Jody DiGiacomo, MD, General Surgery, East Meadow, NY, Nassau University Medical Center


General Surgery East Meadow, NY

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Additionally skilled in: Hyperbaric Medicine and Advanced Wound Care Robotic Surgery

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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaFellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1992 - 1994
  • St Francis Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1992
  • Montefiore New Rochelle HospitalResidency, General Surgery, 1986 - 1988
  • Temple University School of Medicine
    Temple University School of MedicineClass of 1986
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaBA, 1978 - 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1998 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1989 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1988 - 2006
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2006-2008
  • Who’s Who in Finance and Industry 2003
  • America’s Top Surgeons Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2002, 2004, 2010-2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • An evidence-based review: helmet efficacy to reduce head injury and mortality in motorcycle crashes: EAST practice management guidelines  
    MacLeod JB, Digiacomo JC, Tinkoff G, J Trauma, 11/1/2010
  • An update on the surgeons scope and depth of practice to all hazards emergency response  
    Ciraulo DL, Barie PS, Briggs SM, Bjerke HS, Born CT, Capella J, Cancio L, Dennis A, DiGiacomo JC, et al., Journal of Trauma, 1/1/2006
  • Geriatric trauma: Challenges and the team approach  
    DiGiacomo JC, Current Surgery, 1/1/2005
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Effect of long-term suspension in resuscitation fluid on cell survival and mitochondrial membrane polarity.
    Simpkins CO, Waris W, Angus LDG, DiGiacomo JC, Shaftan GW, Cortsidis G, Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference on Shock, Marco Island, FL, 6/11/2001
  • Alternatives in abdominal wall reconstruction after damage control surgery.
    Cottam DR, DiGiacomo JC, Riina L, Angus LDG, Simpkins CO, Simpson R, Shaftan GW, Western Trauma Association 31th Annual Meeting, Big Sky, Montana, 3/1/2001
  • EAST guidelines for the management of hemorrhage from major pelvic fracture.
    DiGiacomo JC, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma 14th Scientific Assembly, Palm Harbour, FL, 1/13/2001
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  • Cost containment in the operating room: A surgeon's perspective. 
    Sheraton Safari Hotel, Lake Buena Vista, FL - 11/13/2000
  • Re-considering the indications for emergency department thoracotomy. 
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - 6/2/2000
  • Is routine arteriography mandatory for penetrating injuries to Zone 1 of the Neck? Invited Discussion. 
    Sanibel Harbour, FL - 1/15/1998
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  • Practice management guidelines for the evaluation of genitourinary trauma. 
    Holevar M, DiGiacomo JC, Ebert J, Luchette FA, Nagy K, Nayduch D, Sheridan R, Spirnak JP, Yowler C, The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Practice management guidelines for hemorrhage in pelvic fracture. 
    DiGiacomo JC, Bonadies JA, Cole FJ, Diebel L, Hoff WS, Holevar M, Malcynski J, Scalea T, The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

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