Patient Resources

Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm

Dr. Guanche sees patients on Monday mornings, all day Tuesdays, and on Friday mornings.

His Physician Assistant, Abraham Abraamyan, PA-C, is also available to see patients at the same time.


Medical Assistant: Lilit Avetisyan, can be reached at 818.901.6600, extension 6754.

Contact Person: Blanca Aragon, Practice coordinator 818.901.6600, extension 6704.

Appointments

You can call us at 818.901.6600 to schedule an appointment.

Cancellations

In the event that you need to cancel your office visit, kindly provide 24 hours notice. Your consideration in this matter will allow us to accommodate other patients who could benefit from an appointment.

In cases where you have surgery scheduled, we will apply a $250 cancellation fee for surgeries that are rescheduled by you without a medical reason for cancellation within two weeks of the procedure.

Insurance

Dr. Guanche accepts the following insurance plans:

  • Medicare
  • Anthem Blue Cross Plans
  • Blue Shield of California Plans
  • Humana Plans
  • Cigna Plans
  • United Healthcare Plans
  • Great-West Healthcare Plans
  • Tricare

Please call the office to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff members about your individual coverage.

Payment

All co-payments and deductibles are due at the time of service.  This includes payment for any surgical procedures, which is usually taken care of in advance.

We accept cash, check, and Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.

In addition, we do have the ability to accommodate cash patients or those without current insurance coverage.  Our Concierge Services department is available for these matters.

Patient Forms

To save time on the day of your appointment, please fill out these forms and bring them with you. If you have any questions, please fill out as much as you can and our staff will be happy to assist you when you come to the office.

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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