Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD

Dr. Joseph Tauro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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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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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Specialties

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tauro to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I was sent to this "DOCTOR" for an IME .. Through my NEW JERSERY MANUFACTORS insurance company. I thought They were a great company Until THIS "DOCTOR" And I use this term loosely due to he never saw me before was suppose to evaluate me . Never even looked at my MRI and briefly looked at my...more
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Worst experience I ever had-almost died on the table with anesthesiologist mistake. No compassion. Surgi center is a dump next to a deli. 0 stars I would give this character. Patient Beware !
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