Dr. Girasole is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who has completed his Spinal Fellowship at the Hospital for Joint Disease in New York City . He has extensive experience in the treatment of lumbar disc disease, neck pain, scoliosis, herniated discs, spinal stenosis in both operative and non-operative techniques. He has a well equipped office with the capability of doing physiatry, injection and physical therapy for patients with low back pain. Dr. Girasole is on the forefront of Minimally Invasive surgical techniques for patients with low back pain and he is very active in the training of other surgeons in the various techniques. He has recently completed an FDA trial study for the treatment of patients with back pain with a Total Disc Replacement procedure. He has been actively involved with both the training and the concepts to decide which patients are candidates for a Total Disc Replacement . He is very active in the Academic Society for the Spine and teaches yearly at several accredited spinal courses. Dr. Girasole is a member of the Spine Universe Editorial Board (click here for biographical page on SpineUniverse) where he shares articles and study information on current surgical procedure’s as well as advances in minimally invasive spinal surgery.