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DR. CARL P. GIORDANO'S Curriculum Vitae

Work

131 Madison Avenue, Suite 110
Morristown, NJ 07960
Tel: (973) 971-3500
Fax: (973) 683-0016
New Jersey State Medical License # issued 8/28/94
New York State Medical License # issued 5/22/88

Education

  • Rutgers Medical School (Piscataway, New Jersey) | 9/1982 – 6/1986 M.D.
  • Villanova University | 9/1978 – 6/1982 B.S.

Postdoctoral Training

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York | 7/1986 – 6/1987 General Surgery
  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, New York, New York | 7/1987 – 6/1988 Clinical Orthopedic Fellowship
  • New York University Medical Center/Bellvue Hospital, New York, New York | 7/1988 – 6/1989 General Surgery
  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, New York, New York | 7/1989 – 6/1993 Resident: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Harborview Medical Center Seattle, Washington | 10/1991 – 2/1992 Orthopedic Trauma
  • Harborview Medical Center Seattle, Washington | 2/1993 – 4/1993 Elective: Spine Trauma

Fellowship

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute New York, New York | 7/93 – 6/94 Spinal Reconstructive Surgery

Professional Appointments

  • Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, New Jersey | 9/1994 Spine Surgery Attending Staff Physician
  • Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey | 9/1994 – 5/2010
  • Northwest Covenant Medical Center, Denville and Dover, New Jersey | 11/1994 – 7/2002
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center Physician, Livingston, New Jersey | 6/1998 Spine Surgery Attending Staff
  • Spine Tech Company | 9/1998 Medical Advisory Board
  • American Board of Spine Surgery | 9/1999 – 2001 Examination Committee
  • Amercian Board of Spine Surgery | 1999-2001 Education/Core Curriculum Committee
  • Amercian Board of Spine Surgery | 1999-2001 Public Relations Committee
  • American Board of Spine Surgery | 9/1999 – 2001 Ethics Committee
  • Atlantic Health Hospital System | 2000 – 2001 Chairman – Orthopedic Spine Sub-Committee
  • Health South Physical Therapy Center | 2000 – 2001 Medical Director
  • Stryker Howmedica Osteonics | 2002 Board of Directors
  • Stryker Howmedica Osteonics | 2002 Medical Advisory Committee
  • Stryker Howmedica Osteonics | 2002 – 2009 Medical Director – Tissue Bank
  • Atlantic Neuroscience Institute | Co-Chairman – Spine Section
  • Corvel Consultant | 2004 – 2009 Expert Orthopedic
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2004 Chief of Spine Surgery
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2004 – 2013 Vice Chairman Orthopedic Department
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2005 – 2009 Chief of Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Atlantic Neuroscience Institute | Co-Chairman Spine Section
  • Corvel Consultant | 2004-2009 Expert Orthopedic
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2004 Chief of Spine Surgery
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2005-2013 Vice Chairman Orthopedic Department
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital | 2005- 2009 Chief of Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Atlantic Health Systems | 2019 Chair for Spine Tech Committee

Awards and Honors

  • Marian Frauenthal Sloane Award for Outstanding Orthopedic Clinical Research 1993
  • Resident Teaching Award, 1990, Hospital for Joint Diseases-Orthopedic Institute
  • Cum Laude, Villanova University 1982
  • Master Care Physician Recognition Award 1999
  • Kingston National Registry “Who’s Who” 2002 Life Member #192632
  • Consumer Research Counsel of America 2002-2003 – Top Surgeons
  • Better Living Magazine 2002-2003 “Best Doctors”
  • Healing Hands Award, Atlantic Health Systems May 5, 2003 GS
  • Healing Hands Award, Atlantic Health Systems June 26, 2006 ESG
  • Healing Hands Award, Atlantic Health Systems April 27, 2009 FL
  • Healing Hands Award, Atlantic Health Systems April 30, 2009 SG
  • Healing Hands Award, Atlantic Health Systems February 15, 2010 VS
  • A.C. E. Award, Atlantic Health Systems April 27, 2011
  • New Jersey “Top Docs” November 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Who’s Who for Professionals 2016
  • Healthy Living Top New Jersey Doctor 2018

Editorial Board

  • The Orthopedic Resident Journal – Resident Advisor (1993)
  • Spine Focus Newsletter – Editor (1998-Current)
  • Failed Back Syndrome – 1999
  • Alternatives to Anterior Spinal Surgery – Summer 2000
  • Pain Management Topics – Winter  2000
  • Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis – 2001
  • Total Disc Replacement Surgery – 2005
  • Cervical Disc/Herniations/Stenosis – 2007
  • Cervical Disc Replacement – 2008
  • New Technologies – 2015

