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Tenner Guillaume MD
  • Pediatric Spine Surgeon
  • Chair, Spine Institute


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English, Spanish, some French

  • Tenner Guillame, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with a special emphasis on spine. He joined the midwest’s largest group of pediatric surgeons at Gillette Children’s in 2011. Founded in 1897, Gillette Children’s was the nation’s first pediatric hospital focused on children with disabilities. 

    He has written multiple chapters on pediatric spine issues, including surgical techniques, non-operative management, and the natural history of various spine-based pathologies.  

    Along with others on the spine team, Dr. Guillame has participated in the Pediatric Spine Study Group, which has an interest in comparative effectiveness research in various pediatric spine pathologies. 

    He has presented research at numerous regional and national specialty meetings. He is a member of the Scoliosis Research Society, the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  

    Dr. Guillame is proficient in Spanish. 

    Clinical Expertise 


    • Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery, Twin Cities Spine Center 

    • Orthopedic Residency, University of California San Francisco 

    • Medical School, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 

  • In my role as a pediatric spine surgeon, I have the opportunity to work with patients and families at what can be a very challenging time in a child's life. I take this responsibility very seriously: caring for my patients is a true privilege. I enjoy partnering with families to guide them through their child's treatment with a focus on maximizing comfort, happiness and quality of life.

  • Medical School: 
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

    University of California San Francisco

    Twin Cities Spine Center

    Board Certification(s): 
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    • Scoliosis Research Society
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • Pediatric Spine Study Group
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • Find a list of Dr. Tenner Guillaume's publications here.

  • I enjoy travel, sports, food, and most importantly, spending time with my family.

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