Chadi Tannoury, MD, FAOA

Associate 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.


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  • Published on 5/1/2020

    Sing DC, Vora M, Yue JK, Silveira L, Tannoury C. Half of Unplanned Readmissions Following One or Two-Level Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Are Unrelated to Surgical Site. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 May 01; 45(9):573-579. PMID: 31770318.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Tannoury T, Kempegowda H, Haddadi K, Tannoury C. Complications Associated With Minimally Invasive Anterior to the Psoas (ATP) Fusion of the Lumbosacral Spine. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Oct 01; 44(19):E1122-E1129. PMID: 31261275.

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  • Published on 5/31/2019

    Tannoury C, Kleweno C, Kamath AF, Gary J. Comparison of opioid use and prescribing patterns in orthopedic surgery in Japan and the United States: A JOA-AOA Traveling Fellowship Investigation. J Orthop Sci. 2020 May; 25(3):520-524. PMID: 31155440.

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  • 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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