Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Josef N. Tofte, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery and Microsurgery


Dr. Tofte is a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon with expertise in finger, hand, wrist, elbow, and select shoulder conditions in adult and pediatric patients. He specializes in bone and soft tissue trauma and post-traumatic reconstruction, peripheral nerve compression and injury, tendinopathy, arthritis, infections, and tumors with a special interest in endoscopic, arthroscopic, and microsurgical techniques.

Languages spoken
  • English

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Medical School
    • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI

    Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center —Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA