A.Carlo Guadagno BS, DC,CCSP
Originally from Rhode Island, Dr. Guadagno has lived in Miami since 1976. He has lived in Colombia,Venezuela, and Italy.
This background has lent itself to treating patients from all over the world for various health care concerns.
He attended the University of Miami where he earned his B.Sc. degree in 1984. After discovering Chiropractic from treatment to a sports injury, he soon realized this was also his calling.
He enrolled at the " Fountainhead of Chiropractic", Palmer College of Chiropractic, in Davenport, Iowa, where he attained a D.C. Degree (Doctor of Chiropractic). He has attained the CCSP designation (Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician) by the ACBSP (American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians).
Since graduation in 1988, he has been in private practice in Miami and today owns West Kendall Chiropractic. He has been a member of the Sports Medicine Team at FIU ( Florida International University)since 2009.
Professionally, he has been involved with his local, state and National organizations for many years.
In Florida he serves as the American Chiropractic Association Delegate for South region.
He has served on the Board of Directors for the Dade County Chiropractic Society, and the Florida Chiropractic Association.
He is also past President for the Council on Sports Injuries, Rehabilitation and Physical Fitness of the Florida Chiropractic Association (FCA).
In 2011 he was names Sports Chiropractor of the year and was awarded the "Dr. Brad Timph Award"
He served as a director of the American Chiropractic Association's Sports Injuries Council . Within this organization he has served athletes, not only locally but also internationally such as the 2011 Panamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, 2004 Mexico City Panamerican Championships for Sambo (A form of mixed martial arts). The Central-American and Caribbean Games of 2006 held in Cartagena ,Colombia where he also served as Medical director for Chiropractic services. He has lectured internationally such as for the Bolivarian games in Colombia and FIFA's Sports Medicine Congress at UCIMED in Costa Rica.
He was a member of the medical staff for the 2008 Track and Field Olympic Trials held in Eugene, Oregon.
He served as Medical director for the USA Gold Cup CONCACAF Miami Venue. The first time Chiropractic was part of he event.
Dr Guadagno had the privilege of treating Americas elite athletes at the 2010 USA outdoor track and field championships held at Drake stadium in Des Moines Iowa.
The following year in Eugene, OR He was also part of the staff for the 2011 Championships.
In 2010 he served as the medical director for the AVP Professional Beach Volleyball event in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida which featured Beijing gold medalist Phil Dalhausser, Todd Rogers, and Misty May-Treanor.