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Dr. John Smirniotopoulos on the BackTable MSK Podcast

Dr. John Smirniotopoulos

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. John Smirniotopoulos is an assistant professor of clinical radiology in the IR department at MedStar Georgetown University and MedStar Washington Hospital Center in DC.

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Ep 22 Genicular Nerve Ablation with Dr. John Smirniotopoulos
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Podcasts Featuring Dr. John Smirniotopoulos

Episode #22


In this episode, host Dr. Michael Barazza interviews Dr. John Smirniotopoulos about genicular nerve ablation, an innovative treatment option for the management of osteoarthritis.

Articles Featuring Dr. John Smirniotopoulos

Genicular Nerve Ablation Procedure Technique: A Practical Guide

For the physician performing genicular nerve ablation, there are certain patient presentations, anatomical nuances, procedure techniques, and potential complications that you should pay close attention to. Dr. Smirniotopoulos shares some of his lessons learned in performing countless genicular nerve ablations, focusing especially on these topics.

Genicular Nerve Ablation: Managing Knee Pain & Patient Expectations

Genicular nerve ablation is becoming an important procedure for any clinician working in pain management. It is often a preferred method for knee pain treatment by orthopedic surgeons, in part due to its minimally invasive nature and short recovery time.

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