Dr. Dan Tobert is a spine surgeon who specializes in the treatment of adult spinal disorders. His training enables him to care for patients with cervical, thoracic or lumbosacral spine issues that arise from degenerative, deformity, traumatic or neoplastic causes. His primary goal is to provide excellent patient care informed by the best available evidence.
Dr. Tobert is a board-eligible, fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received a BS degree from Hope College, majoring in Chemistry. He subsequently received a MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained in orthopaedic surgery at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program before undergoing sub-specialization training in spine surgery at the University of Utah. This fellowship with a renowned group of spine surgeons specifically focused on surgical management of complex spinal disorders.
Dr. Tobert is actively engaged in research efforts to improve patient care and is a member of numerous academic spine societies. He believes clinical research and basic science form a foundation for empathic and individualized patient care.