Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD

Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Toms River, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

9 Hospital Dr # 14

Toms River, NJ 08755

Contact Information

(732) 341-6226

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 94% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

90  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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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

  • Manhattan College, School Of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tauro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tauro's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tauro to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tauro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Very happy with my choice to use Dr Tauro for my hip replacement
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My experience with Dr.Tauro from beginning to end was superior! From the first visit, he explained his thinking and plan. I followed up with him after PT and MRI and was told surgery for rotator cuff repair was necessary. Office staff helped with the process, and I was prepared for each step of...more
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Was concerned about having rotator cuff surgery and the end results. Had the surgery in October, was in PT two days later. After two months of PT I had full range of motion back. At three months I was back in the gym with a light workout. At six months, very happy and back to my normal routine. ...more
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We were referred to Dr. Tauro by another orthopedist due to his expertise in joint replacement surgery. We have already refer patients to Dr. Tauro. He combines expertise with concern and caring. He evidenced a wonderful sense of humor. Of major importance is the fact that he spends the time...more
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This poor excuse of a human calls himself a "doctor" but is nothing more than a good fiction writer. He wrote in his "report" that he examined me, the guy hardly said a word to me. In fact his " nurse" said more to me than he did.
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