Dr. Lauren Ostling joins Mayfield Brain & Spine

CINCINNATI–Mayfield Brain & Spine is proud to announce that Lauren Ostling, MD, a fellowship-trained and board-certified neurosurgeon, will join Mayfield and begin seeing patients April 14.

Dr. Ostling has expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery and image-guided neurosurgery. She treats patients with spinal disorders, brain tumors, spinal tumors, hydrocephalus and Chiari malformations, as well as adolescent patients transitioning to adult care. She will see patients at Mayfield's office in Green Township and perform surgery at Mercy West Hospital and the Mayfield Spine Surgery Center.

Dr. Ostling earned her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine. She completed a residency in neurosurgery at UC and a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Dr. Ostling was an attending neurosurgeon with Children's Neurosurgical Associates and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals from 2015 to 2018. Most recently, she served as assistant professor of Neurological Surgery, director of Neurotrauma, co-director of the Neuroscience Center and community outreach chair for the Pediatric Brain Center at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.

Dr. Ostling is board certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgeons. She is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Women in Neurosurgery.


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 30 specialists in neurosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and physical therapy, 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.