Creighton UniversityBachelor of Science – BS, Chemistry
Magna Cum Laude

Medical School

Loyola University Chicago Stritch
School of MedicineDoctor of Medicine – MD, Medicine

Residency Training in Orthopedic Surgery

University of Toledo Physicians, LLCChief Resident Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Born and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Kouri grew up in Peoria Illinois, son to an internal medicine doctor and a nurse. When he graduated from high school he started his college experience by moving to Omaha, Nebraska where he attended Creighton University. He graduated magna cum laude with highest honors in chemistry.

“My goal is to always treat each patient’s individual needs and goals. Whether you are a high-performance athlete or simply want to hold your grandchild, I will tailor individualized care to reduce your pain and improve your func­tion so that you may focus on liv­ing your life.” Dr. Anthony Kouri

Upon graduation Dr. Kouri headed off to Chicago to attend medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at University of Toledo Physicians, LLC, where he was Chief Resident of Orthopedic Surgery. As an orthopedic surgery resident he worked in the inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as performing over 2200 surgical cases.

Dr. Kouri went on to receive advanced training in adult and pediatric spine surgery during his fellowship in the John Hopkins Spine Surgery Fellowship program. This prestigious program provided him comprehensive training in evaluation and management of: degenerative cervical and lumbar pathologies, and complex spinal pathologies, including: adult spinal deformity, tumor and infection.

During his fellowship program 3Dr. Kouri is published in major journals including Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) and Spine Deformity, and delivered podium presentations at the annual meeting for the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).

Dr. Kouri enjoys all sorts of sports including golf and hockey, which he played for 15 years. He still loves to skate and play hockey with friends. He’s quite a hockey fan and has now begun following the Tampa Bay Lightning! He also loves to cook and spend time with his family.

Dr. Kouri will concentrate his time in our St. Petersburg and Safety Harbor locations.