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Dr. Koski reviewed my images with me in detail. He carefully explained his plan. He answered all my questions. His team provided all the information I needed and explained the next steps. All all was done efficiently and cheerfully.
Realizing that I needed spinal surgeon, I researched and interviewed three spinal surgeons. Dr Tyler Koski and his office team offered me more information than the others and inspired greater confidence.
All I can say is that he is professional, caring and explains what is going to be done and talks to me in a nice way I can understand what he is explaining. He is a wonderful doctor and I am so happy to have him. Northwestern should be proud they have someone like him. His Resident was great also.
on time, took time with me to answer questions, explained his reasoning for my treatment, was very knowledgable on spinal deformities, personal, took me seriously and listened to my concerns, did not jump to surgery and explained the pro's and con's of having the procedure, put a reasonable time line to follow-up and stated where his vision was to treat me that he believed would provide me with a good quality life
I went to Dr. Koski for a second opinion. I feel I received a honest & detailed assessment of my symptoms. Dr. Koski took his time explaining his assessment & answered my questions. In the future, if I need surgery, I would go to Dr. Koski.
Very caring; very professional; very experienced; very thorough in his diagnosis of my problem. Dr Koski made me feel comfortable with my decision to go ahead with the surgery. He is an excellent clinician.
I've had surgery in the past with Dr. Cybowski and the care was excellent. I now find myself needing more neurological surgery. I waited two and a half months for an appointment with Dr, Koski because I wanted the same care I received in the past.
I have had only one meeting with Dr. Koski. He was personable and explained things very well. Based on the outcome of my CT SCAN, I may have further meetings with him.I was referred to him by Dr. Smith, a highly regarded neurosurgeon in South Bend. My pain management Dr. (Kathryn Park) in South Bend about could not say enough positive statements about Dr. Koski's work. It sounds like he is the BEST in his field.
Dr. Koski and his team are so knowledgable, professional, & thoughtful! Every person I interacted with in his office, from the X-Ray technician, to Dr. Koski's RN, to Dr. Koski himself are all whip-smart & empathic. Dr. Koski presented different synopses that could require different approaches to helping my back heal. As his colleague at MGH, Dr. John Shin said, Dr. Koski is not an aggressive 'jock' surgeon, but rather is conservative & clearly is thinking about what is best for the patient.
I have total faith in Dr. Koski. I appreciate his conservative approach as far as ruling out every possible cause of my pain before even considering major surgery. As I wrote above, Gretchen is amazing too & I have faith in her.
I am responding for my husband. We were so impressed by Dr. Koski's quick response to my husband's request for a virtual communication - not by a staff member but Dr. Koski himself. We could tell by the virtual that he really cared about my husband. The staff is so efficient and caring. If you call, it is answered immediately. My husband likes him already!
Dr. Tyler Koski has a reputation of being one of the best if not the best, back surgeons at Northwestern Memorial and in Chicago. I wanted to get two or three opinions so I went to the top back surgeons. Dr. Koski was really good in his analysis and suggested procedures.
I felt that Dr. Tyler Koski and his assisting doctor really tried to identify the issues through the questions they asked. They also had spent enough time reviewing the MRI's and xrays to get an understanding of my spinal stenosis and degenerative disc situation. The recommendation they made is consistent with what my main ortho doctor, Dr. Tom Hudgins, was suggesting, but needed to proceed after surgical consult.
Dr Koski sat down, asked a number of questions, and went over my MRIs' and other tests. Based on that information he gave his prognosis, while showing me what he based his conclusions on from my MRIs' and answered all my questions. Then told me what my options were and next steps. I was very impressed.
Dr. Koski and his team are outstanding. Everyone on the team is so caring and thoughtful. Dr. Koski is an extraordinary surgeon. Everyone we encountered throughout the Northwestern system was terrific.
Very efficient team!Dr. Roxanna was excellent!Dr. Koski was personable, extremely knowledgeable, had done his review of my case and thoroughly explained recommendations for next steps and viable game plan for reducing my pain.
Dr. Koski and staff are very kind and responsive. They respond to communications quickly. In person the same applies...very polite, considerate, understanding and willing to provide you with clear concise answers to any questions. I find this staff to professional in every aspect. I am very confident in Dr. Koski and his entire staff.
Dr. Koski was very clear and concise with his explanations of my back concerns. He showed me diagnostic images and then illustrated on the computer what he would do to address these concerns. .These procedures made it easier for me to understand the procedures he recommended. He also gave me time for questions and was calm and relaxed in his manner. I felt he inspired confidence in his approach and it made me more comfortable when choosing him for my procedure.
Dr. Koski takes time to explain important details about your specific case, but more importantly he listens to all questions and concerns. His bedside manner is great and he definitely makes you feel at ease when making decisions regarding your health.
Dr Koski not only is a very knowledgeable and skilled surgeon/physician, but he is also very professional and thorough in his approach to Communicating with patients. His entire team is very, very good and I have 100% trust in his skill and judgment.
