Dr. Tyler Koski, MD

Dr. Tyler Koski, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
44 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Tyler Koski, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 13-205

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Koski performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Koski's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Koski ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koski has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koski's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koski to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Koski's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

In my opinion , his ego and concern about what happens after surgery is disconcerting . I would not recommend him . Perhaps surgeons need to take some psych classes and learn how to interact with patients . He , along with other surgeons might want to learn how to say “ I’m sorry” when something...more
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Dr. Koski performed a C6-7 ACDF in the morning, I was home that night. Within two weeks I was back at work; after six weeks I was exercising again. Less than one year later I consider myself 99-percent. He and his staff are excellent! I would recommend him to anyone in need of a spinal surgery...more
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I was careful in my choice of doctors to perform my surgery. Besides the usual research, I noticed that at every level of the professional employees I encountered in various departments at Northwestern, all had a high opinion of him. As do I. I'm fortunate to have had him as my surgeon.
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Dr. Koski is a wonderful surgeon. Very knowledgeable and caring with his patients.
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Dr koski teaches his techniques to doctors in countries world wide as far as Australia & Poland. He did several fusions on my back to correct another doctor's work & because of a fall. I had scoliosis & stenosis among other things. I had been in 2 pain clinics, & had constant pain. My surgeries...more
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