Tobin Orthopedics in Hilton Head and Savannah

8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Monday thru Friday
Emergencies are welcome. 
843 342-9100

12 Lafayette Place, Suite A Hilton Head, S.C. 29926 
843 342-9100
114 Canal Street, Suite 503 Pooler, GA 31322 (Building complex behind Dunken Donuts-same suite as Spectrum Spine)

843 342-9100



Joseph P. Tobin, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Tobin is a fellowship trained board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a special emphasis in surgery (and non-surgical treatment) of the hip, knee, shoulder and hand. He also treats general orthopaedic problems including pain and injuries of the hand, ankle, foot, wrist, elbow, and back.  He treats children and adults for sports injuries and other muscle, tendon, or bone injuries or ailments including arthritis.

Dr. Tobin is a graduate of Fordham University in New York.  He completed his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he graduated at the top of his class.  He completed his residency training at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and was subsequently awarded a prestigious fellowship in total joint reconstructive (hip and knee replacement) surgery, at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia.   He has extensive orthopaedic research experience resulting in several scientific publications and national presentations.  In his orthopaedic training and twelve years of practice since finishing that extensive training, he has performed hundreds of hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgeries of the shoulder, knee, hip, hand and elbow.
 Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Tobin has additionally been active in volunteer medical missions in the West Indies and the Dominican Republic.  Since moving to Hilton Head Island in 1997, Dr. Tobin has been elected Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Arthritis Foundation of the Carolinas, Low Country Region; and Chairman of the Board of The Hilton Head Outpatient Surgery Center, LLC. His is a member of the South Carolina Orthopaedic Association and completed the requirements to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

If part of a patient’s treatment includes surgery, Dr. Tobin believes the patient should have a choice as to which hospital he performs that surgery.  In order to give patients a variety of surgery options, Dr. Tobin has met the qualifications and been granted admission to the surgical staff at the following regional hospitals and medical centers: St. Joseph’s and Candler Hospitals in Savannah,  Memorial Medical Center in Savannah,  Hilton Head Hospital, and The Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head.

Dr. Tobin is an avid golfer, a tri-athlete, and loves classic cars. He is an active member of St. Francis by the Sea Church.  He is married to Francine Tobin, an attorney, and they have three young children, Jacqueline, Matthew, and Peter.

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