Dr. Tackla

Ryan D. Tackla, MD

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Areas of expertise – vascular neurosurgery, including endovascular and open approaches, for the treatment of brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), and arteriovenous fistulas; carotid endarterectomy; carotid angioplasty and stenting; embolization of tumors; ischemic stroke; intracranial atherosclerosis; cavernous malformations; vascular lesions of the spine; kyphoplasty for spinal fractures; Chiari malformations; brain tumors

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  • Undergraduate: Biology, Ohio University, 2006
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2010
  • Residency: Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2010-2016
  • Fellowship: Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2016-2017


    American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2020-present
  • Oklahoma Spine & Brain Institute, Tulsa: Neurosurgeon, 2017-2020

Primary hospital affiliations*

Good Samaritan Hospital, The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, Bethesda North Hospital, 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 (AANS)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Neurology


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