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Mayfield Green Township Office
6130 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45247

Mayfield West Chester Office
9075 Centre Pointe Drive - Suite 200
West Chester, Ohio 45069

Zachary J. Tempel, MD


Areas of expertise – spinal disorders, complex spinal disorders, including scoliosis and adult spinal deformity, spine revision surgery; minimally invasive surgery for degenerative spine conditions, including spinal fusion, decompression, discectomy, artificial disc replacement; clinical spine research; spine tumors


  • 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


American Board of Neurological Surgery


  • Mayfield Brain & Spine, Cincinnati: Neurosurgeon, 2017-present
  • TriHealth Spine Center: Medical Director, 2023-present

Primary hospital affiliations*

Bethesda North Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mercy West Hospital, The Jewish Hospital, 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


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

Related links

Blog post: Treating spinal deformity - It takes a village

Michelle's story: Anterior Interbody Fusion/Spondylolisthesis

Jane's story: Lordosis & Pelvic incidence

Virginia's story: Subdural hematoma

Rusty's story: Thoracic disc herniation

YouTube video: Dr. Tempel discusses the Surgical Management of Adult Spinal Deformity & Scoliosis

Physician spotlight: Zachary J. Tempel, MD

Dr. Zachary Tempel joins Mayfield Brain & Spine