Mauro Giordani, M.D.

Mauro Giordani, M.D.


Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Adult Reconstructive Fellowship Director
  • Clinical Professor
  • Chief of Adult Reconstructive Services, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


To see if Mauro Giordani is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., 3800 & 1700 (Clinic)
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Fax: 916-734-5074
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Giordani specializes in knee and hip reconstruction, shoulder replacements, adult reconstruction, and mal-unions.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Giordani's research interests include: total joint arthroplasty, knee and hip abductor tendonapathothy/tears.


Adult Reconstruction


M.D., University of Rome, Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Rome, Italy 1999

M.D., University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1984

Executive MBA-Management Development Program for Physicians, University of Southern California-Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles CA 1996

B.S., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles CA 1977

Internship: Orthopaedics, University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 1984-1985


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

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012

Professional Memberships

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

Sucher MG, Giordani M, Figoni A, Nedopil AJ. Peri-operative blood-loss after total hip arthroplasty can be significantly reduced with topical application of epsilon-aminocaproic acid. Int Orthop. 2016 Oct;40(10):2019-2023.

Jethanandani RG, Nwankwo C, Wolinsky PR, Giordani M, Amanatullah DF. Proximal femoral reconstruction for failed internal fixation of a bisphosphonate-related femur fracture. Arthroplast Today. 2016 Aug 24;2(4):153-156.

Blau YM, Meyers AJ, Giordani M, Meehan JP. Pseudotumor in ceramic-on-metal total hip arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2017 Oct 6;3(4):220-224.

Harper RA, Sucher MG, Giordani M, Nedopil AJ. Topically Applied Epsilon-Aminocaproic Acid Reduces Blood Loss and Length of Hospital Stay After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2017 Nov 1;40(6):e1044-e1049.