Dr. George Girardi
Before embarking on his career in pain medicine in Colorado, Dr. Girardi earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois, College of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Chicago Hospitals, working as chief resident his final year.
Dr. Girardi has been working with patients in Fort Collins, Colorado for nearly 18 years. In that time, he has served as chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and of Anesthesia Quality Assurance at Poudre Valley Hospital. He joined the medical staff as an anesthesiologist at Poudre Valley Hospital in 1994, and has previously served as medical director at Spring Creek Surgery Center.
Dr. Girardi specializes in the treatment of back, neck and other pain conditions. He performs interventional management procedures utilizing fluoroscopic guidance and patient sedation, as needed. Dr. Girardi performs nerve blocks, epidural injections, selective nerve root blocks, radiofrequency neural ablation, sympathetic blocks, spinal cord stimulation and discograms.
Dr. Girardi holds certifications from the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is a member of the International Spine Intervention Society, The American Academy of Pain Medicine and The Colorado Medical Society.