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ALBERTO GIARDINI, DO 
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - PCOM 
Assistant Clinical Professor


Alberto Giardini, DO
215-871-6425

Affiliations

PCOM OMM Department

Alberto Giardini, DO '19, is a dedicated osteopathic physician, home-grown at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he completed both medical school and later residency, specializing in osteopathic neuromusculoskeletal medicine (ONMM). Dr. Giardini firmly believes and practices patient-centered care and the osteopathic approach to health. He teaches these principles and skills to the students of PCOM as an assistant clinical professor and mentor.

Within his osteopathic approach to treating patients, Dr. Giardini has years of experience and training in the many techniques of osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM), including cranial osteopathy and biodynamics.

Dr. Giardini also has had extensive training in musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnostics and interventions, where he regularly uses it to evaluate and treat patients in the office setting.

Wishing to better serve his patients suffering from headache disorders, Dr. Giardini earned additional certification in Advanced Headache Diagnosis & Management from Thomas Jefferson University Headache Center.

His passion for hands-on treatment stems from his many interests and hobbies since childhood, including fixing motorcycles and classic cars, playing music, martial arts, blacksmithing, and ax throwing, to name a few.

Education

  • Post-Residency Certification: Advanced Headache Diagnosis & Management, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency: Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA
  • Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Bachelors Degree: Biological Anthropology, Temple University

Courses

  • Osteopathic Principles and Practice I-VI
  • Gross Anatomy Lab
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Osteopathic Post-Graduate Training Institutional (OPTI) OPP course for interns and residents
  • OMM workshops at the annual Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Society Annual Clinical Assemblies
  • OMM CME courses at PCOM

Research Topics

  • Headache Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment

Awards

  • National Undergraduate Fellows Association Honor
  • Jessie Young Memorial Scholarship
  • Anthony Girard Leone Memorial Scholarship
  • Nicholas S. Nicholas Memorial Scholarship
  • A.T. Still Osteopathic Skills and Knowledge Scholarship

Memberships

  • Association of Ringside Physicians
  • New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
  • National Undergraduate Fellows Association
  • American Academy of Osteopathy
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association
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