James Edward Tozzi, MD James Edward Tozzi, MD

James Edward Tozzi, MD

About

James Edward Tozzi, MD, is a member of the MedStar Georgetown Orthopaedic Institute and performs surgery at our MedStar Washington Hospital Center location. Dr. Tozzi’s clinical interests include: spinal disorders (cervical, lumbar), spinal stenosis, disc herniation (cervical, lumbar), spinal deformity, arthritis (hip, knee), minimally-invasive joint replacement and hip and knee revisions. Dr. Tozzi treats these conditions in a superb, state-of-the-art orthopaedic facility at the Hospital Center.

Dr. Tozzi chose his specialty of orthopaedic surgery because he enjoys reconstructing and fixing things. He states that technology allows him to work in a field that is challenging and rewarding. Dr. Tozzi loves what he does because he has the ability to make people whole and to help them return to a full life. He is a straightforward doctor who takes pride in plainly explaining diagnoses and situations to his patients. He focuses on working with people to understand their wishes and goals and deliver on those. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Tozzi says that he’s at the top of his game. He enjoys relating to people and helping to improve their lives.

Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Education
  • Residency Program Rutgers Univ School of Medicine - 1984
  • Internship Program UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School - 1979
  • Fellowship Program University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - 1985
  • Medical School Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine - 1978
  • Fellowship Program University of Iowa College of Medicine - 1985
  • Medical School Univ Autonoma De Guadalajara -
  • Medical School Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara - 1978
  • Residency Program UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School - 1984

Locations

106 Irving Street Northwest, Washington, DC, 20010
Phone: 202-877-6000

Insurance

MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.