Office locations

Mayfield Crestview Hills

544 Centre View Boulevard

Crestview Hills, Kentucky 41017

Mayfield Rookwood Office

3825 Edwards Road, Suite 300

Cincinnati, Ohio 45209

Tann Nichols, MD


Areas of expertise – minimally invasive spine surgery, including discectomy, decompression, spinal fusion, sacroiliac joint fusion, cervical disc arthroplasty; spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal pain pumps; 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


American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2008-present; Member at Large, Board of Directors, 2019-present; Secretary, Board of Directors, 2013-2018
  • UC College of Medicine: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, 2009-2017

Primary hospital affiliations*

St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Mayfield 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


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

Related links

YouTube Video: Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain

Mayfield Neurosurgeons Using New Mazor X technology at St. Elizabeth Healthcare for More Precise Spinal Fusion Surgery

Terri's Story, degenerative disc

Thomas's Story, herniated disc

PSA: Avoiding Falls