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Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Joseph Tauro is a renowned and dedicated orthopedic surgeon working in Toms River, NJ. He received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry NJ and continued on to complete a residency in orthopedic care at the same university. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. In conjunction with his medical practice, Dr. Tauro has conducted major research in the areas of minimally invasive surgery of the knee, hip, and shoulder joints and owns multiple patents for anatomic rotator cuff repair. He is a Master Instructor of shoulder arthroscopy, holds an academic position at New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ, and is a member of multiple local and national professional associations. Dr. Tauro provides care for hand and foot problems, all major joint problems, sports injuries, orthopedic trauma, and degenerative diseases. He uses minimally invasive and arthroscopic surgery techniques.

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  • Orthopedic Surgeon

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Hospital affiliations

  • Community Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Awards and publications

  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Master Instructor of Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroscopy Association of America
  • Medical Director, Physician's Surgicenter (Toms River, NJ)

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

Joseph Tauro

9 Hospital Dr

Toms River, NJ 08755

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Excellent care.
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Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff.
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The entire office is clean, and the office staff is very professional. Everyone is thorough and concerned for patients. I am extremely pleased with all visits.
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