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Bernard H. Guiot, MD
Director of Spine Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

About Bernard H. Guiot, MD

Dr. Bernard Guiot is a neurosurgeon currently serving as the Director of Spine Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of South Florida. He also holds other positions within that department including Medical Director of Biomechanics Lab and the Director of Spine Cadaveric Teaching Lab.

 Dr. Guiot began his medical training at the University of Ottawa School of Medicine where he received his medical degree in 1989. He then completed an Internship at Ottawa Civic Hospital in Ottawa Canada in 1990 and his Residency at the University of Ottawa in 1996. Dr. Guiot furthered his medical training by completing 3 post-graduate fellowships including one in Adult Neurosurgery in the Division of Neurosurgery of the University of Ottawa in 1997, a second fellowship in Reconstructive Spinal Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida in 1998, and a third fellowship in Spinal Deformity in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery of McGill University in 2004.

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Guiot is an accomplished researcher. He has published articles in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals including Neurosurgery, the Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology, Spine, and the Journal of Neurosurgery. He has authored 13 book chapters and presented at medical meetings all over the world. He has also served as Course Director and faculty for over 40 medical courses for physicians.

In addition to his clinical and teaching duties, Dr. Guiot is also a member of numerous prestigious medical organizations including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Fellow), the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Medical Council of Canada (Licentiate), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Joint Section on the Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves. He has served on numerous committees including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Educational Committee, the Florida Department of Health Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Sergeant-at-Arms Committee, and the University of Florida Human Brain Tissue Bank Advisory Board, just to name a few.

He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and as a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners (FLEX), and the Medical Council of Canada.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Articles

 

1. J. Inamasu and B.H. Guiot: Laparascopic Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion; A Review of Outcome Studies. Manuscript in preparation for submission to Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery.

2. B.H. Guiot, D. Sachs: Minimally Invasive Resection of Spinal Synovial Cyst. Manuscript in preparation for submission to Neurosurgery.

3. B.H. Guiot, D. Sachs: Transoral Vertebroplasty for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma to C2. Manuscript in preparation for submission to Neurosurgery.

4. F. Urdaneta, A.J. Layon, B.H. Guiot, E. Mendel: Respiratory Complications in Patients with Traumatic Cervical Spine Injuries: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Clin Anesth. 15(5); 398-405, August 2003.

5. B.H. Guiot and E. Mendel. Expert Opinion on Kyphoplasty. Spine Online March 1, 2002.

6. K.R. Peters, B.H. Guiot, P.A. Martin. Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Compression Fractures: Current Practices and Evolving Techniques. Neurosurgery 51(4); 2002.

7. B.H. Guiot, L. Khoo and R.G. Fessler. Minimally Invasive Techniques for Decompression of the Lumbar Spine. Spine 27(4); 432-438, 2002.

8. B.H. Guiot and R.G. Fessler. Molecular Biology of Degenerative Disc Disease. Neurosurgery 47(5):1034-40, 2000.

9. S. Paquette, B. Lach, B.H. Guiot. Intradural Gout Causing Radiculopathy. Neurosurgery 46(4):986-8, 2000.

10. B.H. Guiot and R.G. Fessler. Complex Atlantoaxial Fractures: A Surgical Experience. J. Neurosurgery (Spine 2) 91:139-143, 1999.

Book Chapters

1. J. Inamasu, S.S. Liu and B.H. Guiot. Management and Evaluation of Spine Trauma. In American Association of Orthopedic Surgery Update. In press.

2. J. Inamasu, B.H. Guiot and E. Mendel. Laparoscopic Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. In C.M. Bono and A.R. Vaccaro (eds.) Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Marcel-Dekker. In press.

3. B. Figueroa, B.H. Guiot and E. Mendel. Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology of Normal and Degenerating Intervertebral Discs. In Rengechary, S.S, Maciunas, R.J and Wilkins, R.H. (eds.) Neurosurgery. McGraw Hill.

4. E. Mendel, S.J. Hentschel and B.H. Guiot. Injuries to the Cervical Spine. In Rengechary, S.S, Maciunas, R.J and Wilkins, R.H. (eds.) Neurosurgery. McGraw Hill.

5. B.H. Guiot and E. Mendel. Degenerative Sponylolisthesis. In Rengechary, S.S, Maciunas, R.J and Wilkins, R.H. (eds.) Neurosurgery. McGraw Hill.

6. D. Lin and B.H. Guiot. Basic Neurophysiology. In Layon, A.J. (eds.) A Textbook of Neurointensive Care. WB Saunders Company.

7. C.I. McKay and B.H. Guiot. Cervical Foraminotomy. In Fessler, R.G. and Sekhar, L.H.(eds) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Thieme. In press.

8. J. Sinclair and B.H. Guiot. Posterior Cervical Discectomy. In Fessler, R.G. and Sekhar, L.H.(eds) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Thieme. In press.

9. A.K. Frempong-Boadu, S. Paquette and B.H. Guiot. Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Thoracic Spine. In Batjer, H. and Loftus, C. (eds) Textbook of Neurological Surgery. Lippincott-Raven Publishers. In press.

10. A. Modha and B.H. Guiot. Intradural Extramedullary Tumor Resection of the Thoracic and Thoracolumbar Spine. In Fessler, R.G. and Sekhar, L.H. (eds) Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques. Thieme. In press.

11. B.H. Guiot and R.G. Fessler. Lumbar Endoscopic Discectomy. In Sinha, KK and Chandra, P (eds). Advances in Clinical Neurosciences. Ranchi India: The Catholic Press, 1998.

12. D. Kim, B.H. Guiot, R.G. Fessler. Principles of Spinal Fixation, Fusion and Motion Segment Preservation. In Crockard, A (ed); Neurosurgery, The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice. 1998.

13. B.H. Guiot and R.G. Fessler. Endoscopic Discectomy. In Kaye, AH and McL.Black, P (eds): Operative Neurosurgery. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1997.

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