Dr. Christopher Guerin, MD

Dr. Christopher Guerin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Christopher Guerin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Venice, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

842 Sunset Lake Blvd Ste 302

Venice, FL 34292

Contact Information

(941) 484-3404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Guerin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cranial Trauma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerin treats Cranial Trauma more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Guerin treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerin treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Guerin treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Guerin treats Bone Disorders more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Guerin treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Guerin's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Astrocytoma
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Facet Block
Fracture
Glioma
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Malignant Glioma
Medulloblastoma
Meningiomas
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our physicians and staff are committed to your care.  Dr. Guerin not only provides general neurosurgery but specializes in complex spinal disease and brain tumors. He has been selected as Sarasota Magazines "Top Doctors" in the field of neuro...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1993
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Fellow In Neuro-Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1987
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986
  • 1982
    University of Southwestern Louisiana
    Undergraduate School
    1982

Awards

Dr. Guerin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Guerin

2.9

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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(8)
4 Stars
13.636363636363637%
(3)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
45.45454545454545%
(10)

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Do not waste your time with this non-caring, abrupt, rude, emotionless so-called doctor. Walked in and spent less than 2 minutes with me after waiting 3 weeks for an appointment. driving 35 minutes there and then filling out forms for 30 minutes. He walked in, emotionless and told me there is...Read More
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This recent experience was the second surgery I've had with Dr. Guerin. Both times, I found Dr. G. to be the consummate professional. His work is top-notch. Aside from accuracy, incisions are minimal, very neat and heal quickly. I recently had an emergency with a herniated disc and Dr. Guerin...Read More
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Dr Guerin walked in to the examination room, didn't introduce himself to me or my husband, didn't make eye contact, and didn't even crack a smile. He asked me how I hurt my back, checked the reflex of my legs, and said I didn't require surgery. What?!!! I wasn't seeking surgery, I was seeing him...Read More
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Just moved to area from Texas, where two different back doctors told me I needed surgery. All I could find to bring Dr. Guerin was a CD of an MRI I had done 5 years ago. When he came into the room he tapped on my knees, took my hands and asked me to pull, and said, "No surgery can correct what's...Read More
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Came in the room introduced himself, and was out in less than 10 minutes and told me to go back to my doctor. I tried to ask him about my mri's and he said there is nothing there despite 3 other doctor including the report from the mri center that outlined multiple issues in my neck and back. I...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) EPO
Beech Street (Multiplan) HMO
Beech Street (Multiplan) POS
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue HMO
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Traditional
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
Federal Employee Program
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
MultiPlan
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
Three Rivers Provider Network

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