Dr. Gerard Girasole, MD

Dr. Gerard Girasole, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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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

See how frequently Dr. Girasole performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  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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9  Procedures

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.

Education

  • 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

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Girasole to family and friends
64 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Girasole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Dr. Girasole is an excellent surgeon and I would recommend him to anyone. He, along with Dr. Mintz, performed a successful L2, L3, L4 lumbar spinal fusion in July 2017. They are a good team. I came to him not being able to walk because of the leg pain I was experiencing. He was very direct and...more
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Dr. Girasole did surgery on my lower back and I was pain free the moment I woke up from the surgery. In addition, he and his staff moved mountains to get my surgery scheduled by a n incredibly tight deadline. I can't rate him and his staff highly enough.
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Last year at this time, I was in excruciating pain everyday. After trying many non-invasive measures, I finally began to consider something I had sworn I would not--surgery. Dr. Girasole, his staff and Dr. Mintz were absolutely amazing. Their knowledge, compassion and experience resulted a...more
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Dr.Girasole did an excellent job on my back fusion and was available to me whenever I needed post surgery. His assistant Erica and staff was very courteous as well. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing any surgery. I went to other dr’s and took other routes to try and help my back but...more
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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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