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John M. Tew, Jr., MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Radiology and Surgery

Department
Neurosurgery
Specialties
Neurosurgery, Cancer, Oncology, Neuroscience, Brain Tumors, Facial Neuralgia, Arterioverious Malformations, Facial Pain, Intracranial Aneurysms, Pituitary Tumors, Chiari Malformation
.John M. Tew, Jr., MD photo

Practice Locations

  • Clifton

    • UC Health Physicians Office (Clifton)

      222 Piedmont Avenue
      Suite 3100
      Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

      Phone: (513) 221-1100
      Fax: (513) 475-8664
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Bio

John Tew, Jr., MD, is a neurosurgeon at the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute (UCNI), and has been a neurosurgeon at the Mayfield Clinic in Cincinnati since 1969. Dr. Tew previously served as the Clinical Director of UCNI for 15 years. Dr. Tew is Board Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery.  He has been a Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine since 1982, a Professor of Radiology at the University since 1995 and in 2013 he became a Professor of Surgery. He served for 20 years as the Chairman in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and for 19 of those years as the Director of the Division of Cerebrovascular Surgery. Dr. Tew was the Frank H. Mayfield Professor of Neurosurgery from 1993-2002. 

Dr. Tew was announced as the UC Foundation Trustee Award recipient in 2011, along with the honor of being named a Great Living Cincinnatian by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in 2010.  In 2007 he was recognized with the Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Court of Honor.  In his lifetime Dr. Tew has also been an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the College of Mount Saint Joseph and Campbell University, and an Honored Guest of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. In addition, he has been awarded with the Daniel Drake Medal from University Hospital, the Leadership Medallion from Xavier University, and the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal by Pope John Paul. 

In addition to his professional achievements, Dr. Tew has also been a vital member of the community serving as a Board Member of the University of Cincinnati Foundation, the Cincinnati Opera, and the Cincinnati Museum Center.  He is also on the Alumni Board of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, a cabinet member of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati Tocqueville Society, and an Advisory Board Member for Clever Crazes for Kids.   

Education

Medical School
Wake Forest University School of Medicine - Winston
Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital/Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA
Fellowship
University of Zurich - Switzerland

Awards

  • Great Living Cincinnatian Class of 2011 presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce

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