Carlos Guerra, MD


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Academic Information

  • Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
  • Divisions: Family Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Office Information

  • 801-539-8634
  • 461 South 400 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Internship University of Utah School of Medicine
Family Medicine
Professional Medical University of Texas Health Science Center
Undergraduate Texas A&M University

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Christensen ST, Guerra C, Wada Y, Valentin T, Angeletti RH, Satir P, Hamasaki T (2001 Jun 8). A regulatory light chain of ciliary outer arm dynein in Tetrahymena thermophila. J Biol Chem, 276(23), 20048-54.
  2. Saleh A, Fox G, Felemban A, Guerra C, Tulandi T (2001 May). Effects of local bupivacaine instillation on pain after laparoscopy. J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc, 8(2), 203-6.
  3. Koza RA, Hohmann SM, Guerra C, Rossmeisl M, Kozak LP (2000 Nov 3). Synergistic gene interactions control the induction of the mitochondrial uncoupling protein (Ucp1) gene in white fat tissue. J Biol Chem, 275(44), 34486-92.
  4. Saldanha AC, Romero GA, Guerra C, Merchan-Hamann E, Macedo Vde O (2000 Jul-Aug). [Comparative study between sodium stibogluconate BP 88 and meglumine antimoniate in cutaneous leishmaniasis treatment. II. Biochemical and cardiac toxicity]. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop, 33(4), 383-8.
  5. Armstrong K, Popik S, Guerra C, Ubel PA (2000 Jul-Sep). Beliefs about breast cancer risk and use of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy. Med Decis Making, 20(3), 308-13.
  6. Maestro A, Suarez MA, Rodriguez L, Guerra C, Murcia A (2000). The midvastus surgical approach in total knee arthroplasty. Int Orthop, 24(2), 104-7.
  7. Nair S, Guerra C, Satir P (1999 Jul). A Sec7-related protein in Paramecium. FASEB J, 13(10), 1249-57.
  8. Guerra C, Koza RA, Walsh K, Kurtz DM, Wood PA, Kozak LP (1998 Nov 1). Abnormal nonshivering thermogenesis in mice with inherited defects of fatty acid oxidation. J Clin Invest, 102(9), 1724-31.
  9. Guerra C, Koza RA, Yamashita H, Walsh K, Kozak LP (1998 Jul 15). Emergence of brown adipocytes in white fat in mice is under genetic control. Effects on body weight and adiposity. J Clin Invest, 102(2), 412-20.
  10. Rebec GV, Christensen JR, Guerra C, Bardo MT (1997 Nov 21). Regional and temporal differences in real-time dopamine efflux in the nucleus accumbens during free-choice novelty. Brain Res, 776(1-2), 61-7.
  11. Enerback S, Jacobsson A, Simpson EM, Guerra C, Yamashita H, Harper ME, Kozak LP (1997 May 1). Mice lacking mitochondrial uncoupling protein are cold-sensitive but not obese. Nature, 387(6628), 90-4.
  12. Cabrera J, Maynar M, Granados R, Gorriz E, Reyes R, Pulido-Duque JM, Rodriguez SanRoman JL, Guerra C, Kravetz D (1996 Mar). Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt versus sclerotherapy in the elective treatment of variceal hemorrhage. Gastroenterology, 110(3), 832-9.
  13. Guerra C, Spillane LL (1996 Feb). Sternoclavicular septic arthritis in a patient with end-stage liver disease. Ann Emerg Med, 27(2), 264-6.
  14. Guerra C, Roncero C, Porras A, Fernandez M, Benito M (1996 Jan 26). Triiodothyronine induces the transcription of the uncoupling protein gene and stabilizes its mRNA in fetal rat brown adipocyte primary cultures. J Biol Chem, 271(4), 2076-81.
