• Crestview Hills, KY
  • Highland Heights, KY
    • NKU Campus
  • Mt. Auburn
    • The Christ Hospital

Dr. Jonathon M. Spanyer is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip & knee surgery. His interests include total joint replacement, rapid recovery, outpatient joint surgery, and general orthopaedics. Dr. Spanyer sees patients at our Mt Auburn (The Christ Hospital), Crestview Hills, and Highland Heights (NKU) locations.


  • Bachelor's Degree University of Cincinnati, Biomedical Engineering
  • Medical Degree – University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency – University of Louisville, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Fellowship – Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Hip & Knee Replacement
  • Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • KY Medical License
  • OH Medical License
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction 
  • Kentucky Orthopedic Society 
  • American Medical Association
  • Golden Key International Honours Society
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • The Christ Hospital
  • Mercy Health – The Jewish Hospital
  • TriHealth – Bethesda North Hospital
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center
  • Cincinnati Magazine: Named "Top Doctor" 2018, 2020 - 2024

Dr. Spanyer has participated in several medical mission trips to underserved areas of Honduras, Ecuador, and Haiti.

While training at MGH/Harvard Medical School, Dr. Spanyer focused special attention on surgical techniques for Rapid Recovery after total joint replacement, perfecting techniques to allow his patients a more predictable and earlier return to home/daily activities. He has received numerous awards and honors for his work in the field of Orthopaedics, and has received multiple research grants and published and presented dozens of research studies both nationally and internationally during his career.

  • Being active in the community 
  • Medical Mission Trips
  • Scuba Diving
  • Running
  • Cycling/Road Biking