Meet Dr. Guevara

Carlo Guevara, MD, DDS is a California native who moved to Florida almost 15 years ago.  Dr. Guevara was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Southern California.  Upon graduating, Dr. Guevara then attended Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.  At that time, he was accepted to a 6-year residency program at the University of Florida at Jacksonville. He was trained in the broad scope of craniomaxillofacial surgery, including complex facial reconstruction, transgender facial surgery, and office based oral and maxillofacial surgery.  During that 6-year period, Dr. Guevara graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine with his Medical Degree (MD) and completed a 1-year General Surgery Internship.

Following his residency training, Dr. Guevara completed an additional fellowship year of specialized training in Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery at the University of Florida and Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, FL.  Upon completion of his fellowship training, Dr. Guevara became a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gainesville, FL.  He spent 2 years there as one of two Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeons on the Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial team.  He also mentored surgery residents in the management of a broad scope of complex maxillofacial surgical procedures.  Dr. Guevara regularly travels internationally for cleft lip and palate mission trips, most recently to Vietnam and Guatemala.

Dr. Guevara has authored numerous articles and book chapters, as well as lectured nationally and internationally on topics including craniofacial and orthognathic surgery, facial trauma and cleft surgery.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a certified Florida Boxing Commission ringside physician and a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.