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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Mauro Giordani, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Dr. Giordani specializes in knee and hip reconstruction, shoulder replacements, adult reconstruction, and mal-unions.

Research Interests

Studies currently being conducted by Dr. Giordani include: Total Knee Arthroplasty in the Young Obese Population, Total Joint Arthroplasty in Patients under 55 yrs., and Polymethylmethacrylate and carbon nonotubes: use for antibiotic cement. His research interests also include resurfacing hip arthroplasty and gait analysis in hip resurfacing arthroplasty.


Adult Reconstructive Fellowship Director
Associate Professor
Chief of Adult Reconstructive Services


Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


Adult Reconstruction


Orthopaedic Clinic


Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
4860 Y St., 3800 & 1700 (Clinic)
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-2700

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Other Languages:

Italian, Spanish


M.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1985
B.S., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, 1977


University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1985


University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1989


Lecco General Hospital - Study of Ilizarov Methodology, Lecco, 1988
Otto Aufranc Fellow Instructor Tufts University, Boston, MA, 1990

Board Certifications:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1992
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, recertification, 2002

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Kentucky Medical Association
Lexington Medical Society
University of Southern California, Graduate Orthopaedic Society
Venezuelan Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology- honorary
To see if Mauro Giordani is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).