Boston University Medical Center Appoints New Orthopaedic Surgeon

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(Boston) – Andover resident Tony Tannoury, M.D., has been named an orthopaedic surgeon at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM).

Tannoury’s research covers image guidance in spine surgery that offers improved accuracy through smaller incisions, minimally invasive spine surgery for cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. He also worked on mechanism and predictors of disc degeneration.

“We are pleased that Dr. Tannoury will be joining our world class orthopaedic department at BMC. His experience and commitment to the well-being of patients will be an immediate asset to BMC and the community,” said Elaine Ullian, BMC president and CEO.

Most recently, Tannoury served as chief of orthopaedic surgery at Williamson Memorial Hospital in Williamson, West Virginia.

After receiving his medical degree from Lebanese University School of Medicine, Tannoury completed his residency training at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He then completed a spine surgery fellowship at the University of Virginia after which he stayed on as assistant professor of orthopedic and spinal surgery.

Tannoury, whose specialty is minimally invasive spine surgery, is the author of many articles and book chapters on spinal diseases and fracture care. He has been a guest presenter at various national and international meetings and grand rounds. He is also a member of the American Medical Association.