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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
46 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Tasto is Average. Dr. Tasto has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 2.3
Courteous Staff 2.1
Accurate Diagnosis 2.1
Bedside Manner 1.8
Spends Time with Me 1.8
Follows Up After Visit 2.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Tasto, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Diseases
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Tasto graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Maywood. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Tendon Injuries (Tendiopathy)


Dr. Tasto has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Alvarado Hospital 
  • Grossmont Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James P Tasto MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 46 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James P. Tasto practice?
Dr. James Tasto has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Tasto practices Orthopaedic Surgery near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Orthopedic Surgeons.