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (July 1996)
  • American Board of Spine Surgery (1998)

Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (1994)
  • North American Spine Society (May 1994)
  • Morris County Orthopedic Society (June 1995)
  • Morris County Medical Society (1998)
  • Medical Society of New Jersey (1999)

Grants

  • McGaw, Inc. – Principal Investigator in the field of Nutrition after Spinal Surgery (April 1993)
  • Acromed/Isola Inc. – Principal Investigator, Anterior Cervical Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (January 2000)

Scientific Presentations

  1. “One and Two Stage Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion” Presented by Dr. Spivak at the Alumni Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Institute, New York, New York – October 1991.
  2. “One and Two Stage Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion” Presented by Dr. Spivak at the AOA Annual Residents Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan – March 1992.
  3. “The Perioperative Course of Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion” Presented by Dr. Spivak at the North American Spine Society, 1992.
  4. “The Perioperative Course of Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion” Presented by Dr. Spivak at The New York Academy of Medicine, 1992.
  5. “The Histology and Clinical Significance of Fracture Blisters” Orthopedic Trauma Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1992.
  6. “The History of Fracture Blisters” Annual Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Institute, New York, October 1992
  7. “Traction Injuries to the Thoracic Spine in Association with Lumbar Seat Belt Type Injuries”: Alumni Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, New York, October 1992.
  8. “Pes Anserinus Bursitis After Total Knee Arthroplasty”: Alumni Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Institute, New York, New York, October 1992.
  9. “The Histology of Fracture Blisters”: 60th Annual AAOS, San Francisco, California, February 1993.
  10. “Traction Injuries to the Thoracic Spine in Association with Lumbar Seat Belt Type Injuries” 26th Annual AOA Residents Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 1993
  11. “A Prospective Randomized Trial of Supplemental Peripheral Nutrition After One Stage Anterior and Posterior Spinal Reconstructive Surgery”: Alumni Conference, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute, New York, October 1993

Medical Education Course Faculty

  • EBI Spine Surgeons Forum, January 27, 1995, Parsippany, New Jersey, “The Use of Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions”.
  • EBI Spine Surgeons Forum, June 23, 1995, Parsippany, New Jersey. “The Use of Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions.”
  • EBI Spine Surgeons Forum, June 21, 1996, Parsippany, New Jersey. “The Use of Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions”.
  • EBI Spine Surgeons Forum, January 31, 1997, Parsippany, New Jersey. “The Use of Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions”.
  • SPINETECH BAK Surgeon Education Program, May 31, 1997 New York, New York.” Patient selection, indications, contraindications – anterior approach.”
  • SPINETECH BAK Surgeon Education Program, July 31st, 1997 New York, New York. “Anterior surgical approach – exposure, pertinent anatomy and instrumentation.”
  • EBI Spinal Surgery Forum, June 19-21, 1997, Puerto Rico, “Future directions and advancement in spinal surgery”.
  • SPINETECH BAK Surgeon Education Program, January 18, 1998, Hackensack, Hew Jersey. “Anterior Surgical Approach – Exposure, pertinent anatomy and instrumentation”.
  • EBI Spine Surgeons Forum, February 20, 1998, Parsippany, New Jersey. “The Use of Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions”.
  • IARP Conference, May 10, 2001, Atlantic City, New Jersey. “Failed Back Syndrome”.
  • Atlantic Neuroscience Institue, 2002 Annual Symposium, Management of Spine, “Current Concepts and Future Trends” Co-Director
  • SYNTHESES Cervical Total Disc Replacement course and cadaver lab on September 21, 2008, Chicago, Illinois
  • SYNTHESES Cervical Total Disc Replacement course and cadaver lab on November 22, 2008, New York City, New York
  • Post-Op care for spine patients, Morristown Memorial Hospital, October 29, 2008, Morristown, New Jersey

