The Cervical Spine Clinic at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is dedicated to treating children and young adults with rare and complex cervical spine conditions using innovative surgical techniques and the latest technology.

The clinic takes advantage of the depth and breadth of experience and expertise of our surgeons to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to caring for children with even the most complex syndromic disorders.

Conditions Treated

Providing a Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Approach

The Cervical Spine Clinic cares for children with even the most complex syndromic disorders.

  • Bone and soft tissue malformations
  • Charge deletion syndrome
  • Chondrodysplasia punctata
  • Congenital cervical spine anomalies
  • Hurlers Syndrome
  • Intramedullary Tumors
  • Klippel Feil Syndrome
  • Larson's Disease
  • Morquio syndrome
  • Neurofibromatosis 1
  • Os Odontoideum

Meet the Team

Orthopaedics: Viral Jain, MD
Neurosurgery:  Francesco Mangano, DO

Otolaryngology: Ravi Elluru, MD, PhD
Neuro Anesthesia: John McAuliffe III, MD
Neurophysiology: C. Dean Kurth, MD
Interventional Radiology: Blaise Jones, MD
Neuroradiology: James Leach, MD
Pulmonary Medicine: Gary McPhail, MD
Rehabilitation Medicine: Douglas Kinnett, MD

Contact Us 

For additional information or to ask a question, call the Spine Nurses Hotline at 513-803-2750.