Chadi Tannoury, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Chadi Tannoury
850 Harrison Ave


Dr. Chadi Tannoury was born in Lebanon and earned his medical training at the Lebanese University of Beirut, and completed his Orthopaedic residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and his fellowship training in Spine surgery at RUSH university medical center in Chicago.

Dr. Tannoury is trained to treat a wide spectrum of spinal pathologies including but not limited to minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal surgery for degenerative conditions, reconstructive spinal surgery for deformative conditions, and surgery for spinal trauma.

While in training, Dr. Tannoury won multiple awards and honors recognizing his outstanding clinical achievements and highlighting the outstanding level of kindness and compassion for the patient entrusted to his care. Additionally, Dr. Tannoury extensively investigated and published numerous basic science and groundbreaking clinical orthopaedic researches.

Through his clinical and academic achievements, Dr. Tannoury proved a national and international distinction via multiple podium presentations, grand rounds presentations, and contributed to the orthopaedic literature with more than 50 peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and selected abstracts.

Moreover, Dr. Tannoury’s work expanded beyond the art of medicine into the art of medical illustrations, and his drawings complimented multiple publications and contributed to better understanding of various spinal pathologies and surgical techniques.


  • Lebanese University, MD


  • Published on 10/3/2018

    Kamath AF, Kleweno CP, Gary JL, Tannoury C. The 2018 American Orthopaedic Association-Japanese Orthopaedic Association (AOA-JOA) Traveling Fellowship. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Oct 03; 100(19):e126. PMID: 30278003.

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  • Published on 7/29/2018

    Tannoury C. Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Adjacent Segment Disease: An illustrative case of Anterolateral Retroperitoneal Psoas-Sparing (Anterior To Psoas; ATP) Approach. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2018.

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  • Published on 7/25/2018

    Tannoury C, Tannoury T. Anterolateral Retroperitoneal Psoas-Sparing (Anterior To Psoas: ATP) Lumbar Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Spine and Adult Deformity: Surgical Technique and The Evidence. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2018.

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  • Published on 7/17/2018

    Tannoury C. Minimally Invasive Conquest to The Lumbar Interbody Space. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2018.

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  • Published on 1/11/2018

    Chokshi FH, Kadom N, Dwivedi N, Kundu S, Moussa AY, Tannoury C, Tannoury T. Radiographic Cobb Angle: A Feature of Congenital Lumbar Spine Stenosis. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2019 Jan; 48(1):45-49. PMID: 29422329.

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  • Published on 8/1/2017

    Chen EY, Stratton C, Mercer B, Hohler A, Tannoury TY, Tannoury C. Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Elective Spinal Surgery. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Aug; 25(8):587-593. PMID: 28644175.

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  • Published on 4/7/2017

    Tannoury C, Mercer B, Tannoury T. Minimally Invasive Retroperitoneal Anterolateral Psoas-Sparing (ATP) Lumbosacral Fusion: Is It Safe?. 10th Annual Lumbar Spine Research Meeting (LSRS) - Electronic Poster # 12 April 6-7, 2017, Chicago, Illinois. 2017.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Thompson SE, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Nassr A, Mroz TE, Fish DE, Wang JC, Fehlings MG, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Tortolani PJ, Traynelis VC, Gokaslan Z, Hilibrand AS, Isaacs RE, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Sasso RC, Arnold PM, Buser Z, Bydon M, Clarke MJ, De Giacomo AF, Derakhshan A, Jobse B, Lord EL, Lubelski D, Massicotte EM, Steinmetz MP, Smith GA, Pace J, Corriveau M, Lee S, Cha PI, Chatterjee D, Gee EL, Mayer EN, McBride OJ, Roe AK, Yanez MY, Stroh DA, Than KD, Riew KD. C5 Palsy After Cervical Spine Surgery: A Multicenter Retrospective Review of 59 Cases. Global Spine J. 2017 Apr; 7(1 Suppl):64S-70S. PMID: 28451494.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Nagoshi N, Fehlings MG, Nakashima H, Tetreault L, Gum JL, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Traynelis VC, Arnold PM, Mroz TE, Gokaslan ZL, Bydon M, De Giacomo AF, Jobse BC, Massicotte EM, Riew KD. Prevalence and Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Reintubation After Anterior Cervical Spine Surgery: Results From the AOSpine North America Multicenter Study on 8887 Patients. Global Spine J. 2017 Apr; 7(1 Suppl):96S-102S. PMID: 28451501.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Ghobrial GM, Harrop JS, Sasso RC, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Arnold PM, Fehlings MG, Mroz TE, De Giacomo AF, Jobse BC, Rahman RK, Thompson SE, Riew KD. Anterior Cervical Infection: Presentation and Incidence of an Uncommon Postoperative Complication. Global Spine J. 2017 Apr; 7(1 Suppl):12S-16S. PMID: 28451485.

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