Dr. Brian D. Giordano is an Associate Professor in the URMC Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. He is the Co-Director of the Hip Preservation Program and is a specialist in sports medicine, athletic hip injuries, and non-arthritic hip disease. His practice focuses on hip preservation surgery, as well as the care of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. He performs open and arthroscopic surgery on the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow for patients of all ages. In addition, his practice utilizes modern biologic treatments (such as platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapy) to optimize and accelerate healing for various athletic injuries. Dr. Giordano is the head team physician for the Rochester Rhinos mens' professional soccer organization, the Rochester River Dogz, and Nazareth College Athletics. Dr. Giordano also consults regionally and nationally with various college and professional athletic teams.
A native of Palmyra, NY, Dr. Giordano attended Colgate University as an undergraduate where he played varsity soccer for 4 years. Later, he earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Following his residency, Dr. Giordano completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA where he served as an Assistant Team Physician for the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers and many others professional and collegiate teams.
Dr. Giordano is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy, Eastern Orthopaedic Society, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Medical Association. He teaches and lectures nationally and internationally in the field of hip preservation and hip arthroscopy. Dr. Giordano has authored many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in general orthopaedics, sports medicine, and hip preservation surgery. He has lectured extensively on a variety of topics at regional, national, and international orthopaedic meetings. He is actively involved in a number of research projects involving basic science, biomechanics, and clinical outcomes for athletic hip injuries and their associated treatment. To learn more about UR Medicine's Hip Preservation Program visit https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/orthopaedics/hip-preservation/.