Dr. Carlos A. Guanche, MD

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Dr. Carlos A. Guanche, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

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At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all...   Read More

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicinenull
  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
  • Sports Medicinenull
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  • Undergraduate School
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      4.5 based on 94 responses
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      • Trustworthiness
         (92)
      • Helpfulness
         (92)
      • Staff
         (93)
      • Scheduling
         (90)
      Experience with Dr. Guanche
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (92)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (92)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (92)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (92)
      Dr. Guanche's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (90)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (92)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (93)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (90)
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      in Bakersfield, CA |
      Wonderful and Friendly Staff! Very clean environment! Never problem with scheduling! Never have to wait! When I have arrived early because I am coming from out of town, the have always worked me in! Bianca has been amazingly helpful! She is always so friendly and answers all my questions. I love the HealthLoop system!
      in Los Alamos, CA |
      This was the best doctor I could have ever asked for. He treated my hip injury with excellent care & expertise.
      in Palmdale, CA |
      4 friends from my area had either gotten their own surgery or kids' surgeries and finally convinced me to see him. Well worth it. Had arthroscopy of my knee and it was very quick and healing well. Will be doing hip surgery within the next 2 months and sure he will do as excellent a job. Very kind and listens to your concerns, doesn't try to rush you through and extremely quick to come to the room once you are sent in for apointments. Wonderful! I will be telling even more people how great he is!
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Sports Medicine
      • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
      • Sports Preventive Medicine

      Board Certifications

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      • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Sports Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Joint Pain
      • Limb Pain
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Strain of Hamstring Muscle

      Procedures Performed

      • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Glenoid Labrum Repair
      • Hip Arthroscopy
      • Hip Labrum Repair
      • Hip Replacement
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Shoulder Replacement
      • Shoulder Resurfacing
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Steroid Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

        No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Miami / School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        Mount Sinai Medical Center

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Albert Einstein Medical Center

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Minneapolis Sports Medicine

        Completed in 1993

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Miami

        Graduated in 1983

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Guanche's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

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      Dr. Guanche's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Guanche

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
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      Dr. Guanche's Care Philosophy

      At the Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care available for people of all ages and all walks of life. In addition, we serve as a leading educator of orthopedic surgery technique to surgeons around the world.

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      Dr. Guanche says...

      I am a pioneer in the development of hip arthroscopy and the treatment of many conditions around the hip in a minimally invasive fashion.  In addition, I am the first person to develop endoscopic surgery for hamstring repairs.  My techniques are being employed around the world to improve the care of these injuries.

       

      I also have extensive experience with the replacement of shoulders andwith reverse total shoulder replacements.