Dr. Spencer Guinn, MD
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Sports Medicine | Male

Care Philosophy

Jonesboro Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing quality care to our patients to ensue a healthy and active lifestyle.

Biography

Specialty Interests: Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Injury prevention programs (Female ACL, thrower's shoulder) Dr. Guinn is a graduate of Jonesboro High School. He returned to Jonesboro in 2002 after completion of his residency. He then served in the United States Army in Iraq as a Combat Surgeon in the 1st Forward Surgical Team most of 2003. He again deployed under Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006. He is also a member of the Jonesboro Police Department SWAT team, where he serves as Medical Director and a Tactical Medic. He has lectured widely on Tactical Medicine and Combat Surgery, and assists with the education program for the Arkansas State Police, Craighead County Sheriff, and the Paragould SWAT team. Outside of work, he is active in cycling, hiking, mountaineering, yoga and running. He and his wife have three daughters, and they are members of St. Marks's Episcopal Church.

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Dr. Guinn's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Jonesboro, AR |
Dr. Guinn and his staff was very professional. They helped me get back to an active lifestyle.
Memphis, TN |
Dr. Guinn is an excellent surgeon who is very knowledgeable and personable. He thoroughly explained my condition and helped me get back to my normal daily activities. Would recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Guinn says...

Specialty Interests: Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder Surgery, Injury prevention programs (Female ACL, thrower's shoulder)

Dr. Guinn is a graduate of Jonesboro High School. He returned to Jonesboro in 2002 after completion of his residency. He then served in the United States Army in Iraq as a Combat Surgeon in the 1st Forward Surgical Team most of 2003. He again deployed under Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom in 2006. He is also a member of the Jonesboro Police Department SWAT team, where he serves as Medical Director and a Tactical Medic. He has lectured widely on Tactical Medicine and Combat Surgery, and assists with the education program for the Arkansas State Police, Craighead County Sheriff, and the Paragould SWAT team.

Outside of work, he is active in cycling, hiking, mountaineering, yoga and running. He and his wife have three daughters, and they are members of St. Marks's Episcopal Church.

Dr. Guinn's Care Philosophy

Jonesboro Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing quality care to our patients to ensue a healthy and active lifestyle.

Dr. Guinn says...

Sport related injuries

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Sport and work related injuries

Dr. Guinn's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Sports Medicine
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Arkansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Ar College Of Med
  • Undergraduate School
    Tulane University of Louisiana

    Graduated in 1993

  • Other Education
    University of Edinburgh, Scotland

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate