In Newest ‘Top Doctors’ List, 75 Percent of Region’s Leading Neurosurgeons Work for Mayfield Brain & Spine

CINCINNATI – Mayfield Brain & Spine proudly reports that 11 of its specialists – including 9 neurosurgeons -- have been named to the newest regional list of leading physicians published in the September supplement to Cincinnati Magazine. The magazine lists 12 neurosurgeons who are currently practicing in the Greater Cincinnati region.

The magazine names 768 physicians in 51 specialties who practice in the eight counties that make up the region (Hamilton, Warren, Butler, and Clermont in Ohio; Boone, Campbell, and Kenton in Kentucky; and Dearborn in Indiana). The physicians listed received at least seven votes from their peers, who were asked whom they would turn to if they, a family member, or a friend needed medical attention.

The Mayfield physicians so honored:

Neurological Surgery

  • Robert Bohinski, MD, PhD (also listed under Spine Surgery)
  • Bradford Curt, MD (also listed under Spine Surgery)
  • Vincent DiNapoli, MD, PhD (also listed under Spine Surgery)
  • Dale Horne, MD, PhD
  • Michael Kachmann, MD
  • Christopher McPherson, MD (also listed under Spine Surgery)
  • Andrew Ringer, MD
  • Bradbury Skidmore, MD
  • William Tobler, MD (also listed under Spine Surgery)

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Marc Orlando, MD (also listed under Pain Management)
  • Steven Wunder, MD

The neurosurgical specialists have subspecialty training in the treatment of brain tumors, skull base tumors, brain aneurysms, stroke, Chiari malformation, spinal disease, scoliosis, and complex spinal deformity. Their expertise ranges from minimally invasive procedures to open cranial and spinal procedures.

“Cincinnati Magazine's newest Top Doctors listing confirms what we have long known,” said Mayfield Chairman Arthur Arand, MD. “Mayfield has the most highly recognized neurosurgeons of any group in the region.”

Mark Farrington, CEO of Mayfield Brain & Spine, commended the physicians for providing superior care to their patients every day. “Our doctors have earned the high regard of their peers through a shared culture of customer service, continuous improvement, and treatment that is carefully considered and expertly delivered,” Mr. Farrington said.

“Whether that treatment involves surgery, rehabilitation, pain management, or physical therapy, Mayfield’s mission is to provide the very best neurosurgical care to our patients.”

“As an independent practice, we can ensure that our patients are treated at the facility that best serves their needs,” Dr. Arand added. “In addition to the superb neurosurgical care that we provide, this is one of the most important services that we offer our patients.”

Another Mayfield neurosurgeon, Ronald Warnick, MD, a specialist in stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of brain tumors and other neurological conditions, is included in the 2018 national listing of Best Doctors in America®.

In a third, continuously updated listing of outstanding physicians, 11 Mayfield specialists are named to the Castle Connolly Top Doctors list, which was developed by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America's Top Doctor's®. The doctors are:

Neurological Surgery

  • Arthur Arand, MD
  • Steven Bailey, MD
  • Robert Bohinski, MD, PhD
  • George Mandybur, MD
  • Christopher McPherson, MD
  • Andrew Ringer, MD
  • Brad Skidmore, MD
  • Ronald Warnick, MD
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Matthew Merz, MD
  • Marc Orlando, MD
  • Robert Whitten, MD










  • 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 more than 30 states 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.

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