John M. Tozzi, MD

Specializing in Joint Reconstruction & Replacement


Dr. John M. Tozzi

Dr. John M. Tozzi

Founding Member of Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersey

Dr. Tozzi, along with Dr. Clint Ferenz are the founding members of the Orthopaedic Institute of Central Jersy, which was established in 1988.

Dr. Tozzi finished his Orthopedic residency at the State University of New York, Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, where he spent five years in orthopedic training.

After residency, he did a fellowship in a joint replacement/comprehensive arthritis program (CAP fellowship) at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital in Downey, California. Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, which is comprised of 200 acres of orthopedic hospitals and rehabilitation facilities; and is the largest orthopedic rehabilitation facility in the world.

He is a member of the department of orthopedics at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and has been for the last twenty-five years, the chairman of the department of orthopedics and rehabilitation services.

In the department of orthopedics, the following services are under his direction.

  • Orthopedics and trauma orthopedics.
  • Spine surgery and spine trauma surgery.
  • Rehabilitation/Physiatry.
  • Podiatry foot and ankle service.

Dr. Tozzi, who is Board Certified and is a member of numerous societies. He is an orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty in joint replacement. Dr. Tozzi is also fluent in speaking Spanish.

He is an active member of his community and is involved in fundraisers, especially in support of The Alexandra Rose Tozzi Memorial Foundation, of which he is a founder. The foundation was created in honor of Dr. Tozzi’s daughter who was killed in a motor vehicle accident and whose organs were donated so that others may live. To date, the foundation has donated over $500,000 to needy causes in the community. The foundation focuses on organ donation awareness, access to educational opportunities for children in need, and environmental issues important to the preservation of the beach and surrounding areas. Dr. Tozzi and his wife Mary Jane have three other children and reside in Spring Lake, New Jersey.

He is especially proud of his large family which, in addition to his wife and children, includes over 30 nieces and nephews!

Dear Dr. Tozzi,
Thank you for helping me to walk again! When I came to you, I knew that I was in the “right” place! I waited too long, was scared to death, but appreciate your expertise in straightening my leg. I cannot express how grateful I am to have found you!

You once asked me if my knees affected my quality of life. I never realized how bad until you replaced them both. I’m loving my new life with my new knees.

“Dr. Tozzi been my Orthopedic Dr since 2007 always been very upfront professional and caring and his staff is just so courteous. I would recommend him to anyone who wants a true professional Doctor!!”


“Dr. Tozzi provided the best care that anyone could ever ask for, I gained back mobility and I have no more hip pain. Dr. Tozzi gave me the quality of life back that I had lost over the last few years. I cannot thank him and his excellent staff enough. I only wish I found him sooner.”


“Had my knee replaced by Doctor Tozzi.. everything has went smoother then I thought”


“I don’t think there’s any other as Dr. John M Tozzi. One word to describe him the greatest aside from God, 100% the greatest and best!”


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