Tyler R. Koski, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and is affiliated with the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute. Dr. Koski is also a member of the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, a prestigious group of medical specialists focused on providing high quality patient care and supporting Feinberg School of Medicine's research and academic efforts.
Dr. Koski’s interests include adult scoliosis and deformity, sagittal alignment, spinal cord and brain tumors and spinal and brain trauma. He conducts clinical research that focuses on improving outcomes for patients with complex spinal disorders and he has published numerous papers on a wide spectrum of spinal disorders.
Thanks in part to Dr. Koski, Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been chosen as one of only five centers across the country to conduct an NIH-funded trial investigating adult scoliosis. This will be the largest and only NIH-funded trial ever to investigate spinal deformity in adults.
Dr. Koski is a key contributor to the development of the Northwestern High Risk Spine Protocol, which is a comprehensive multimodality evaluation and clinical pathway aimed at reducing complications in patients undergoing complex spinal surgeries. It is a pioneering effort and the first of its kind in spine surgery.