Dr. Kenneth John Guidera M.D.
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery2025 E River Pkwy Minneapolis MN, 55414
Dr. Kenneth Guidera is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Guidera specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Guidera tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Guidera treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine 1976
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Use of allograft bone for posterior spinal fusion in idiopathic scoliosis.
- Nail patella syndrome. A 55-year follow-up of the original description.
- Orthopaedic manifestations in congenitally insensate patients.
- Shark attack.
- Nail patella syndrome: a review of 44 orthopaedic patients.
- Caudal regression: a review of seven cases, including the mermaid syndrome.
- Operative treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of the clavicle.
- Orthopaedic manifestations of Rett syndrome.
- Radiographic changes in arthrogrypotic knees.
- Pediatric pedicle screw placement using intraoperative computed tomography and 3-dimensional image-guided navigation.
- Use of continuous passive motion in pediatric orthopedics.
- Spinal stenosis frequent in children with multiple hereditary exostoses.
- Tibia valga after proximal metaphyseal fractures in childhood: a normal biologic response.
- The embryology of lower-extremity torsion.
- Hypertension following orthopaedic surgery in children.
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