Dr. Tyler and his staff are professional, kind, and extremely efficient. Dr. Tyler specializes in spinal abnormalities and did a fantastic job on my 12-vertebra spine fusion for scoliosis. He was referred to me as a second medical opinion, and I'm so glad I went with Dr. Koski for this major surgical procedure. I think I'm actually taller now, too!
Dr. Koski and staff are terrific. The care that you receive from Dr. Koski and the other medical staff, to me, is unmatched anywhere! Even beyond this, if there is any question needing an answer there is a very quick and professional response. My wife and I give you our huge thank you!
Dr Koski and team are simply the best. Their knowledge, communication with patient and family, bedside manner, follow up and kindness are what every single medical professional should strive for. I can't say enough about the entire team!!
Dr. Koski answered all my questions and was very thorough and his explanation of what is going on with my spine. He took care to make sure that all my questions were answered and then I understood what the issues are.
The entire staff was friendly and thoughtful during the appoitnment. Dr Koski was very helpful and knowledgable in discussing my options for treatment. Very satisfied and feel confident about next steps needed.
Dr. Koski, is a very skilled, caring surgeon. Those two adjectives are not Always in the same sentence for some doctors. The care I have received From Dr. Koski, and the medical center have been exceptional. I would recommend both to other people.
Staff was very proffesional, kind and helpful..Nurses were outstanding, they were always there for you..Dr. Koski was plasant, easy to understand and answered all my questions. He explained differnt ways to improve my walking. My back turned out beautufully.It looks so much better that everyone notices it. Hes number one in my book.
Dr Koski takes time to explain things very carefully - the patient experience is that he really cares and respects you. ..Checking in, getting XRays and getting established was quick and efficient. The team is very friendly
I have known Dr. Koski for ten years; he is always very professional and pays attention to my goals for the encounter, not just his medical goals. He is very responsive and writes excellent chart notes. His assistant, Angie Tosaw, is always particularly helpful, as well.
Dr. Koski was initially selected based on his credentials and from watching some of his videos. He explained where I am with my test results and the steps to be taken. I came to him looking for more options and that is what I left with.
Dr. Koski is a superb surgeon, his staff is attentive and quick to respond and patient and reassuring. In fact everyone that I have come into contact with (from the check-in, the X-ray technicians, the nurses all the way to Dr. Koski) is confident and kind and exudes professionalism.
He took his time to explain what my problem was by showing me the results from the MRI on his computer screen. In addition, he was very thorough, and, at every step, he asked me whether I had any further questions. I felt very comfortable talking to him.
I was given a good examination by his team. DR. Koski wanted more current imaging and prescribed a physical therapy evaluation before going any further. He took the time to answered my questions and concerns.
I felt that Dr. Koski was thorough, kind, and had my best interest in mind. I liked his team members that I met and they all were very understanding of my problems and confident in Dr. Koski's ability to help me. They scheduled my surgery and gave me all the information that I will need preop. I look forward to their expertise in the ability to make my life better.
Dr.Koski was SUPER approachable and down to earth. He didn't use "doctor speak".... he made sure I understood my treatment options in a clear and concise manner. He also didn't rush through my consult at all... he took the time to listen to any of my concerns, and made sure I was comfortable with my treatment plan. .Healthcare needs more physicians like Dr.Koski....
Dr Koski is an excellent doctor. I have no doubt his care and treatment contributed greatly to saving my life, and I'm not convinced another doctor would've been able to do so. I don't think much more can be said.
They were very concerned with my time. They kept apologizing for running over when most doctors wouldn't have paid any attention to that. They are very diligent asking about my pain levels and making sure they had a clear idea about what I was talking about before moving on.
The staff that helped me coordinate my visit was extremely helpful. Dr. Koski was great! He listened to me and walked through all my questions. I would definitely recommend him and his staff to friends and family.
I was very impressed with Northwestern Medical, Dr. Koski 's expertise and professionalism, and I was very pleased with his staff, and the hospital staff. They were all incredibly talented and very personable.
First of all, Dr. Koski was recommended by another patient whose opinion I trust. And Dr. Koski was very thorough with his explanations to me. He didn't appear rushed. He was knowledgeable, patient and caring.
I have a lot of confidence in Dr. Koski. He seemed truly concerned about my total health before proceeding with surgery. He put an entire plan together to make sure I have the best results possible for a successful outcome. I didn't feel rushed during our visit, or that I left his office with any unanswered questions.
Dr. Tyler was cautious with moving forward with surgical intervention pending the results of Xrays and tests from our follow-up appointment. Once necessary surgery was confirmed, he advised the length of the hospital stay. Thereafter, OT/PT review would be made.
Dr Koski was friendly and took time to explain and answer questions. He was obviously very intelligent and knowledgeable in his field but he explained in a way a layman can understand. If I need surgery I will be seeking Dr Koski's services.