Mayfield Physician Bio

Zachary J. Tempel, MD

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Areas of expertise – spinal disorders, spine tumors, complex spinal disorders, including scoliosis and adult spinal deformity; minimally invasive techniques, spine revision surgery; clinical spine research; traumatic brain injury, concussion


  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts degrees, Zoology and French, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2006
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2010
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2010-2017
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014-2016
  • Certification

    American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2017-present;
  • Primary hospital affiliations*

    Good Samaritan Hospital, The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health, Mayfield Spine Surgery Center

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

    Professional memberships

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgery
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Publications

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