  15. Charli JL, Cruz C, Redondo JL, Guerra C, Joseph-Bravo P (1995 Oct 27). Homologous conditioned medium enhances expression of TRH in hypothalamic neurons in primary culture. Brain Res Dev Brain Res, 89(1), 155-60.
  16. Bonhomme S, Guerra C, Nimijean W (1995 Sep-Oct). Telephone follow-up of gynecology day surgery patients. On line for quality and continuity of care. Infirm Que, 3(1), 10-6.
  17. Scalvi A, Campacci A, Marcer M, Cassini M, Guerra C, Ferraresi M, Ghasemi MR (1995 Jul-Aug). Girdlestone arthroplasty for loosening of the total hip prosthesis: evaluation and results. Chir Organi Mov, 80(3), 279-85.
  18. Hernandez-Socorro CR, Guerra C, Hernandez-Romero J, Rey A, Lopez-Facal P, Alvarez-Santullano V (1995 Jun). Colorectal carcinomas: diagnosis and preoperative staging by hydrocolonic sonography. Surgery, 117(6), 609-15.
  19. Ferreira Junior OC, Vaz RS, Carvalho MB, Guerra C, Fabron AL, Rosemblit J, Hamerschlak N (1995 Mar). Human T-lymphotropic virus type I and type II infections and correlation with risk factors in blood donors from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Transfusion, 35(3), 258-63.
  20. Guerra C, Benito M, Fernandez M (1994 Jun 15). IGF-I induces the uncoupling protein gene expression in fetal rat brown adipocyte primary cultures: role of C/EBP transcription factors. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 201(2), 813-9.
  21. Guerra C, Porras A, Roncero C, Benito M, Fernandez M (1994 Mar). Triiodothyronine induces the expression of the uncoupling protein in long term fetal rat brown adipocyte primary cultures: role of nuclear thyroid hormone receptor expression. Endocrinology, 134(3), 1067-74.
  22. Nicolini H, Sidenberg D, Camarena B, Guerra C, Monteiro Grazina M, Petronis A, Kennedy J (1993 Jul-Aug). [Dopaminergic system genes in Mexican schizophrenics]. Rev Invest Clin, 45(4), 345-52.
  23. Rodriguez-San Roman JL, Abad C, Cabrera J, Rodriguez-San Roman MT, Mayor J, Ortiz E, Guerra C (1992 Apr). [Digestive hemorrhage caused by aorto-duodenal fistula. Report of 5 cases]. Rev Esp Enferm Dig, 81(4), 247-9.
  24. Cabrera J, Inglada L, Quintero E, Jimenez W, Losada A, Mayor J, Guerra C (1991 Dec). Large-volume paracentesis and intravenous saline: effects on the renin-angiotensin system. Hepatology, 14(6), 1025-8.
  25. Krassner SM, Granger B, Lee P, Guerra C, Le T, Luc KO (1991 Nov-Dec). Action of exogenous potassium and calcium ions on in vitro metacyclogenesis in Trypanosoma cruzi. J Protozool, 38(6), 602-8.
  26. Harris SC, Guerra C, Wallace JE (1989 Jul). Assay of free and total tocainide by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with ultraviolet (UV) detection. J Forensic Sci, 34(4), 912-7.
  27. Ventura A, Ribeiro J, Murinello A, Amado L, Morgado A, Guerra C, Murinello F, Silva JL, Mota JA (1989 Mar-Apr). [Von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosis and malignant pheochromocytoma: presentation of 3 cases]. Acta Med Port, 2(2), 83-8.
  28. Cabral JE, Leitao MC, Guerra C, Tome L, Pinto ML, Costa D, Monteiro G (1989 Jan-Feb). [Value of ascitic lipids and sero-ascitic gradient of albumin in the differential diagnosis of ascites]. Acta Med Port, 2(1), 17-20.
