Dr. Christopher Guerin, MD

Dr. Christopher Guerin, MD

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Age 58
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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

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Guerin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cranial Trauma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Guerin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guerin "Dr. Guerin is the only Neurosurgeon certified to use the Mazor Renaissance Guidance System. Dr. Guerin received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1982, and graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1986, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa Honor Societies. He completed seven years of neurosurgical residency at Johns Hopkins, including a fellowshipin Neurosurgical Oncology. He then served four years at the National Naval Medical Center, with a joint appointment at the National Institutes of Health. He then returned to the faculty at John Hopkins Hospital where he was Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery until establishing his current practice in Sarasota and Venice. Dr. Guerin has authored many specific papers on brain tumors and has given invited lectures at national and international neurosurgery meetings. Clinically, he maintains as active general neurosurgery practice with special interest in tumors, vascular disease and complex spinal diseases. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guerin "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 neurosurgery by his peers for many years in a row.  Dr. Guerin completed his residency and fellowship in neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. For your convenience we provide service throughout Sarasota County, with offices in Sarasota, Venice and Englewood. Our long term, well trained staff is here to provide courteous, caring and efficient service to you. Do not hesitate to contact us for assistance during your care with our office, as we are committed to patient satisfaction."

9  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Glioma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Facet Block
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guerin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guerin's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guerin to family and friends
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Guerin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...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...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...more
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Dr. Guerin was the assistant surgeon in my case. I will always be greatful for his expertise.
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