and epilepsy


  • Undergraduate: University of Cincinnati, 1986
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1990
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California, 1991-1996; General Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1990-1991
  • Special Training: Movement Disorders and Surgical Pain Management, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1991-1995; University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 1996-1998
  • Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery, American Board of Pain Medicine


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2004-present
  • UC Neuroscience Institute, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, The Gardner Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, 2004-present
  • UC College of Medicine: Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Division of Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery, 2004-present
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson: Associate Professor, 2001-2004; Director of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 1996-2004; Assistant Professor, 1996-2001
  • Primary hospital affiliations*

    University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, VA Medical Center, 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)
  • CNS Section on Pain
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgeons
  • Movement Disorders Society
  • Sigma Xi Research Society
  • Publications

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