Ehud MendelMD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Mendel joined The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the James Cancer Hospital as a professor (Tenured) of Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics and Integrated Engineering. He is the departmental vice chair for Clinical Affairs. He is currently holding the Justine Skestos Endowed Chair and is the director of the Neurosurgical Spine Program, Spine Oncology Program, Director of Fellowship Program and Medical Director of the OSU Spine Research Institute.
He serves on numerous committees at Ohio State such as the OSU Promotional and Tenure Committee, and is the chair of Promotional Tenure for the Department of Neurosurgery. He recently graduated from the OSU Talent Management and Leadership course and is now a committee member for the Faculty Leadership Development Group (FAME). He is an alternate member for The Ohio State University Senate and Faculty Council. He obtained an MBA in 2017 from the Fisher College of Business at Ohio State.
Dr. Mendel is the current president of The Ohio State Neurosurgical Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is a member of the Academy of Neurological Surgeons. He is well known nationally and internationally for his experience in the treatment of spine tumor and has been identified as one of America’s leading experts on spine cancer. He is a member of numerous professional societies (American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society, AO North America, AANS/CNS Joint Spine and Trauma Sections) and honor societies including Alpha Omega Alpha.