Scientific Posters and Exhibits

  1. “The Histology and Clinical Significance of Fracture Blisters” Giordano, C.P., Ben-Yishay, A., Koval, K.J., Desai, P., Zuckerman, J.D.
    • Annual Meeting of Orthopedic Trauma Association, Seattle, Washington – November, 1991
    • AAOS Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C. – February, 1992.
  2. “The Use of a Distally Locked Femoral Prosthesis in Complex Revision Hip Surgery” Giordano, C.P., Jaffe, F., Kummer, F.
    • AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California – February, 1993
  3. “A Prospective Randomized Trial of Supplemental Peripheral Nutrition for One Stage Anterior and Posterior Spinal Reconstructive Surgery” Giordano, C.P., Spivak, J., Neuwirth, M.
    • The North American Spine Society Meeting, San Diego, California 1993
  4. “Pes Anserinus Bursitis After Total Knee Arthroplasty” Giordano, C.P., Stuchinis, S., Kenne, P.
    • Eastern Orthopedic Association Meeting, Florida, 1993
  5. “A Biomechanical Investigation of Fracture Blister Formation” Giordano, C.P., Scott, D., Koval, K.J., Kummer, F., Alexander, H.
    • AAOS, New Orleans, 1994

Lectures

  • “Low Back Pain in the Adult” | Medical Grand Rounds, Morristown Memorial Hospital, August 16, 1995
  • “Pediatric Cervical Spine” | Pediatric Department, Morristown Memorial Hospital, August 16, 1995
  • “Cervical Spine Trauma” | Emergency Medical Department, Morristown Memorial Hospital, May 1995
  • “Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma” | Emergency Medical Department, Morristown Memorial Hospital, June 1995
  • “Emergency Management of Spine Injuries” | Emergency Medical Department, Morristown Memorial Hospital, August 16, 1995
  • “Advances in Treatment for Lower Back Pain” | Morristown Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Institute, September 22, 2000
  • “Guidelines to Spinal Surgery” 1999
  • “Cervical Spine Surgery” 1999
  • “Cervical Spine Surgery” 2000
  • “Low Back Pain in the Adult” 2000
  • “Guidelines to Spinal Surgery” 2000
  • “Advances in Treatment for Low Back Pain” 10/2000
  • “Low Back Pain” 12/19/00
  • “Avoidance of Anterior Spinal Surgery” 1/2000
  • “Failed Back Syndrome” 5/22/01
  • “Low Back Pain” 6/5/01
  • “Low Back Pain” 5/2002
  • “New Technologies in Spine Surgery” 5/2013
  • “New Technologies in Spine Surgery” 5/2014
  • “New Technologies in Spine Surgery” 5/2015
  • “New Technologies in Spine Surgery” Zurich North America 1/2016
  • “New Technologies in Spine Surgery” Travelers 2/2016
  • “Gallagher Bassett” 04/2016
  • Chubb | 6/2016
  • “Permanency and Causality”, Liberty Mutual | 1/2018
  • Medical Grand Rounds, Hospital for Joint Diseases | 4/2018
  • “Injuries, Obligations, Trends and Outcomes in the Workers’ Compensation Patient” New Jersey Manufacturers | 9/2018
  • “Injuries, Obligations, Trends and Outcomes in the Workers’ Compensation Patient” PMA Insurance | 10/2018
  • Mitsui Insurance | 10/2018
  • “Orthopedics as A Career” Rutgers Medical School | 10/2018
  • “The Eighth Literature in Medicine” Morristown Medical Center | 01/2019

Convocation Address

  •  Rutgers Medical School | 5/14/2018

Preceptorships

  • Morristown Memorial Hospital Occupational Health Students (2000)
  • North Jersey Physical Therapy (2000)
  • Morristown Memorial Rehabilitation Therapist (2000)
  • Merck Pharmaceutical Company (2001)

Media Spotlights

  • NBC Channel 4, May 14 and 16, 1997. “Usage of Anterior Cages for Spinal Fusions – An Improvement of an Old Technique”.
  • NJ Channel 12, May 23, 1997. “Usage of Anterior Cages for Spinal Fusions – An Improvement of an Old Technique”.
  • WPLQ Radio, June 10, 1997. “Usage of Anterior Cages for Spinal Fusions – An Improvement of an Old Technique”.
  • ABC Channel 4, April 6, 1999. The Rosie O’Donnel Show – “Failed Neck Surgery”.

Abstracts

  • Spivak, J.M., Neuwirth, M.G., Giordano, C.P.: The Perioperative Course of Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion: Orthopedic Transactions, JBJS 16: 313, 1992
  • Giordano, C.P., Koval, K.J., Desai, P., Zuckerman, J.D.,: The Histology of Fracture Blisters:  Orthopedic Transactions, JBJS in Press
  • Giordano, C.P., Koval, K.J., ., Desai, P., Zuckerman, J.D.,: The Histology and Clinical Significance of Fracture Blisters:  Orthopedic Transactions, JBJS in Press.
  • Giordano, C.P., Scott, D., Koval, K.J., Kummer, F., Alexander, H.: A Biomechanical Investigation of Fracture Blister Formation: Orthopedic Transactions, JBJS in Press.

