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Mon, May 25

6815 Noble Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405, USA


Mon, May 25

Dr. Carlos Guanche

Orthopedic Surgeon

Los Angeles, CA


In-network insurances:

AARP, Aetna, American Republic Insurance Company, Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beech, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, ChoiceCare Network, Cigna, Consolidated Health Plans, Corvel, Coventry Health Care, First Choice, GEHA, GWH-Cigna, Galaxy Health, HealthNet, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Highmark Blue Shield, Medicare, Memorial Hermann, Moda Health, Multiplan, POMCO, Prime Health Services, Inc, Tricare, Tufts Health Plan, US Health Group

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Voro score

88% recommended

14 out of 16 patients recommend this doctor after their visit.

Other reviews

Zocdoc

4.9(16)

Approach

Dr. Carlos Guanche is a world-renown expert in hip and shoulder arthroscopy as well as complex shoulder reconstruction. In the 14 years he has been in practice he has treated thousands of patients, many whose professional lives depend on his skilled hands to bring them back from debilitating injury to center stage - and court. Faced with career-threatening conditions, professional athletes and world famous entertainers have entrusted their well-being to Dr. Guanche. He has devoted his career to his patients by constantly striving to innovate, and make procedures less invasive, with smaller incisions, less pain, and shorter down-time. He is committed to advancing his field of specialty, and has two orthopaedic device patents to his name. He has trained hundreds of medical students, dozens of residents, and over thirty fellows in sports medicine and arthroscopy procedures. He actively teaches practicing physicians as well, via seminars, live surgery webcasts, and cadaver courses. He is a respected voice in orthopedics, serving as instructional course director at the prestigious Orthopaedic Learning Center, as well as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery meetings. In addition, he is regularly invited to speak in Germany, Spain, Columbia, Norway, Slovenia, and Brazil at their orthopaedic societies. He is currently writing a textbook on hip arthroscopy, and has written more than 20 orthopaedic textbook chapters and 40 peer-reviewed journal articles. He serves as a research and development consultant to two of the world's largest orthopaedic device and equipment companies. He is one of only a small group of surgeons in the country who perform reverse total shoulders. In short, Dr. Guanche is a uniquely qualified surgeon with outstanding achievements.

Biography

Certifications

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Trainings

Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine (fellowship)

Wait time

Patients typically wait 15-30 minutes before being seen.

Bedside manner

Patients say this doctor has excellent bedside manner.

Reviews (16)
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Anne A.Sep 18
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Less than 15 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?I was apprehensive about treatment but De Guanche immediately set me at ease with with his steady confidence building skill and a bit of good humor. I liked him very much
Eileen R.Sep 15
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Right away
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?He's amazing! Great doctor! Highly qualified, very knowledgeable, warm and kind.
AnonymousJan 31
 Isn't sure about this doctor
Wait time: More than 1 hour
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?The Receptionist was very helpful and professional. The practice coordinator and the medical assistant were much less than professional. Dr Guanche was very kind and took time with me. He did not make me feel rushed.
Dorcas E.Aug 18
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Less than 15 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?He is a wonderful dr. and was very open with me about my situation.
AnonymousFeb 27
 Isn't sure about this doctor
Wait time: More than 30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?Very impressed with md much too long wait time though
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?It was great! Both he and his assistant were very friendly.
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Right away
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?Great doctor got taken in right away
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Right away
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?Always on time- less wait than most offices- Drs. Superb-
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?He is very thorough and although he is running late at all my appts I don't mind because of the time and care he has provided.
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Less than 15 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent

How was your experience with the doctor?Everyone is very professional and courteous
Mark W.Mar 24
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Right away
Bedside manner: Excellent
AnonymousSep 11
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Good
Dorcas E.Jun 11
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: Less than 15 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent
 Recommends this doctor
Wait time: 15-30 minutes
Bedside manner: Excellent