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Anthony Giuffrida, MD

Anthony Giuffrida, MD

DIRECTOR, INTERVENTIONAL SPINE & SPORTS

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Anthony Giuffrida, MD


Anthony Giuffrida, MD is a board-certified physiatrist and fellowship-trained in interventional spine and sports medicine. He is also a Faculty and Physician Trainer with Relievant MedsystemsHis area of research is dedicated to the treatment of spine and sports-related pain. Dr. Giuffrida brings the highest level of expertise in non-surgical clinical studies and research designed to help alleviate pain. His mission is to advance the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation while changing the face of pain medicine using a mixture of conventional and cutting-edge wellness techniques. He is deeply committed to research and development in the field of regenerative medicine, utilizing such procedures as Stem cell and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections. 

Dr. Giuffrida is at the forefront of significant advancements in the management of pain. Dr. Giuffrida’s researches treatments highlighting the most progressive techniques comprising of, but not limited to, the Intracept® procedure, Steroid Injections, Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty, Ultrasound-Guided Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Sympathetic Blocks, and Radiofrequency Ablation. He is the first and only physician in South Florida to offer breakthrough treatment for patients with chronic low back pain. Dr. Giuffrida prides himself in always investigating a previously unexplored treatment options for chronic pain.

As a native New Yorker, Dr. Giuffrida embarked on his professional journey at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. From there, he went on to complete his PM&R residency at Albany Medical College, followed by an Interventional Sports and Spine Fellowship at Alabama Orthopedic Spine & Sports Medicine Associates.

He is an active member in a number of medical organizations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Spine Intervention Society, and the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

As an avid sports fan and former collegiate pitcher, Dr. Giuffrida understands how an injury can affect a person’s physical and emotional well-being. In his free time, he enjoys being active playing tennis, golf, baseball, traveling and cooking. He currently resides in Fort Lauderdale with his wife.


Areas of Research

Lower Back Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Neck Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Sciatic Pain
Mid Back Pain
Discogenic Back Pain
Spinal Compression Fractures
Herniated Disc
Facet Syndrome
Si Joint Dysfunction
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Regenerative medicine with PRP/ Stem Cell Injections
Occipital Neuralgia
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS/ RSD)
Joint Pain
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Osteoarthritis
Cervicogenic Headaches
Tendinitis
Bursitis
Pelvic Pain
Plantar Fasciitis


Procedures Studied

Intracept®
Cervical Epidurals
Thoracic Epidurals
Lumbar Epidurals
Caudal Epidurals
Medial Branch Blocks
SI Joint Injections
Trigger Point Injections
Ultrasound-Guided Joint Injections
PRP Injections
Occipital Nerve Blocks
Radiofrequency Ablation
Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
Intradiscal Injections
Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement
Facet Joint Injections
Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Sympathetic Blocks
Ultrasound-Guided Tendon Injections
Prolotherapy
Regenerative Medicine


Organization Membership

Spine Intervention Society
Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
American Medical Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Education

Alabama Ortho Spine & Sports Associates, Fellowship
Albany Medical Center, Residency
State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Medical School

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