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About Joseph P. Tobin, MD, FAAOS

About Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery

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Joseph Tobin, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon providing superior services at Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery. The practice has offices in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Pooler, Georgia, where Dr. Tobin treats children and adults with sports injuries and other musculoskeletal conditions.


Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery specializes in surgical and non-surgical solutions for hip, knee, shoulder, and hand disorders. Dr. Tobin also treats pain and injuries in the ankles, feet, wrists, and elbows and delivers effective neck and back pain and arthritis treatment. Dr. Tobin graduated from New York City’s Fordham University in the Bronx and earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington DC, graduating top of his class. He completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.


Outside of our practice

Dr. Tobin also received a prestigious reconstructive joint surgery fellowship from the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia. In addition to his extensive training and over 20 years of practice, Dr. Tobin has completed orthopedic research projects, published scientific papers, and given national presentations.


Patients at Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery can choose where to have their surgery; Dr. Tobin has permissions at St. Joseph’s and Candler Hospitals in Savannah, Georgia, the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head, and the Hilton Head Hospital. Patients benefit from state-of-the-art boutique-style service, receiving individual, specialized care in a welcoming environment where they are treated like family. Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery has convenient X-ray facilities on-site and supplies orthopedic medical supplies and equipment. Score Sportsmedicine, LLC, delivers comprehensive in-office physical therapy in close cooperation with Dr. Tobin.

To find out more about the benefits of being a patient at Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery, call the Hilton Head or Pooler office today or book an appointment online. 


Words from our patients

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    "I had several things wrong with me Dr Tobin was able to find out each area that he needed to fix and he fixed it right the first time"

    Mary M.
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    "We are grateful to Dr. Tobin and his kind staff."

    Barbara M.
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    "Dr. Tobin is a fantastic surgeon and doctor. I highly recommend him if you have any type of knee problem."

    Cynthia R.
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    "Thank you, Dr. Tobin for taking such good care of my wife during both of her hip replacement surgeries!"

    Kelly H.
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    "I have recommended Dr Tobin to many friends and relatives and will continue to do so."

    Cecile E.
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    "Dr. Tobin and his staff are amazing. Best in the lowcountry by far."

    Michelle L.
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    Dr. Tobin and his team are great! Great balance of straight forward conversation and great bedside manner. 10 stars!

    Sean C
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    "Very thorough and compassionate"

    Nancy B
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    "I love everything about Dr. Tobin and his staff. I have had four different surgeries and all were done excellent. I think he is the best!"

    Bobby H
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    "I am a new patient. Scheduling an appointment was easy. When I arrived for my appointment, I was actually brought to an exam room a few minutes early. The staff ..."

    Bob Larkin
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    "Awesome Staff and Dr. Tobin is the best Doctor I recommend to anyone"

    Linda Smith
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    "If they offered 10 stars, that would be great! Dr Tobin, our Orthopedist, recognized a symptom of a AAA and directed him/us to the ER. We are so very grateful."

    Renie Mirenda
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    "I've been seeing him for 6 months and each visit has been a great experience"

    Anthony Baker
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    "I broke my wrist while on vacation. Dr Tobin came to see me even though I wasn't a patient. He performed surgery and it was painless. I would highly recommend him."

    Patricia Schieb
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    "After calling office in morning I was able to be seen that afternoon. Professional and prompt staff with caring intentions. Dr. Tobin has been a great asset towards ..."

    Kimberly H
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    "Very satisfied with Dr. Tobin and his services!!"

    Thomas B
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    "The front desk staff were very professional, the nurses were very helpful, and Dr. Tobin did a great job answering questions"

    Karla H
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    I had a slipping accident, I injured my right shoulder and they recommended me to visit Dr. Joseph Tobin's clinic and I really do not regret having visited him for my tr

    Miguel V
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    Dr. Tobin is the BEST!!! Always has been! And the staff is always kind and caring, always on top of it all!!!

    J R
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    Great, professional help. I’m already feeling much better. Thank You.

    Inga Reene
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    Dr. Tobin is thorough, professional and listens to his patients. I just like his style. I have always been pleased with the outcome of his work.

    Doc Pinover