Excellence in Spine Surgery
Backed by Years of Experience.

Given the serious nature of Spine Surgery, all options should be evaluated prior to pursuing operative treatment.  However, when surgery is required, trust your care to a physician who has had more than 50,000 patient visits and performed more than 5,000 spine surgeries.


Patient Experiences

Hear and read true stories of my patients and their experiences with Beacon Orthopaedics and Spine.  You don't have to live with back pain.  Often times active adults return to even higher activity levels after a full recovery.

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Your Spine Care Team

Meet the physician extenders, medical assistants, and schedulers that will guide you through recovery. My team is hand-picked and designed specifically to give you the best spine care experience in the region.

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Videos and Blog

Not quite ready to see a spine surgeon? Are you curious about tips and techniques to maintain a healthy spine?  Or, if you simply want a better understanding of who I am and my approach to sports medicine, my blog should be helpful.

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Michael Rohmiller, MD

About Dr. Michael Rohmiller

Michael Rohmiller, M.D. is a native of Northern Kentucky, having graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed his internship in General Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and then went on to complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Rohmiller completed a fellowship in Spine Surgery at San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders and a second fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego / University of California in San Diego, CA. In 2005, Dr. Rohmiller returned to Greater Cincinnati and joined Cincinnati Spine Institute. He then moved his practice to Beacon Orthopaedics in 2013 and now sees patients at the Northern Kentucky location in Erlanger, Kentucky and at the Summit Woods location in Sharonville.

His special interests include pediatric spine surgery and scoliosis, adult scoliosis surgery, and minimally invasive surgery of the spine. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, Scoliosis Research Society, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Michael Rohmiller, M.D., was named to Cincinnati Magazines list of “Top Doctors” seven times since 2010. Dr. Rohmiller is the only board certified, fellowship-trained spine surgeon with a practice in Northern Kentucky.

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"Dr. Rohmiller and the staff work like a well-oiled machine but with great personal detail and compassion! All other medical offices could take a lesson from them!!! I am thankful to have their team looking out for my health!" - Holly


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Back pain although very common (up to 90% of the general population will  have an episode of back pain in their life is not normal.  Back soreness that can be seen with overuse (feeling of soreness) usually goes away fairly quickly.  Back pain that does not go away within a few weeks usually needs treatment including medication, therapy, or injections.  If someone has radiating pain, weakness, or loss of function this could be a sign of something more severe.

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The origin of spinal pain can be degenerative, traumatic, neoplastic or metabolic, with vast majority being degenerative and traumatic.  Most low back pain follows injury or trauma to the back.  Obesity, smoking, weight gain during pregnancy, stress, poor physical condition, posture inappropriate for the activity being performed, and poor sleeping position also may contribute to low back pain.

"Dr. Rohmiller is a God send. He did surgery on my back which we weren’t sure would work. I was in very bad shape. I could barely walk because the pain was so excruciating so we took the risk. I’m now walking pain free, and able to be walk upright. I would like to say Thank You to him and the awesome physical therapy center for all they have done for me!" - Stephanie

Primary Locations:

To provide convenient access to top quality spine care, Dr. Rohmiller sees patients at two of Beacon's locations: Beacon Northern Kentucky in Erlanger as well as Beacon Summit Woods in Sharonville.

Northern Kentucky Orthopaedist

600 Rodeo Drive
Erlanger, KY 41018

Sharonville Orthopaedics

500 E Business Way
Sharonville, OH 45241

University of Kentucky College of Medicine – M.D., Summa Cum Laude 1994-1998
University of Kentucky – B.S. AgriculturalBiotechnology, Summa Cum Laude 1990-1994
Internship in General Surgery - Vanderbilt University Medical Center 1998-1999
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery – Vanderbilt University Medical Center 1999-2003
Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – 2007
Re-certification - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - 2016
Fellowship in Spine Surgery – San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia - fellowship director 2004-2005
Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis Surgery – Children’s Hospital of San Diego / University of California, San Diego, Dr. Dennis Wenger - fellowship director, 2003-2004

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Professional Affiliations:

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american academy of orthopaedic surgeons
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  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society
  • Northern Kentucky Medical Society
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Social Fraternity – alumnus
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Society