Dr. Toma is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with 19 years experience, and he was awarded M.D. of the Quarter in 2011 by the John Muir Medical Center in Concord. He performs surgery at John Muir Medical Center, Mt. Diablo Medical Center. Dr. Toma began practicing orthopedic medicine in 1993 after earning his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School. His internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery gave him the confidence and skill necessary to develop innovative treatment programs that speed recovery and get results. Dr. Toma treats each case with enthusiasm and optimism. His jovial personality complements the cutting-edge medicine he provides, and his patient's appreciate his openness and attentive nature. Dr. Toma's greatest satisfaction comes from witnessing his patients' progress as they overcome challenges and return to their favorite activities. In his spare time, he likes to ski, bike, and play with his children.
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Dr. Toma's Care Philosophy
Dr. Toma has built a reputation as a caring and compassionate surgeon with outstanding technical skills. He will be your advocate, provide you with the best care available and educate you on all of the current treatment options. He is proud to provide quality care with the most cutting-edge procedures available and will always tailor a treatment plan that will meet your goals as well as your occupational, recreational and lifestyle needs. Dr. Toma's goal is to take an interactive approach to caring for patients. Education is a cornerstone of his practice as he believes that well-informed patients make the best decisions. Dr. Toma believes that many orthopedic conditions can be managed non-operatively, and is an advocate of physical therapy and other conservative treatments. However, if surgery is necessary, he utilizes minimally invasive techniques if at all possible to reduce pain, scarring, and functional limitations.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Toma to family and friends is 4.9 out of 5