Dr. Brian Giordano, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMale

Dr. Giordano
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University Of Rochester Medical Center

4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 230 Rochester, NY 14618

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(585) 275-5321

Dr. Brian Giordano, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI medical school in 2004. He is affiliated with medical facilities Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Giordano to book an appointment.

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Dr. Giordano is affiliated with Highland Hospital Rochester, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Giordano's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hip Arthroscopy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giordano performs Hip Arthroscopy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Giordano performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Joint Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giordano treats Joint Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Giordano treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hip Sprain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Giordano treats Hip Sprain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Giordano treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Giordano's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Periacetabular Osteotomy
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Giordano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Giordano

4.0

Based on 26 ratings

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(18)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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2 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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1 Star
19.23076923076923%
(5)
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I was seeking care from Dr. Giordano for 1 year. He was great with a couple steroid injections on my right hip. He recommended PT. I tried PT for a couple months and my hip wasn’t getting better. I was finally scheduled to have right hip arthroscopy performed by Dr. Giordano and his team. With hard work and PT on my part, I am almost as good as I was in my 20’s. My right hip can function almost 100%. I am 11 months post op now. Very pleased.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Kelly – Oct 27, 2021
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I have tried for the past week to get an appointment with Dr. Giordano and have not been successful. Perhaps URMC needs to increase their appointment staff.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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Apr 20, 2021
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The best of the best! Fixed my hip pain with immediate results.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 18, 2021
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Dr. Giordano is the best doctor I have ever seen. He is extremely caring and thorough. He wants to get you better as bad as you want to get better. He has repaired both my shoulders and both my hips. His PA, Dan, is fantastic and very thorough as well. Staff are very polite.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Eric – Jan 15, 2021
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I waited much too long to seek treatment for my knee. First, I thought it would heal spontaneously. Then, I thought I would need surgery. Dr. Giordano had his own thoughts on the subject. He gave me an injection in the knee that was so, so easy to take. I was dancing when I got home because I forgot about it! I believe I'll soon be on my "come back tour!"
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
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Sep 11, 2020
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One of the best most caring, and explaining everything I need to do and not to do with my hip pain.. I'm currently in Brooklyn Ny where I had a MRI recently and it made my hip pain progress! Due to the fact that the tech had me positioned wrong, and left me unattended. I miss Dr. Giordano!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yolanda Wilson – Oct 29, 2019
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Best Ortho doc I've ever seen. I've had a number of orthopedic "incidents" throughout my life and I've seen more than my fair share of docs. I've been seeing Dr. Giordano for the past few years now... he's worked on both of my shoulders and both of my knees. He's friendly, courteous, efficient, and highly-skilled. He's also worked on my wife's shoulder and she's pleased with his help as well. I can't recommend him highly enough. If you care about your post-surgical recovery and performance this is the guy you want to see.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael C – Oct 25, 2019
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He’s got to be one of the most arrogant nasty individual I’ve ever come across. I don’t think he likes being a doctor . Seen him after I broke my leg. He was the only Dr who had an appointment. Now I know why! I hope you read this GIORDANO it just might teach you how to treat your patients in the future .
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Borrelli in Rochester , NY – Sep 20, 2019
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I've had 17 surgeries and NEVER had a problem with one until Giadarno. He treated me horribly, mocked me, has the worst God complex in the world, and was plain rude. I had to call a privacy officer on him because he told my mother things that were none of her or his business and I was 21 at the time. He said I wasnt in so much pain as I was and it'd be a minor surgery. Turned into a major surgery and had to call my parents from the surgical room. His secretary is amazing and his PA Dan is nice
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Mar 19, 2019
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I’m a 43 year old woman with 8 years of hip pain and loss of mobility that was misdiagnosed by multiple specialists. Dr Giordano gave me the right diagnosis and a clear explanation of what was wrong. I had the first of 2 surgeries to repair my hip and had a huge drop in pain the day after that first surgery. Never a long wait, great office staff and super positive attitude from everyone I’ve interacted with at U of R. Can’t say enough about how happy I am with the process and my outcome.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria in Ithaca, NY – Nov 21, 2018
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Good doctor ...explains everything IF you can actually see him and not his PA. PA Dan treats everyone like a number not an individual. Said different things in front of doctor than to me on numerous visits. Secretary is great & always returns calls immediately.
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Rochester, NY – Sep 22, 2018
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Always helpful in answering any questions I have during any of my visits. Spends time and explains thoroughly. His secretary always calls back promptly too with any questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Nicole in Rochester, NY – Sep 15, 2017
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I found him very arrogant and rushed. He misdiagnosed me as having RSD. My nerve pain is due to a deterioration of an anterior cervical fusion 2001. Which I told him about multiple times.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Rush, Ny – Oct 15, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Brian Giordano, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2009
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2004
U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Giordano frequently treats Hip Arthroscopy, Joint Pain, and Hip Sprain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Giordano treats.

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Dr. Giordano's office is located at 4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 230, Rochester, NY 14618. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

University Of Rochester Medical Center

University Of Rochester Medical Center4901 Lac De Ville Blvd Ste 230 Rochester, NY 14618
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Giordano is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Highland Hospital

Rochester, NY

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Strong Memorial Hospital

Rochester, NY

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received