Tyler Robert Koski

  • 1646 Citations
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Research Interests

Dr. Koski has a strong interest in adult spinal deformity, spine tumors, and complex revision surgeries. He is actively involved in research focused on patient outcomes, spinal sagittal alignment, and quality of life in adults with spine deoformity.

Certifications and Licenses

Neurological Surgery

Training Experience

2006Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Michigan State University

… → 2000


  • Aging Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Revision spine surgery
  • Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Alignment and Biomechanics
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Oncology
  • Spine Trauma

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Grants 2009 2023

Research Output 2003 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment for Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis

Kelly, M. P., Lurie, J. D., Yanik, E. L., Shaffrey, C. I., Baldus, C. R., Boachie-Adjei, O., Buchowski, J. M., Carreon, L. Y., Crawford, C. H., Edwards, C., Errico, T. J., Glassman, S. D., Gupta, M. C., Lenke, L. G., Lewis, S. J., Kim, H. J., Koski, T. R., Parent, S., Schwab, F. J., Smith, J. S. & 2 othersZebala, L. P. & Bridwell, K. H., Feb 20 2019, In : The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 101, 4, p. 338-352 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sample Size
4 Citations (Scopus)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of Low-Dose Tranexamic Acid versus Placebo to Reduce Red Blood Cell Transfusion During Complex Multilevel Spine Fusion Surgery

Northwestern High Risk Spine Group, Feb 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 110, p. e572-e579

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tranexamic Acid
Erythrocyte Transfusion
Randomized Controlled Trials
1 Citation (Scopus)
Intraoperative Monitoring
Prone Position
Evoked Potentials
Pathologic Constriction
Patient Positioning
1 Citation (Scopus)

Management of Isolated Atlas Fractures: A Retrospective Study of 65 Patients

Kim, H. S., Cloney, M. B., Koski, T. R., Smith, Z. A. & Dahdaleh, N. S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retrospective Studies
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Wounds and Injuries
1 Citation (Scopus)
Odds Ratio
Pulmonary Embolism