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Robert Tonks, MD

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Dr. Robert Tonks, MD


8010 Frost St
Ste 604
San Diego, CA 92123
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Tonks has been practicing medicine since 1990 and was board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1991. Dr. Tonks received his medical degree from the University of Texas at Houston in 1984. He served his internship specializing in General Surgery at the University of Miami and served his residency specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1991

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Health Science Center, MD, 1984


  • University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, General Surgery, 1985


  • University of Miami Hospital and Clinics, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1989
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