Mauro Giordani, M.D.
- Adult Reconstructive Fellowship Director
- Associate Professor
- Chief of Adult Reconstructive Services, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Giordani specializes in knee and hip reconstruction, shoulder replacements, adult reconstruction, and mal-unions.
Dr. Giordani's research interests include: total joint arthroscoplasty, and hip abductor tendonapathothy/tears.
M.D., University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1984
B.S., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles CA 1977
Orthopaedics, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 1985-1989
Study of Ilizarov Methodology, Lecco General Hospital, Lecco, Italy 1987
Adult Reconstruction, Otto Aufranc Fellow Instructor Tufts University, Boston MA 1989-1990
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
California Orthopaedic Association
Venezuelan Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology- honorary
Western Orthopaedic Association
Honors and Awards
Top Doctor in Sacramento, CA, by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Published by the Leading Physicians of the World, 2013
Select Recent Publications
Rathi P, Coleman S, Durbin-Johnson B, Giordani M, Pereira G, DiCesare PE. Effect of Day of the Week of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty on Length of Stay at a University-Based Teaching Medical Center. American Journal of Orthopedics, 2014;43(12): e299-303.
Wang J, Giordani M, Pereira G. Warfarin-Induced Skin Necrosis After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Case Connector, 2014:4(3):e60
Rathi P, Pereira GC, Giordani M, DiCesare PE. The Pros and Cons of Using Larger Heads in Total Hip Arthroplasty. American Journal of Orthopedics, 2013;42(8): e53-9.
Dwyer MK, Stafford K, Mattacola CG, Uhl TL, Giordani M. Comparison of Gluteus Medius Muscle Activity During Functional Tasks in Individuals with and without Osteoarthritis of the Hip Joint. Clinical Biomechanics, 2013;28(7): 757-61.