Sonia Lipp hired to manage Mayfield Surgical Innovation Center lab

CINCINNATI– The Mayfield Clinic is proud to announce the hiring of Sonia Lipp as Laboratory Manager of the Mayfield Surgical Innovation Center, a state-of-the-art training facility for spine and cranial surgery technology and minimally invasive procedures.

Ms. Lipp will oversee clinical and pre-clinical educational programs, the acquisition of technologies and materials, and the development of partnerships with device manufacturers, academic centers and physician practices.

Ms. Lipp comes to Mayfield from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she served as a laboratory manager and senior research assistant from 2008 to 2014. She previously had served as a lab associate and clinical instructor at UC. She served as an associate scientist at Ethicon Endo-Surgery in 2015.

Ms. Lipp earned a bachelor's degree in biopsychology from UC as well as a clinical research professional certificate. She previously earned an associate's degree in veterinary technology at UC.

"Sonia's extensive laboratory experience is vital to our development and expansion of the Mayfield Surgical Innovation Center and its training programs," says Andrew Ringer, MD, a neurosurgeon with Mayfield Brain & Spine. "She is a great addition to our team."

The Mayfield Surgical Innovation Center, located on the second floor of the Mayfield Spine Surgery Center, is a collaboration of the Mayfield Education & Research Foundation, Mayfield Spine Surgery Center, and Mayfield Clinic.

Mayfield Brain & Spine is the full-service patient care provider of the Mayfield Clinic, one of the nation's leading physician organizations for neurosurgical treatment, education, and research. With more than 20 specialists in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and pain management, Mayfield Brain & Spine treats 25,000 patients from 35 states and 13 countries in a typical year. Mayfield physicians specialize in the treatment of back and neck pain, sciatica, Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, NPH, epilepsy, brain and spinal tumors, stroke, moyamoya, brain aneurysms, Chiari malformation, scoliosis, kyphosis, facial pain, facial twitch, trauma, concussion, spinal cord injury, and carpal tunnel. As leading innovators in their field, Mayfield physicians have pioneered surgical procedures and instrumentation that have revolutionized the medical art of neurosurgery for spinal diseases and disorders, brain tumors, and neurovascular diseases and disorders.