Dr. James Edward Tozzi MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Tozzi is an orthopedic surgeon in Washington, District of Columbia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Tozzi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and one of 29 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Sibley Memorial Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

MedStar Washington Hospital Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1984 - 1985

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980 - 1984

Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 27 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Massive calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition at the craniovertebral junction.
el-Khoury, G. Y., Tozzi, J. E., Clark, C. R., Foucar, E., Menezes, A. H., Smoker, W. R.

Long-term follow-up of lower lumbar fusion patients.
Lehmann, T. R., Spratt, K. F., Tozzi, J. E., Weinstein, J. N., Reinarz, S. J., el-Khoury, G. Y., Colby, H.

Posterior atlantooccipital subluxation in Down syndrome.
El-Khoury, G. Y., Clark, C. R., Dietz, F. R., Harre, R. G., Tozzi, J. E., Kathol, M. H.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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