Dr. James Tovey, MD

Dr. James Tovey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Tovey, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Hillsborough, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

751 US Highway 206 Ste 101

Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Contact Information

(908) 314-4187

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • MagnaCare
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Tovey

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Tovey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Tovey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Less

Read Less
41

Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Less

Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tovey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tovey does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tovey and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Tovey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tovey to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Tovey's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Newton, NJ
Dr. Tovey and physician's assistant John Jacobi have treated me for a pylon fracture of the ankle. They have explained things clearly, been friendly and helpful at all stages and available when I have needed reassurance. I highly recommend them and their pleasant office staff.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Hillsborough, NJ
Just a kind wonderful Doctor who will listen and who will also take the time to explain everything and anything you need.
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Hillsborough, NJ
Their system hiccuped and they immediately sent me to collections. I had to chase them down in order to pay. They do not ever answer the phone in the office, it's impossible to get a hold of anyone there. Regarding the problem that I had, I made all of the decisions and told them what to do. they...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Flemington, NJ
Dr. Tovey is a kind, compassionate, Harvard educated down to earth professional. He has my complete trust. Both myself and my 80 something Mom are patients of his. He is patient with my Mother. Dr. Tovey also operated on my son who is a Nurse. When my son was deciding who to have knee surgery...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
in Bound brook, nj
It was horrible, he only wanted to try physical therapy, did not go beyond an x-ray done at the hospital even though we asked for an mri, or to drain and give a cortisone shot. After at least a month he finally ordered the mri, which showed nothing, then began talking about knee replacement. Once I...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful

Are you Dr. Tovey?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Orthopedic Sports Medicine
(105)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(81)
Orthopedic Surgery
(30)
Orthopedic Surgery
(38)
Orthopedic Surgery
(69)
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
(60)
Orthopedic Surgery
(61)
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
(59)
Orthopedic Surgery
(89)
Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
(27)