Dr. von Tobel is double boarded in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain management and soon to be triple boarded in sport medicine. He has specialty training in traumatic brain injury, ultrasound-guided injections as well as multiple interventional and minimally invasive operative procedures of the spine and musculoskeletal system. Dr. von Tobel’s 6 years of surgical training allows him to be extremely comfortable with the Institute for Florida Pain Specialists multidisciplinary approach to interventional pain management.
“I am happy to finally return home to warm and sunny Jacksonville and to build a multi-disciplinary team of talented providers."
Dr. von Tobel received his undergraduate degree in pre-medical studies with concentrations in economics and sociology from Columbia University in New York City, where he was a four-year varsity wrestler. Dr. von Tobel holds a Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Florida where he worked in addiction medicine with a focus on smoking cessation with Dr. Mark Gold. He earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia. Dr. von Tobel completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, where he was elected the first solo chief resident. Since 2007 at Kingsbrook, Dr. von Tobel has worked in orthopedics and general surgery.
Serving as a humanitarian, he was the medical director of the non-profit, Living With A Life-Long Ambition (LWALA). He also led two post-earthquake missions to Haiti performing multiple operative and pain interventions with the Unity Games Charity out of Staten Island, NY during his orthopedic Sport Fellowship affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery with Dr. Mark F. Sherman. He then completed his interventional pain medicine fellowship at Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain Physicians, Temple University, Philadelphia with the father of pain management Dr. Frank J.E. Falco.
He now resides at the beach with his family. Dr. von Tobel has multiple offices located throughout the greater Jacksonville area, The Institute for Florida Pain Specialists are equipped with advanced technology that enables performance of personalized interventional pain management procedures right on the premises.
To make an appointment with Dr. von Tobel, M.D. please call 1-904-644-8472.
Shannon Riley The Practice Manager for TIFFPS & FPS
Tim Kriehn, MA