Dr. Jonathan A. ForbesUSA
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, USA
Current Position
2018 to present Staff Neurosurgeon, University of Cincinnati Dept. of Neurosurgery
Academic Experiences
2017 - 2018Skull Base Fellow, Weil Cornell Medical Center
Professional Experiences
2013 - 2017Staff Neurosurgeon United States Air Force
Specialty & Expertise
Skull base
Cranial tumor
About Me
Dr. Forbes is a fellowship-trained, board-certified neurosurgeon with expertise and interest in open and minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of pathology of the cranial base. During his neurosurgical residency at Vanderbilt University, he received numerous national accolades including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Synthes Craniofacial Award for Research in Neurotrauma as well as the AANS Top Gun Award. After completing his chief year of neurosurgical residency at Vanderbilt in 2013, Dr. Forbes went on to fulfill a 4-year commitment with the U.S. Air Force. After an honorable discharge from the military, he completed a minimally invasive skull base fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City prior to joining the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute’s Department of Neurosurgery. Since joining UC in 2018, Dr. Forbes has been recognized as a “UC Top 1% of Patient Experience” award winner and a finalist for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons “Innovator of the Year” Award. During his time at UC, Dr. Forbes has been involved in the creation of 6 patents and has received 5 research grants from highly competitive entities such as North American Skull Base Society, AO Spine, and UC Pilot. In 2023, he received Cincinnati Business Courier’s Health Care Hero Award: Innovation Category. To date, Dr. Forbes has contributed to over 80 peer-reviewed publications.