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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Tasca obtained a bachelor's degree in biophysics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and from there went to Temple University School of Medicine in his hometown of Philadelphia. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple as well. After residency, Dr. Tasca underwent specialized training at the University of Pennsylvania, focused on diagnosis and minimally invasive interventional treatment of disorders of the spine.
  • Dr. Tasca's medical interests are diverse and include general musculoskeletal medicine, including sports medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine, in addition to his special interest in disorders of the spine, including the low back and neck. Dr. Tasca has presented his research in the field of electrodiagnostics at both the state and national levels, and most recently is involved in authoring a chapter in a medical textbook in interventional spine care, slated to be published worldwide. He has been involved in numerous research projects focused on intervenional spine care, and hopes to continue to apply his passion for academic medicine to his patient care, so that his patients may receive the most current, state-of-the-art care available.
  • When not practicing medicine, Dr. Tasca enjoys spending time with his family closely knit from South Philadelphia. He also enjoys playing sports, including volleyball and running, playing his Fender electric guitar, and the piano. He prefers his cheesesteaks without onions.

Education

  • Medical School - Temple University
  • Brown University (Bachelor’s)
  • Abington Memorial Hospital, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Residency in Neurology
  • Temple University Hospital, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • University of Pennsylvania, Fellowship in Interventional Spine

Language Spoken

  • English