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Carlos Alberto Guanche

Carlos Guanche

Southern California Orthopedic Institute
6815 Noble Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91405

Van Nuys

California (CA)

Contact Contact Carlos Alberto Guanche
T: 818-901-6600
F: 818-901-6680

Sports Medicine; Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish


Our 40 board-certified/board-eligible, fellowship-trained, nationally and internationally renowned physicians are highly regarded for their experience and expertise in treating orthopedic conditions and injuries in both children and adults, including professional athletes. From sports medicine to minimally invasive surgery, pain management to joint replacement, and regenerative medicine to physical medicine and rehabilitation, we provide world-class, specialized care for the ankle, back, elbow, foot, hand, hip, knee, neck, shoulder, spine, and wrist. Our physicians also teach innovative orthopedic surgery techniques to surgeons around the world. Our SCOI Fellowship Program in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, and Reconstructive Surgery is instrumental in training the experts of tomorrow, and our research and education foundation (SCORE) is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in orthopedic practice, education, publishing, and research endeavors. While our reputation is international in scope, we are also the preferred local choice and widely regarded for our support of community efforts and athletic teams.

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Preeminent Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Doctors

About Carlos Guanche

Medical School: Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of

Graduation Year: 1987

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

Chosen by Becker's review as one of the top 70 hip specialists in the United States.  This is an independent list that is chosen by Becker's without input from the physicians.

70 Hip Surgeons and Specialists to Know, , 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

Added Certificate of Qualification in Sports Medicine


Publications, Lectures and Presentations:

Authored by the foremost experts in the field, this comprehensive clinical reference covers the diagnosis and treatment of hip and pelvis injuries seen in sports medicine practices. Hip and Pelvis Injuries in Sports Medicine details the physical examination and radiology of the hip and pelvis and describes techniques for treating all the important problems encountered in athletes. Of special note is the thorough coverage of problems that occur before a hip replacement is needed.

The book provides detailed information on hip intra-articular disease along with all of the bony and soft tissue injuries around the hip joint. Other conditions covered include stress fractures, adductor injuries, sports hernias, and hamstring injuries. Treatment methods described include both arthroscopic and open procedures. The book is profusely illustrated and includes color throughout.


Author and Editor, Pelvis and Hip Injuries in Sports Medicine, Wolters/Kluwer, 2009


You Tube site specially developed for patients and health care practitioners of all types to use for understanding open and arthroscopic procedures in the hip and shoulder.

You Tube Site with multiple surgical videos,

Educational Background:

Fellowship in Sports Medicina at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center, where I was involved in the management of several professional teams and managed athletes of all levels from high school to professional.


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