Dr. James Edward Tozzi, MD

Dr. James Edward Tozzi, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-6602

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Specialties
  • Spine Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • absent vertebrae
  • broken coccyx
  • bulging disc
  • cauda equina syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • anterior vertebral body tethering
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the cervical spine
  • artificial disc replacement surgery in the lumbar spine
  • back surgery
  • cervical decompression
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About the Provider

James Edward Tozzi, MD, is a member of the MedStar Georgetown Orthopaedic Institute and performs surgery at our MedStar Washington Hospital Center location. Dr. Tozzi's clinical interests include: spinal disorders (cervical, lumbar), spinal stenosis, disc herniation (cervical, lumbar), spinal deformity, arthritis (hip, knee), minimally-invasive joint replacement and hip and knee revisions. Dr. Tozzi treats these conditions in a superb, state-of-the-art orthopaedic facility at the Hospital Center.

Dr. Tozzi chose his specialty of orthopaedic surgery because he enjoys reconstructing and fixing things. He states that technology allows him to work in a field that is challenging and rewarding. Dr. Tozzi loves what he does because he has the ability to make people whole and to help them return to a full life. He is a straightforward doctor who takes pride in plainly explaining diagnoses and situations to his patients. He focuses on working with people to understand their wishes and goals and deliver on those. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Tozzi says that he's at the top of his game. He enjoys relating to people and helping to improve their lives.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (1985)
  • Residency Program: Rutgers Univ School of Medicine (1984)
  • Internship Program: UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School (1979)
  • Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine (1978)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.


Practice Locations
  • 106 Irving Street Northwest
    5TH FL.
    Suite NW
    Washington, DC 20010
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    Phone: (202) 877-6000
    Fax: (202) 877-6602

Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital