Dr. Gerard Girasole, MD

Dr. Gerard Girasole, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gerard Girasole, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1055 Post Rd

Fairfield, CT 06824

Contact Information

(203) 254-1055

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas


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Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • LeMoyne College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St Luke's - Roosevelt Hosp Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Catholic Medical Center Brooklyn Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Girasole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Girasole's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Girasole to family and friends
based on 59 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (59)

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Dr. Girasole's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Dr Girasole is an excellent orthopedic surgeon, to whom I would highly recommend, to a friend or family member.Dr Girasole cured me of chronic back and leg pain. Dr Girasole told me what to expect and how long for recovery.Dr Girasole was informative and had excellent bed side Manor. Thank you Dr...more
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Dr. Girasole operated on my back in April 2017. At the time, I couldn't walk without pain. He is the greatest orthopedic surgeon I have ever seen and I highly recommend him to anyone with severe back pain. I saw him for a second opinion, and it's a good thing I did. I was walking the day after...more
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Unlikely to refer ANYONE to him. His bedside manner was condescending and demeaning. He would barely listen to my history and his 'physical assessment' was grossly inadequate. I am a healthcare professional myself and his poor bedside manner makes me cringe. He essentially told me to work on my...more
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Did back surgery on spine Was very professional and prompt in services. . Follow up was quick and easy. Would definitely use him again..
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Dr. Girasole did my discectomy almost 12 years ago and I was pain free for 11 years. He was great then and when my primary care suggested now was the time to look at spinal fusion, I went back to Dr. Girasole. I am THRILLED that I did. He was kind and compassionate, took time with me, and his staff...more
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