Dr. John Tew Jr, MD

Dr. John Tew Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 81
Dr. John Tew Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1961 and specializes in neurosurgery.

222 Piedmont Ave Ste 3100

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Contact Information

(513) 569-5341

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Tew Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tew Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
more than 68% of peers
more than 53% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Tew Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease


Read Less

5  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Nerve Block

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tew Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tew Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tew Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Tew Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tew Jr to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tew Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Awful! Condescending and not willing to treat my specialty which I was told he would. Asked why I was there and said He didn't know. Told me to see my primary DR for med management when thats why I was there, my meds no longer work. Complete waste of time. Said I should see a nutritionist for my...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
After radiation failed and other surgeons refused to operate on the tumor in my husband's spine (location inside the 1st cervical segment was too difficult), my husband was given 3 - 5 months to live (depended on the doctor). Dr. Tew agreed to see him; was completely upfront about possible negative...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Tew Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Orthopedic Surgery