About Dr. Tizio

Dr. Steven C Tizio’s clinical interest are in the care and management of both benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus. He has extensive training in minimally invasive colon surgery, including laparoscopic colon resection and trans-anal mass and polyp excision. Dr. Tizio is also interested in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders and fecal incontinences, particularly anal physiology and the use of Medtronic InterStim device for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Dr. Tizio is trained in the use of colonoscopy for screening for colon cancer and both the medical and surgical management of anal disorders, including hemorrhoids, fissures, and anal fistulas. His research interests include the use of near infrared laser technology in the prevention of complications after colon resections.

Dr. Tizio is on staff at Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, and Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune.

Originally from Staten Island, NY, he was very active in his family’s construction business until he started medical school. Dr. Tizio graduated from Princeton University in 1998 with a BA in chemistry. He decided to pursue graduate work in biology chemistry at the Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a MS in chemistry in 2011.

Dr. Tizio became an active firefighter while at Penn State, where he earned national qualification. After Penn State, Dr. Tizio worked as a patent examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Arlington, VA until he started medical school at the Drexel University College of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Tizio was awarded membership in the honor medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha, and began his surgical residency in 2006 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts as a clinical fellow of the Harvard Medical School. During his residency Dr. Tizio spent two years as a research fellow studying the biochemistry of muscle wasting in critically ill patients. He completed his chief residency in 2013 and was awarded a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Methodist Health System in San Antonio, Texas, in which he completed in 2014.

Dr. Tizio earned his American Board of Surgery certification in 2013 and his certification by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery in 2016. He is currently a member of the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery.


Board Certification

American Board of Surgery, October 23, 2013 to July 1, 2024, Certificate #058530
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, September 17, 2016 Certificate #2704
Fellow, American Board of Surgery October 16, 2016

Licensure/Certifications

New Jersey — Full- #25MA09473600

Education:

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry
September 1994 - June 1998

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Master of Science- Chemistry
July 1998 — June 2001

Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine
July 2002 - June 2006

Postdoctoral Training:

General Surgery Junior Resident
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School — Boston, MA
June 2006 — June 2008

Research Fellowship:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School — Boston, MA
June 2008- June 2010

General Surgery Senior Resident
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School — Boston, MA
June 2010 — June 2012

General Surgery Chief Resident
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School — Boston, MA
June 2012- June 2013 (graduation June 23, 2013)

Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellow
Methodist Health System - San Antonio, TX
July 2013-June 2014 (graduation June 30, 2014)