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Fellowship Trained Neurosurgeon Joins CaroMont Health


Gudeman, MD, FACS opens CaroMont Neurosurgery

See article in the Gaston Gazette:

CaroMont Health welcomes Steven K. Gudeman, MD, FACS to the staff of talented physicians that make up CaroMont Medical Group. Dr. Gudeman will practice at CaroMont Neurosurgery.

Dr. Gudeman is no stranger to CaroMont Health and the Gaston County community. He has been a member of the medical staff at CaroMont Regional Medical Center for 16 years and has practiced in Gaston County community for as long.

“CaroMont Regional Medical Center rivals any metropolitan hospital in the country in delivery of outstanding patient care,” said Dr. Gudeman. “They have assembled a superior and dedicated network of physicians. I am excited to join the team and continue to provide exceptional care for our community.”

Dr. Gudeman received his A.B. degree in Zoology/Sociology at Indiana University, where he received the Herman B. Wells Senior Recognition Award. He earned his M.D. at the University of Cincinnati, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society. He completed his residency and Fellowship in Neurotraumatology at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Gudeman was Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery at UNC Chapel Hill. He served as Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School and was Assistant and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Gudeman has held many other administrative and leadership positions including Director of Neurosurgical Residency Program and Director of Pediatric and CNS Trauma Sections of the Division. He served as the Medical Director of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UNC Chapel Hill.

Dr. Gudeman participates with many medical societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Southern Neurological Society (Former Vice President), Neurosurgical Society of America, American Medical Association and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been active in clinical and laboratory research involving central nervous system injury and has participated in several grants.

“Dr. Gudeman brings a strong track record of leadership qualities and engagement in our community, as well as outstanding patient outcomes,” said Daniel Tuffy, Vice President of Operations for CaroMont Medical Group. “He will help us deliver the highest quality care for our patients.”

CaroMont Neurosurgery is located at 2555 Court Drive, Suite 460 in Gastonia, and can be reached by calling 704.852.3888.