We’re Dedicated to your health

Our practice is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of orthopedic injuries. We specialize in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, shoulder and hamstrings. We also manage shoulder and rotator cuff problems, shoulder replacements and reverse shoulder replacements. Our mission is to provide the latest and most current treatment to our patients, most of who can be managed non-surgically. When surgery is indicated, we specialize in the most advanced, cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures to help our patients get back to their desired level of activity as quickly as possible.
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Meet Dr. Guanche

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Carlos Guanche, M.D.

Carlos Guanche, M.D. is a world-renown expert in hip and shoulder arthroscopy as well as complex shoulder reconstruction. In the 20 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.

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Featured Videos


Physical Examination Maneuvers for Hip Labral
Published on Sept 13, 2012

Dr. Guanche demonstrates several common examination techniques to help sort out whether you may have a hip labral tear or not.

Snapping Hip in the Active Athlete
Published on Nov 6, 2012

Dr. Guanche gives a presentation at the Cherry Blossom Orthopedic Seminar in Washington, DC on April, 2011. The talk describes the typical management of snapping hip due to either psoas snapping or in some cases, iliotibial band snapping.

Hip arthroscopy in the athletic hip
Published on Nov 6, 2012

Dr. Guanche gives a presentation at the Cherry Blossom Orthopedic Seminar in Washington, DC in April, 2011. The talk describes the typical management of athletic hip injuries, including labral repair as well as impingement surgery.


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Welcome to my blog! Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in orthopedic surgery. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully > Read More

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  • Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Southern California Orthopedic Institute

6815 Noble Ave Van Nuys, CA 91405

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818.901.6600