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Anthony F. Guanciale, MD

Professor of Clinical

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (Spine Fellowship)
  • Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Medical College of Ohio (General Surgery)
  • Master's Studies: The University of Akron (Biology Studies)
  • Bachelor's Degree: Ohio University (Major: Zoology Minor: Phiosophy)
Board Certifications & Licenses

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


Orthopaedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery

Contact Information

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

Peer Reviewed Publications

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

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, ,

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

Abstract Publications

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 Mid America Orthopaedic Association, April,

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 Federation Proc., 44 1003,