Tenner Guillaume, MD
- Pediatric Spine Surgeon
- Ortho and Chief of Staff
- Orthopedics - Spine
- Scoliosis (Idiopathic, Neuromuscular and Congenital)
- Early Onset Scoliosis
- Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
English, Spanish, some French
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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.
Early Onset Scoliosis
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
I've written multiple chapters on pediatric spine issues including surgical techniques, non-operative management, and the natural history of various spine-based pathologies. I participate with my team in the Pediatric Spine Study Group; we have an interest in comparative effectiveness research in various pediatric spine pathologies.
I enjoy travel, sports, food, and most importantly, spending time with my wife and our three daughters.
About our Care Team
Providers from across the nation and the world refer children to Gillette because we have stayed the course for 125 years, focused on some of the toughest challenges in pediatric healthcare. Our unceasing commitment has led to a deep - and always growing - expertise in complex conditions.