Richard D. Guyer

“My treatment philosophy is to treat my patients the way I would want myself or my family members to be treated. I always utilize what I like to refer to as the ‘family test’ when advising treatment and surgical options for my patients.”

Richard D. Guyer
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Hi! I’m Dr. Richard D. Guyer

Spine Surgery

Spine Surgery

Certified- American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

1982 Spine Fellowship with Leon Wiltse, M.D.,

Long Beach, California1981 Spine Fellowship,

Case Western Reserve University with Henry Bohlman, M.D.,
Cleveland, Ohio 1976-1980 Orthopedic Surgery Residency,
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania 1975-1976 Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital,
Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas, Texas 1975 M.D.,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia,
1971 B.S.,Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Director, Texas Back Institute Spine Fellowship Program Founder
Chairman of the Board, Texas Back Institute Research Foundation Associate
Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas,
Texas Editorial Board Member, Spine Editorial Board Member,The Spine Journal Editorial Advisor, University of Pennsylvania Orthopedic JournalEditorial Board Member, Journal of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery

Best Doctor Award,D Magazine, Dallas, Texas

President, North American Spine Society

Ursinus College Alumni Award

David Selby Award, North American Spine Society

Volvo Award, Low Back Pain Research

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

Graduated Cum Laude from Ursinus College


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As world-renowned leaders in the field of neck and back care, Texas Back Institute doctors are continuously writing and presenting professional articles, publications and speaking engagements to national and international audiences. To view a list of Richard D. Guyer’s impressive contributions to spine health research and education Click here

Richard D. Guyer

Richard D. Guyer