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Dr. Michael J. Giordano M.D.

Dr. Michael J. Giordano M.D.

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  • Connecticut
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Summary

Attorney Mike Giordano is both a licensed lawyer and a licensed neurosurgeon. Dr. Giordano has an active background in reviewing personal injury and medical malpractice cases for over 18 years, including several years at one of Connecticut’s most respected personal injury and medical malpractice firms. In that capacity Dr. Giordano was an instrumental team member for numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts.

Dr. Giordano received his BS in bioengineering from Columbia University, MD from New York University, MBA from Yale, and JD from UCONN Law School. After completing his neurosurgical residency at Washington University, Mike was in the private practice of neurosurgery for several years prior to work in medical device development and entering law school.

His powerful combination of legal and medical training offers clients a unique perspective and expertise. Dr. Giordano previously founded a medical device company and managed an FDA-approved IDE trial. Finally, Dr. Giordano has proudly served in the U.S. Navy for over 28 years combined active and reserve service achieving the rank of Captain. Mike has held a variety of naval assignments including submarine medical officer, diving medical officer and as a neurosurgeon in OIF. He has also held several assignments with the Marines including battalion, regimental and group surgeon billets; his last deployment was to Afghanistan with a Marine infantry battalion as its surgeon in 2011-2012.

Mike holds qualifications as a submarine medical officer, Navy diving medical officer and Fleet Marine Forces Officer. Mike is an author and highly sought after speaker on both legal and medical topics.

Education
University of Connecticut School of Law
J.D. (2014)
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Honors: Certificate in Intellectual Property
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Yale University
MBA (2007)
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New York University
M.D. (1986) | Medicine
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Columbia University
B.S. (1982) | Biochemical Engineering
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Professional Experience
Attorney / Doctor
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Attorney and Physician and Medical Expert
Legal Medical Associates, LLC, Clinton CT
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Legal and Medical Practice that concentrates on medical malpractice issues. Practicing neurosurgeon for patients needing second neurosurgical opinions and for other attorneys needing causation opinions.
Force Surgeon
United States Marine Corps Forces Central Command
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Battalion Surgeon
2nd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division
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Attorney and Medical Expert
Faxon Law Group, LLC, Trial Lawyers (Formerly Stratton Faxon), New Haven CT
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Plaintiff’s litigation firm concentrating on medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases. Responsible for work on all medical malpractice and product liability case selection and their work-up as well as technical/medical aspects of all cases at the firm.
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Group Surgeon
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In House Medico-Legal Consultant
Stratton Faxon Trial Lawyers, LLC, New Haven, CT
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Litigation firm specializing in medical malpractice and other injury cases. Functioned as a medical expert/reviewer
Battalion Surgeon
1ST Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division
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Regimental Surgeon
25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division
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Neurosurgeon
Portsmouth Naval Hospital
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2nd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division
Battalion Surgeon
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Certifications
Board Certified Neurosurgeon
National Medical Specialty Boards in the United States
Certified Navy Diver
US Navy
Professional Associations
American College of Legal Medicine
Fellow
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State Bar of Connecticut  # 435832
Member
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American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Fellow
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American College of Surgeons
Fellow
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
ID Number: 435832
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Additional Practice Area
  • Qui Tam / False Claims Act: Anti-Kickback Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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