Dr. Vernon Thorpe Tolo MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Vernon Tolo is an orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 46 years. He is one of 77 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 13 at Children's Hospital Los Angeles who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Pediatric Orthopedics

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Huntington Memorial Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #7 in Orthopedics

Keck Hospital of USC
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1969–1970

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1972–1975

Johns Hopkins University
Internship, Transitional Year, 1968–1969

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Simple Steps to Minimize Spine Infections in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
Myung, K. S.,Glassman, D. M.,Tolo, V. T.,Skaggs, D. L.

Stability and change in 2012.
Tolo, V.T.

Orthopaedic journals and conflict of interest.
Tolo, V.T.

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