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3825 Edwards Road, Suite 300

Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

Mario Zuccarello, MD

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Areas of expertise - aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke, vasospasm, carotid artery disease, moyamoya disease, cervical spine disease, brain tumors, acoustic neuromas; skull base surgery and minimally invasive cranial surgery


  • Medical School: University of Padova, Italy, 1976
  • Residency: University of Padova, Italy, 1976-1980
  • Fellowships: University of Iowa and University of Virginia Medical Center, 1984-1985; University Hospital, Cincinnati, 1985-1988
  • Experience

  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 1993-present; Vice Chair, 2010-2017; Interim Vice Chair, 2009-2010; Member-at-Large, Board of Directors, 2004-2009
  • UC College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery: Professor, 1999-2017; Director, Division of Clinical Trials, 1994-2017; Frank H. Mayfield Chair for Neurological Surgery and Chairman, 2010-2017; Interim Chairman, 2009-2010; Director, Division of Cerebrovascular Surgery, 2000-2010; Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, 2006-2009; Associate Professor, 1990-1999
  • UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute: Co-Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, 2009-2017; Neurosurgeon, Brain Tumor Center, 2008-2017; Neurosurgeon, Comprehensive Stroke Center, 1998-2017
  • UC Medical Center: Co-Director, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit; Co-Medical Director, Neurosurgical Clinic, 2008-2017
  • UC Stroke Team: Member, 1993-2017
  • Cincinnati VA Medical Center: Chief of Neurosurgery, 1990-2009
  • Galliera Hospital, Genova, Italy: Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, 1988-1990
  • Military Hospital, Padova, Italy: Neurology/Neurosurgery Chief, 1981-1982
  • University of Padova, Italy: Instructor in Neurosurgery, 1980-1984
  • Primary hospital affiliations*

    Good Samaritan Hospital, The Christ Hospital, Mayfield Spine Surgery Center

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

    Professional memberships

  • Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati
  • American Heart Association
  • Brain Aneurysm Foundation Medical Advisory Board
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism
  • Italian Association of Neurosurgeons
  • Society of Neurological Surgeons
  • Publications

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