Anthony Francesco Guanciale , MD

Professor of Clinical

Medical Sciences Building

COM Orthopaedic Surgery - 0212


Bachelor's Degree: Ohio University Athens, OH, 1982 (Major: Zoology Minor: Phiosophy)

Master's Studies: The University of Akron Akron, OH, 1984 (Biology Studies)

Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Medical College of Ohio Cleveland, OH, 1990 (General Surgery)

Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland, OH, 1994 (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Anaheim, CA, 1995 (Spine Fellowship)


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 07-11-1997 ) - (Recertification Date: to 01-01-2018 )

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Avascular Necrosis (Aseptic necrosis)

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis


Herniated Discs

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration

Intervertebral Disc Displacement

Lumbar Radiculopathy

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Neck Pain

Neck/Spine Injury

Scoliosis (Curvature of the spine)

Spinal Fractures

Spinal Injuries

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Infections


Sports-Related Spine Injuries

Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders

Traumatic Spine Fractures

Vertebral Fractures

Vertebral Tumor


Orthopaedic Surgery

Spinal Surgery


Published Abstracts

Guanciale, A.F. Marks, K.D. Andrish, J.A. McDevitt, D (1994. ) Septic Arthritis: A Long Term Biochemical and Histological Comparison of Antibiotic Treatment alone vs Antibiotic Treatment plus Arthroscopic Debridement in a Rabbit Animal Model .[Abstract]Mid America Orthopaedic Association, (April ) ,Co-Author

Bark, H. Supinski, G.S. Guanciale, A.F. Kelsen, S.G. (1985. ) Effect of Changes in the Magnitude and Timing of Diaphragmatic Muscle Contractions on Diaphragmatic Muscle Blood Flow .[Abstract]Federation Proc., 44 (1003 ) ,Co-Author

Peer Reviewed Publications

Guanciale, A F; Dinsay, J M; Watkins, R G (1996. ) Lumbar lordosis in spinal fusion. A comparison of intraoperative results of patient positioning on two different operative table frame types. Spine, , 21 (8 ) ,964-9

Supinski, G S; Bark, H; Guanciale, A; Kelsen, S G (1986. ) Effect of alterations in muscle fiber length on diaphragm blood flow. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), , 60 (5 ) ,1789-96

Sgroi, Giovanni; Viscardi, Maurizio; Santoro, Mario; Borriello, Giorgia; D'Alessio, Nicola; Boccia, Federica; Pacifico, Laura; Fioretti, Alessandro; Veneziano, Vincenzo; Fusco, Giovanna (2020. ) Genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in wild boar (Sus scrofa) in southern Italy: Epidemiological survey and associated risk for consumers.Zoonoses and public health, , More Information

Crawford, Zachary; Elson, Nora C; Kanhere, Arun; Thomson, Cameron; Sabbagh, Ramsey; Nasser, Rani; Guanciale, Anthony F (2022. ) Management and Scheduling of Spine Surgery in a Level 1 Trauma Center in the Setting of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Feasibility and Considerations for Reimplementation of Elective Spine Surgery.Geriatric orthopaedic surgery & rehabilitation, , 13 ,21514593221126020 More Information

Other Publications

Guanciale, A.F. Dillin, W.H. Watkins, R.G. (1999. ) Back Pain in Children and Adolescents .The Spine, 4th Edition (10 ) ,187

Guanciale, A.F. (1998. ) Positioning for Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery, "Techniques in Spine Surgery" .Seminars in Spine Surgery, Failed Back Syndrome Edition ,5

Technical Reports

Guanciale, A.F.; Dinsay, J.M.; Watkins, R.G. (1995. ) Lumbar Lordosis in Spinal Fusion: A Comparison of Intraoperative Results of Patient Positioning on Two Dofferent Operative Table Frame Types .Spine Supplement,

Guanciale, A.F.; Dinsay, J.M.; Watkins, R.G (1996. ) Lumbar Lordosis in Spinal Fusion: A Comparison of Intraoperative Results of Patient Positioning on Two Dofferent Operative Table Frame Types .Spine Supplement, 21 (8) ,964



Guanciale, A.F. (1995. ) Lubar Lordosis in Spinal Fusion .Helsinki, Finland. Professional Meeting. Level:International

Guanciale, A.F. (1995. ) Inerlaminar Decompression in the Treatment of Adult Degenerative Lateral Recess Stenosis: A Cadaveric Study Quantifying the Degree of Decompression Obtainable in this Selective Multiple Laminotomy Type Procedure .Washington, DC. Conference. Level:National

Guanciale, A.F. (1996. ) Sinal Stabilization .Cincinnati, Ohio. UC. Level:University

Guanciale, A.F. (1999. ) Targeting of the Intervertebral Disc Space - A comparisonof Techniques .Dayton, Ohio. Conference. Level:State

Guanciale, A.F. (1999. ) Targeting of the Intervertebral Disc Space - A Comparison of Techniques .Chicago, IL. Conference. Level:Regional

Paper Presentations

Guanciale, A.F. (1995. ) Interlaminar Decompression in Spinal Stenosis: A Quantitative Analysis of the Extent of Operative Decompressionby Assessment of Preoperative vs. Postoperative Canal Diameter via CT Scanning. Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Spine Clinic. Conference.

Guanciale, A.F. (1994. ) "Septic Arthritis: A Long Term Biochemical and Histological Comparisonof Treatment Options in a Rabbit Animal Model" .Cleveland, Ohio.

Contact Information

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0212
CincinnatiĀ  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-2870
Fax: 513-558-2220