Tyler R. Koski

Tyler R. Koski

Neurosurgeon at Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Meet Tyler R. Koski

Dr. Tyler Koski is a board certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Koski specializes in complex spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, reconstructive spine surgery and spinal stenosis surgery. He is an assistant professor of Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School's Department of Neurosurgery and the co-director at the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center.

Dr. Koski and his team also lead a support group at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for patients that have had or are in need of complex spinal reconstructions and who have adult spinal deformities. Northwestern's High Risk Spine protocol is a comprehensive multimodality evaluation and clinical pathway aimed at reducing complications in patients undergoing complex spinal surgeries which Dr. Koski has been a key contributor in the development. It is a pioneering effort and the first of its kind in spine surgery.

Dr. Koski is a part of the team that makes up the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center.

To Schedule a New Patient Appointment with Dr. Tyler Koski, please call 855-418-4233.

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How Tyler R. Koski Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Abnormal Posture
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Disc Disease
  • Craniovertebral Junction Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Head Trauma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Disc Disorder
  • Lumbar Disc Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries


  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • General Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Stenosis Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spine Oncology

Accolades for Tyler R. Koski

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Complex and Reconstructive Spinal Surgery - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Board of Directors of ONE Spine
  • Advisory Board for Spinecme.org
  • Co-Director at the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Professional Affiliations

  • Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Scoliosis Research Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Tyler R. Koski

259 E. Erie Street
Floor 13
Chicago, IL 60611
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