Dr. Anthony Tonzola is a general surgeon practicing in Colonia, NJ. Dr. Tonzola specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Tonzola provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical Degree 0
American Board of Surgery
Areas of expertise and specialization
- American College of Surgeons - Fellow
- New Jersey Society of Critical Care Medicine
- American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
- New Jersey Medical Society of Union County
- American Medical Association
- University Hospital general surgery 1976
- University Hospital (1976)
Professional Society Memberships
- New Jersey Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Jersey Medical Society of Union County, American Medical Association
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Specializing in general, laparoscopic, and laser surgery, Dr. Tonzola is an attending general surgeon and the Medical Director of the Wound Care Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. He also holds medical staff privileges at Overlook Medical Center.
Founded in 1917, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is an acute care community hospital that provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. The mission of the hospital is to deliver safe, quality, cost effective healthcare services, providing access and value to the community through a unified effort that meets individual needs with dignity and respect.
Overlook Medical Center is a 504-bed non-profit teaching hospital located in Summit, New Jersey, United States, 20 miles west of New York City. Its mission is to deliver high-quality, patient-centered, evidence-based care in a healing culture environment that promotes the health and safety of patients, community, healthcare partners, and staff.
Back in 1972, Dr. Tonzola graduated with his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then went on to further his training with a residency in general surgery at University Hospital in 1976.
Currently a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), he is a member of the New Jersey Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the New Jersey Medical Society of Union County, and the American Medical Association.
Furthermore, he is board-certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
Prior to his current endeavours, Dr. Tonzola was the Chief of the Division of General and Laser Surgery & the Medical Director of Hospice and the Intensive Care Unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. He also served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care.
On a more personal note, Dr. Tonzola is married with three children and six grandchildren.
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