Main position/role: Lecturer, Osaka Metropolitan University, Osaka, Japan
|Koji Tamai MD, PhD is Japanese board certified spine surgeon, currently a lecturer at Osaka Metropolitan University, Osaka, Japan. He is a chair of the SPINE20 Publication and Recommendation task force in 2021. In addition to the works as spine surgeons, he loves to conduct research to develop better treatment strategies for spinal disease. His major research field is cervical spine, but recently he is also performing several research projects about the improvement
of patient’s Quality of Life, large scale cohort studies detecting the effect of COVID 19, artificial intelligence in spinal diagnosis and surgery, as well as basic science.