Publications

  • Halbrecht, J., Giordano, C.P., Jaffe, W.L.,: Metal – Backed Patellar Component Failure and Metallic Synovitis in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Case Report. Bull Hospital Joint Diseases 49: 48-54. 1989
  • Shaffer, B.S., Giordano, C.P., Zuckerman, J.D.,: Revision of a Loose Glenoid Component Facilitated by a Modular Humeral Component.  Journal Arthroplasty 5:579-581. 1990
  • Spivak, J.M., Neuwirth, M.G., Giordano, C.P.,: The Perioperative Course of Combined Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion: Spine. Spine 9:520-526. 1994
  • Giordano, C.P., Stuchin, S., Kenney, P.,: Pes Anserinus Bursitis After Total Knee Arthroplasty: The American Journal of Knee Surgery Vol 7:31-36. 1994
  • Jarolomen, K.M., Lehman, W., Giordano, C.P.,: Use Of An Alignment Guide In Treatment Of Infantile Tibia Vara. Orthopaedic Review 23:74-77.  1994
  • Giordano, C.P., Scott, D., Koval, K.J., Kummer, F., Alexander, H., Desai, P., : Fracture Blister Formation: A Laboratory Study: Journal of Trauma 38(6):907-909. 1995
  • Giordano, C.P., Anderson, P., Zelouf, D., Chapman, Y.,: Traction Injuries To The Thoracic Spine In Association With Lumbar Seat Belt Type Injuries. Submitted to Spine
  • Giordano, C.P., Koval, K.,: Treatment Of Fracture Blisters: A Prospective Study Of 53 Cases. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 9(2):171-176. 1995
  • Giordano, C.P., Koval, K.J., Desai, P., Zuckerman, J.D.: The Histology of Fracture Blisters:  Clin Ortho Rel Research 307:214-221. 1994
  • Giordano, C.P., Jaffe, F., Jummer, F.,: The Use Of A Distally Locked Femoral Prosthesis In Complex Revision Hip Surgery. Submitted to Journal of Arthroplasty.
  • Giordano, C.P., Spivak, J., Neuwirth, M.A.,: A Prospective Randomized Trial Of Supplemental Peripheral Nutrition For One State Anterior Spinal Reconstructive surgery. Submitted to Spine.
  • Giordano, C.P., Spivak, J.,: Cervical Kyphosis.  To be submitted to Orthopaedic Review.
  • Giordano, C.P.,: Iliac Hematoma: A Case Report.  To be submitted to Orthopaedic Review.
  • Giordano, C.P.,: Combined Posterior Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery. To be submitted to Spine.

Book Chapters

  • Zuckerman, J.D., Giordano, C.P., Rosen, H.,:Non-Unions of the Humeral Shaft Fractures. in Bigliani, L. (ed) : Complications of Shoulder Surgery: Lippincott, New York, 1993.
  • Papa, J., Giordano, C.P.,: Principles and Techniques of Fixation, in Jahss, M.D.(ed): Disorders of the Foot and Ankle, 2nd Edition, Saunders, Philadelphia, 1991.
  • Giordano, C.P., Neuwirth, M.G.: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (TSRH) Instrumentation for Adult Lumbar Fusions. In Bridwell, K.H and DeWald, R.L.(ed) : The Textbook of Spinal Surgery, 2nd Edition, Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1997.
  • Giordano, C.P., Neuwirth, M.G., Margulies, J: The Use of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital (TSRH) in Spondylopelvic Fixation. In Margulies JY, Flowman Y, Farcy J-PC, Neuwirth MG(ed) : Lumbosacral and Spondylopelvic Arthrodesis, JP Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1997.
  • Spivak, J., Giordano, C.P.,: Cervical Kyphosis. In Bridwell, K.H., and DeWald, R.L.(ed) : The textbook of Spinal Surgery, 2nd Edition, Lippincott Company, Philadelphia. 1997

Books

  • “Shoot the Moon: The True Story of a Look Behind the Curtain of Medical
    School and Residency…and Surviving the Worst in Life” November 2017

Device Development

  • Band Clamp Connector for Acromed/Isola Inc. Principal developer
  • US patent 15-373694: Pars Plate for repair of lumbar spondylolysis. 2016