Louis DiGiovanni, MD
Louis DiGiovanni, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon with Columbia Bone and Joint Center with office locations in Catskill in Jefferson Heights, as well as Hudson on Fish and Game Road.
Dr. DiGiovanni has been in practice in Columbia County since 1985 and, during that time, has served for six years as Chief of Surgery as well as for many years on the Medical Executive Committee at Columbia Memorial Hospital.
Dr. DiGiovanni grew up in Chatham, New York, attended St. Michael's College, graduating magna cum laude in 1975. He then attended Georgetown University in a Master's program in biophysics for one year. Thereafter, Dr. DiGiovanni attended New York Medical College graduating with an MD in 1979. He served a surgical internship at Montefiore-Einstein Hospital in the Bronx and then attended an orthopaedic surgical residency at Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Institute, in New York City.
Dr. DiGiovanni is Board Certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has twice since recertified having successfully taken two recertification examinations. Additionally, Dr. DiGiovanni is subspecialty Board Certified in arthroscopic surgery by the Arthroscopy Board of North America. Dr. DiGiovanni is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. DiGiovanni manages a wide variety of orthopaedic patients conservatively and nonoperatively, as well as surgically when necessary. He has an interest in complex revision joint replacements and bone conservation techniques for hip replacement surgery and total knee arthroplasty surgery as well. Additionally, Dr. DiGiovanni performs fracture repair, ligament reconstructions and arthroscopic surgery.
Further, Dr. DiGiovanni regularly attends annual educational conferences such as The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Convention and Masters level courses in total knee and total hip arthroplasty, in addition to hands-on courses in hip arthroscopy to maintain state of the art, up to date and cutting edge knowledge and service.