Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Orthopaedic Spine Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Newton-Wellesley Spine Center
159 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459
- MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, University of Utah Hospital
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Dr. Tobert's primary research focus is optimizing patient outcomes through improved decision making. Specifically, this involves utilizing improved metrics and statistical techniques to better understand which patients benefit from surgical or non-surgical treatments.
- Tobert DG, Le HV, Blucher JA, Harris MB, Schoenfeld AJ. The Clinical Implications of Adding CT Angiography in the Evaluation of Cervical Spine Fractures: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Sep 5;100(17):1490-1495.
- Tobert DG, Ferrone ML, Czuczman GJ. Traumatic Atlanto-Occipital Dissociation and Atlantoaxial Instability: Concomitant Ligamentous Injuries without Neurologic Deficit: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2018 Jul-Sep;8(3):e62.
- Schoenfeld AJ, Tobert DG, Le HV, Leonard DA, Yau AL, Rajan P, Cho CH, Kang JD, Bono CM, Harris MB. Utility of Adding Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Computed Tomography Alone in the Evaluation of Cervical Spine Injury: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Feb 1;43(3):179-184.
- Tobert DG, Glotzbecker MP, Hresko MT, Karlin LI, Proctor MR, Emans JB, Miller PE, Hedequist DJ. Efficacy of Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring for Pediatric Cervical Spine Surgery. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Jul 1;42(13):974-978.
- Tobert DG, Antoci V, Patel SP, Saadat E, Bono CM. Adjacent Segment Disease in the Cervical and Lumbar Spine. Clin Spine Surg. 2017 Apr;30(3):94-101.
- Tobert D, von Keudell A, Rodriguez EK. Lessons From the Boston Marathon Bombing: An Orthopaedic Perspective on Preparing for High-Volume Trauma in an Urban Academic Center. J Orthop Trauma. 2015 Oct;29 Suppl 10:S7-10.
- Tobert DG, Vitale MG. Strategies for treating scoliosis in children with spinal muscular atrophy. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2013 Nov;42(11):E99-E103.