Tony Y. Tannoury, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Tony Tannoury
617.414.6257

Biography

Dr. Tony Tannoury is Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine & Director of Spine Services at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Upon completing his residency training at Georgetown University in Washington, DC he headed to Charlottesville, Virginia for a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Tannoury is a pioneer in spine surgery, specifically through minimally invasive procedures. Through his vision, skill, and expertise Dr. Tannoury makes minimally invasive spinal surgery possible and he is constantly working to create simpler more effective means to treat patients.

Dr. Tannoury is a teacher. He is devoted to educating residents, fellows, and colleagues alike on the exciting world of less invasive spinal surgery and its possibilities. His academic involvement enables him to share his knowledge with surgeons from around the world through multiple research papers, presentations, and publications.

Dr. Tannoury’s research focus and clinical interest covers minimally invasive spinal surgery, safety and efficacy in the treatment of acute traumatic conditions and all aspects of degenerative disc disease such as stenosis, disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, and scoliosis among others.

As a pioneer, teacher, and researcher in his field, Dr. Tannoury seizes opportunities to educate others. In addition to his multiple publications and lecture appearances, he is the Founder and President of the Spinal Progress and Innovation for the Near East, a founding member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (SMISS) and serves as an Editor and Reviewer for The Spine Journal.

Education

  • Lebanese University, MD

Publications

  • 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 4/1/2017

    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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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Peterson JC, Arnold PM, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Fehlings MG, Hart RA, Hilibrand AS, Nassr A, Rahman RK, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Mroz TE, Currier BL, De Giacomo AF, Fogelson JL, Jobse BC, Massicotte EM, Riew KD. Misplaced Cervical Screws Requiring Reoperation. Global Spine J. 2017 Apr; 7(1 Suppl):46S-52S. PMID: 28451491.

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  • Published on 4/1/2017

    O'Neill KR, Fehlings MG, Mroz TE, Smith ZA, Hsu WK, Kanter AS, Steinmetz MP, Arnold PM, Mummaneni PV, Chou D, Nassr A, Qureshi SA, Cho SK, Baird EO, Smith JS, Shaffrey C, Tannoury CA, Tannoury T, Gokaslan ZL, Gum JL, Hart RA, Isaacs RE, Sasso RC, Bumpass DB, Bydon M, Corriveau M, De Giacomo AF, Derakhshan A, Jobse BC, Lubelski D, Lee S, Massicotte EM, Pace JR, Smith GA, Than KD, Riew KD. A Multicenter Study of the Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes of Cervical Dural Tears. Global Spine J. 2017 Apr; 7(1 Suppl):58S-63S. PMID: 28451493.

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  • Published on 5/1/2005

    Tannoury T, Crowl AC, Battaglia TC, Chan DP, Anderson DG. An anatomical study comparing standard fluoroscopy and virtual fluoroscopy for the placement of C1-2 transarticular screws. J Neurosurg Spine. 2005 May; 2(5):584-8. PMID: 15945433.

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  • Published on 1/1/2005

    Battaglia TC, Tannoury T, Crowl AC, Chan DP, Anderson DG. A cadaveric study comparing standard fluoroscopy with fluoroscopy-based computer navigation for screw fixation of the odontoid. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2005; 14(4):175-80. PMID: 16442015.

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  • Published on 6/1/2004

    Tannoury TY, Zmurko MG, Tannoury CA, Anderson DG, Chan DP. Multiple unstable cervical fractures with cord compromise treated nonoperatively: a case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2004 Jun 1; 29(11):E234-8. PMID: 15167674.

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