About Dr. Kiehm

Columbus neurosurgery and spine care for more than 15 years


Dr. Kelly Kiehm graduated with honors in biomedical engineering from The Johns Hopkins University where he was inducted into Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honors society, and attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine.

After finishing his neurosurgical residency at The Ohio State University, he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive spinal surgery with Dr. Kevin Foley at The University of Tennessee in Memphis.

With more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Kiehm is a premier neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery in the cervical and lumbar regions. He opened Capital City Neurosurgery in 2014 in Columbus, OH. 

Capital City Neurosurgery and Dr. Kiehm also serve Mansfield, OH – with office hours available at our Mansfield office on Tuesdays. 

Capital City Neurosurgery is built on the goal of making sure that each patient is given the one-on-one attention they deserve.

He is married to Dr. Sarah Blake who is a board-certified interventional pain physician. She operates Capital City Pain Management in Columbus.



The Johns Hopkins University
B.S. Biomedical Engineering


Indiana University School of Medicine


The Ohio State University
Department of General Surgery
1999 – 2000


The Ohio State University
Department of Neurosurgery


University of Tennessee – Memphis
Minimally Invasive Spine Fellowship
2005 – 2006