Joseph P. Tobin, MD, F.A.A.O.S. Independent Medical Examiner
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Other Locations: Hilton Head, SC

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Orthopedics

Specialty Focus: General Orthopaedics with with special interest in hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, ankle surgery, sports medicine, fractures, injuries to bones, muscles or joints. Neck and back pain.

Medical School: Georgetown University

License(s): South Carolina, Georgia

Years in Practice: 19

Experience:
  • 17 years performing IMEs
  • 675 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 250 times

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Active board certified orthopaedic surgeon currently treating both surgical and non-surgical patients. Surgeon is Fluent in Spanish and has over 17 years of experience in IMEs and Impairment Ratings and depositions. Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained in hip an knee replacement surgery. Performs IMEs for the Federal Government, Workers' Comp insurance companies, private law firms and others. Offices in Pooler Georgia (next to Savannah) and Hilton Head, S.C.. Experienced as Referee IME physician as well. Expertise in using the AMA impairment guidelines for impairment ratings. Credentialed and active surgical staff privileges at three hospitals: St. Joseph/Candler Hospital (Savannah, GA), Hilton Head Hospital (South Carolina), and the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head (Surgical Center). Graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic residency at Loyola University. My staff is ready to efficiently handle IME requests and appointments with a quick turnaround time. Will see patients in either Hilton Head, South Carolina or Pooler, Georgia office. Office staff and surgeon fluent in Spanish.