Robert Tozzi, MD

Robert Tozzi, MD

Pediatric Cardiology Hackensack, NJ

Director of Gregory Hirsch Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Office Address

  • 155 Polifly Rd
    Suite 106
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    Phone: (201) 487-7617
    Fax: (201) 342-5341

Robert Tozzi, MD

Pediatric Cardiology Hackensack, NJ

Director of Gregory Hirsch Center for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Cardiology: General Pediatric Cardiology, Fetal Cardiology, Pediatric Echocardiography, Pediatric Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation
  • Clinical Interests: Myocardium

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Chief Pediatric CardiologyHackensackUMC
    Hackensack, NJ
  • Director of Gregory M. Hirsch Cardiomyopathy CenterHackensack UMC
    Hackensack, NJ
    Founder and Medical Director Educate medical community on HCM; support and participate in research for HCM
  • Team CardiologistRed Bulls Profesional Soccer Team

Education & Training

  • NYU School of MedicineNYU School of Medicine
  • UMDNJ-University HospitalUMDNJ-University Hospital
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolRutgers New Jersey Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1986 - 2017
  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1984 - 2017
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Cardiology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Inside Jersey Magazine Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
    • Inside Jersey - Top Doctors for ChildrenCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
    • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • “Sudden Cardiac Death and Janet’s Law” Article with CME activity for New Jersey Academy of Pediatrics”  Kipel,G., Tozzi,R., N.J. AAP New Jersey Pediatrics Summer 2013 Review article, 2013


    • Infantile Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Developmental Delay in a Male with a 14.76Mb terminal deletion of 4q34.2à4qter and a 10.4Mb terminal duplication of 6q25.3à6... Sarah E Parisotto, MS, Helio F Pedro, MD, Robert J Tozzi, MD, NSGC 2012 Annual Education Conference
October, 10/24/2012
    • Vitamin D Levels in Individuals with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Muneesh Mehraa, Joshua Dyme MDb, Robert Tozzi MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2011

    Research History

    • Grant of $750,000 for research into genetic origin of SIDS2002 - Present
      Obtained grant money ($750,000) for developing genetic testing (a chip array) for the diagnosis of potential causes for sudden death in the newborn period. This technology can apply to all age groups and has implications for providing a genetic basis for choosing (safe) medications for patients.
    • Department of Energy 1 million dollar Grant-2003 .2003 - Present
      Obtained a million dollar grant from THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY on the use of technology, efficiency of medicine and energy savings. Funds used in the infrastructure & development of Women's and Children's Hospital for HackensackUMC.
    • Advisor- Senior research project for Steven's Institute Dep. Biomedical Engineering2012 - 2013
      Advisor for Stevens Institute for The Biomedical Engineering Department. Taking students from idea/concept to the actual design and development of a working model of a LVAD for heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation (software and working mechanical model)
    • Advisor for Stevens Institute of Technology Howe School-Technology Management2012 - 2013
      Advisor for Stevens Institute of Technology on Student Senior Design Project in the Howe School of Technology Management - Web-based Medical Search Engine project dubbed "The Tozzle”

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    • Horizon BCBS HMO
    • Horizon BCBS POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • MagnaCare PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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