  29. Guerra C (1988 Aug). [A resin for posts by the direct method]. Rev Asoc Odontol Argent, 76(4), 145-6.
  30. Maynar M, Guerra C, Reyes R, Mayor J, Garcia J, Facal P, Castaneda-Zuniga WR, Letourneau JG (1988 Jun). Esophageal strictures: balloon dilation. Radiology, 167(3), 703-6.
  31. Conley ME, Lavoie A, Briggs C, Brown P, Guerra C, Puck JM (1988 May). Nonrandom X chromosome inactivation in B cells from carriers of X chromosome-linked severe combined immunodeficiency. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 85(9), 3090-4.
  32. Mazzucato E, Argan P, Audit G, Bloch A, de Botton N, dHose N, Faure J, Ghedira ML, Guerra C, Martin J, Schuhl C, Tamas G, Vincent E (1988 Feb 22). Mazzucato et al. reply. Phys Rev Lett, 60(8), 749.
  33. Lifschitz CH, Hawkins HK, Guerra C, Byrd N (1988 Jan-Feb). Anaphylactic shock due to cow's milk protein hypersensitivity in a breast-fed infant. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 7(1), 141-4.
  34. Harris JW, Odyniec G, Pugh HG, Schroeder LS, Tincknell ML, Rauch W, Stock R, Bock R, Brockmann R, Sandoval A, Strobele H, Renfordt RE, Schall D, Bangert D, Sullivan JP, Wolf KL, Dacal A, Guerra C, Ortiz ME (1987 Feb 2). Pion production in high-energy nucleus-nucleus collisions. Phys Rev Lett, 58(5), 463-466.
  35. Mazzucato E, Argan P, Audit G, Bloch A, de Botton N, dHose N, Faure J, Ghedira ML, Guerra C, Martin J, Schuhl C, Tamas G, Vincent E (1986 Dec 22). Precise measurement of neutral-pion photoproduction on the proton near threshold. Phys Rev Lett, 57(25), 3144-3147.
  36. Guerra C, Lucio JL, Moreno M (1985 Sep). pi 0 photoproduction on scalar-isoscalar nuclei near threshold. PHYSICAL REVIEW C. NUCLEAR PHYSICS, 32(3), 1108-1110.
  37. Moro ML, Marchiaro G, Rigoli E, Schioppa F, Guerra C, Orefici G, Greco D (1983). [Incidence of bacteremia and thrombophlebitis in 4 Italian hospitals and their association with the use of intravenous sets]. Ann Ist Super Sanita, 19(2-3), 405-11.
  38. Pengo V, Guerra C, Cartei G, Fiorentino M (1982 Jun 30). Behavior of antithrombin III, determined as protein concentration and biologic activity, in subjects with neoplastic disease. Tumori, 68(3), 205-9.
  39. Boemi G, Guerra C, Levi Della Vida A, Levi Della Vida MV, Pinzi M (1982 Jan-Feb). [Isolation of Yersinia enterocolitica from the soft palate of fattening pigs]. Ann Sclavo, 24(1), 25-30.
  40. Pengo V, Bertaglia E, Carmignoto F, Schivo P, Guerra C (1981 Apr). [Abnormal fibrin polymerization and its clinical usefulness in patients with chronic liver disease (author's transl)]. Haematologica, 66(2), 171-80.


  1. Pires MA, Andrade MJ, Guerra C, Silva TS, de Oliveira C, Beja M (1999 Apr-Jun). [A lymphoepithelioma-like type of spinous-cell carcinoma of the cervix uteri]. [Review]. Acta Med Port, 12(4-6), 235-7.
  2. Hadfield TL, Smith MB, Winn RE, Rinaldi MG, Guerra C (1987 Sep-Oct). Mycoses caused by Candida lusitaniae. [Review]. Rev Infect Dis, 9(5), 1006-12.


  1. Conde Martel A, Suarez Ortega S, Redondo E, Guerra C (1995 Apr 15). [Cholestatic jaundice, an infrequent initial manifestation of primary amyloidosis] [Letter to the editor]. Med Clin (Barc), 104(14), 557.
  2. Pina-Babral JE, Correia-Leitao M, Guerra C, Tome L, Pinto ML, Costa D, Gouveia-Monteiro J (1989 Jun). Ascitic cholesterol: accurate parameter to the differential diagnosis of ascites? [Letter to the editor]. Dig Dis Sci, 34(6), 964.