Dr. Jonathan Borden | Back Surgery Cincinnati Ohio | Advanced Neurosurgery

Leading expert in minimally invasive spine surgery

Jonathan a. borden m.d.,faans

Jonathan Borden M.D.  is a board-certified and highly trained physician with more than 25 years of medical experience focusing on spine, brain and tumor neurosurgery. Driven by the latest neuroscientific research and technologies , he is committed to helping his patients recover and thrive. The treatments are cutting edge and the care is unmatched, as it is also informed by important clinical studies. 

Dr. Borden graduated from Amherst College with honors in Neuroscience and then Yale University School of Medicine where he graduated with honors in 1988. He completed his internship and residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to his extensive hands on patient experience, he has developed and studied new minimally invasive and motion-preserving surgeries, preparing him to provide minimally invasive treatments for brain and spinal conditions. In addition, he has developed new surgical treatments for the brain and spinal cord.

Dr. Borden’s practice focuses on minimally invasive and motion-preserving spinal surgeries and well as the use of advanced surgical robotics and AI (artificial intelligence) 3D planning of complex spine surgeries. This means he has experience in microsurgery, stereotactic including Gamma Knife radiosurgery for pituitary tumors and meningiomas, as well vascular malformations of the brain and spine. Dr. Borden was an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Tufts and Director of the Boston Gamma Knife Center. He was an advisor to the Science Directorate of NASA and the W3C. And he has been part of  research studies directed at repairing degenerated intervertebral discs using the latest science, including minimally invasive surgical techniques, artificial joints for the spine as well as computer guided imaging and robotics.

Trying to avoid surgery whenever possible, Dr. Borden says, “I encourage patients to strengthen their core through exercise or taking part in physical therapy to help stabilize the spine and hopefully prevent either the progression of arthritis or future disk problems.”

Leading expert in minimally invasive spine surgery

Jamal Taha M.D., FAANS

Dr. Taha is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the minimal invasive surgical treatment of neck and lower back pain. He received his neurosurgical training at University of Cincinnati Medical Center and spent his fellowship at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland Oregon. Dr. Taha treated complex spine disorders in Cincinnati when he joined Mayfield Clinic in the mid 90s and thereafter left for Dayton in 2003 where he successfully launched and mastered minimal invasive spine surgery as well as complex scoliosis and deformity surgery at Kettering Medical Center. Dr. Taha is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise in a wide variety of surgical procedures for spine disorders ranging from the most simple to the most complicated pathology, mostly treated with a wide variety of minimal invasive techniques including band-aid and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Taha is highly respected by his peers and his expertise is sought to teach techniques around the country. He is frequently visited by spine surgeons from the U.S. and abroad to watch his surgeries.

Trying to avoid surgery whenever possible, Dr. Taha says, “I encourage patients to strengthen their core through exercise or taking part in physical therapy to help stabilize the spine and hopefully prevent either the progression of arthritis or future disk problems.”

nathan, pa-c

Nathan, Board Certified Physician Assistant (PA) joined our practice in 2013, graduated from the PA program at Kettering College of Medical Arts. After graduation he gained experience as a PA working in the Emergency Room at Miami Valley. Nathan did Clinical Rotation in Dutch Harbor, Alaska (known for their appearance on the TV show Deadliest Catch) and throughout Ohio. Nathan works closely with Dr. Taha in the office, in the Operating Room and also assists in seeing patients in the Hospital.

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