Dr. Bernard (Ben) Guiot, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Ben Guiot specializes in all aspects of spine care, including non-operative and operative management of spinal problems extending from the skull base to the sacrum, as well as all aspects of complex spinal reconstruction, including minimally invasive spinal technologies.
Prior to joining South Denver Neurosurgery, Dr. Guiot served as the Director of Spine Surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of South Florida. He also held positions as the Medical Director of Biomechanics Lab and the Director of Spine Cadaveric Teaching Lab within that department.
He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Medical Council of Canada, and is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and Federation Licensing Examination (FLEX).
Dr. Guiot received his medical degree from the University of Ottawa School of Medicine in Ottawa, Canada. He completed an internship at Ottawa Civic Hospital and his residency at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Guiot furthered his medical training with the completion of three post-graduate fellowships including: Adult Neurosurgery (University of Ottawa); Reconstructive Spinal Surgery (University of Florida); Spinal Deformity (McGill University).
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Guiot is an accomplished researcher, having published articles in numerous peer-reviewed medical journals including Neurosurgery, The Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology, Spine, and the Journal of Neurosurgery. He has authored 13 book chapters and presented at medical meetings all over the world. He has also served as course director and faculty for more than 40 physician medical courses.
Dr. Guiot enjoys Colorado’s natural beauty and participates in many outdoor activities including skiing, kayaking, and mountain biking.