George A. Guess, M.D., D.Ht.
5380 Golf Drive, Suite 101
Crozet, VA 22932
Office:  434-823-1021
Fax:  434-823-1637
Email: gguessmd@gmail.com

Certification & Licensure
Allopathic
National Medical Board Exam Certification (Illinois), 1974
Licensed to practice Medicine and Surgery in Virginia, 1976; North Carolina, 1978;
California, 1983; Washington state, 1984; Connecticut (Homeopathic), 1988.
Diplomate Certification, American Board of Family Practice, July 1976-1983
Homeopathic
Diplomate, American Board of Homeotherapeutics, 1980.
Diplomate, Athenian School of Homeopathic Medicine (Greece), 1986.

Education
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
1965-69, B.S., Chemistry (Cum Laude )
Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
1969-73, M.D. degree

Postgraduate Training
Allopathic
Southern Illinois University Family Practice Residency Program
St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Illinois
PGY-1 through PGY-3, 1973-76
Homeopathic
National Center for Homeopathy Postgraduate Course (2 weeks), Millerville, PA., 1978
International Foundation for Homeopathy Postgraduate Course (1 year), Fairfax, California, 1980
Athenian School of Homeopathic Medicine (1 year), Athens, Greece, (Under tutelage of George Vithoulkas, MIH), 1984.  
On-going continuing homeopathic education (endless!)

Practice Experience
Private solo Family Practice (homeopathic), Charlottesville/Crozet, VA 1992 to present.
Private solo Family Practice (homeopathic), Asheville, NC, 1985 to 1992.
Private solo Family Practice (homeopathic), Arden, NC, 1979-85
Staff Emergency Physician, Catawba Memorial Hospital, Hickory, NC, August 1979-December 1984
Private solo Family Practice (mixed), Sylva, NC, 1977-79
Hospital Staff Member, C.J. Harris Hospital, Sylva, NC, 1977-79
Locum Tenens Family Practice, The Alaska Clinic and the Neighborhood Health Center, Anchorage Alaska, 1977
Hospital Staff Member, The Alaska Hospital, Anchorage, Alaska, 1977
Independent Research in Botanical Medicine, Mexico and Guatemala, 1976-77

Faculty Positions
Faculty, National Center for Homeopathy Professional Course,1986
Faculty, International Foundation for Homeopathy Professional Course, 1992-3
Faculty, New England School of Homeopathy, Level 1, 1993-5.
Preceptor, Hahnemann College of Homeopathy, Berkeley, California, 1991-1999.

Appointments
Homeopathic Consultant: K-30 CAM Research Training Curriculum; Center for the Study of Complementary and Alternative Therapies (CSCAT) University of VA. 2000-5.
National Institutes of Health NCCAM (National Council on Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Research Grant Review Board, 2000.
Served as homeopathic expert: American Medical Student Association, Education Project in Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Grant Review Committee. Advisor. 2002 - 2006.
Professional Memberships and Offices
American Institute of Homeopathy
Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Editor, 1990 through 2001.
American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine (formerly JAIH), Editor, 2002 - 2012.
Associate Editor, American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine (2012- present)
National Center for Homeopathy (formerly a board member)
International Foundation for Homeopathy
American Board of Homeotherapeutics, President (1997-2003).
American Board of Homeotherapeutics, Vice-President (2003-present).
    
Other Memberships
Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Amnesty International, Audobon Society

Publications
"Cure versus Suppression," Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Vol. 74, No. 1, March 1981, p. 21.
"Scorpion: Report of a Recent Proving," Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Vol. 79, No. 1, March 1986, p. 13.
"Book Review: Portraits of Homeopathic Medicines," Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Vol. 80, No. 1, March 1987, p. 22.
"Coryza: Lecture Notes," Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy, Vol. 80, No. 4, December 1987, p. 139.
"Chelidonium: the Great Bryonia Impersonator," JAIH , Vol 84, No. 4, December, 1991.
"Acute Pulmonary Edema and Anoxic Encephalopathy," Homeopathic Links, Vol. 1, 1992, p. 24.
"Book Review: The Magical Staff: The Vitalist Tradition in Western Medicine," JAIH , Vol 85, No. 4, Dedember, 1992.
"Journal Review: The New England Journal of Homeopathy," JAIH , Vol. 86, No, 1, Spring, 1993.
"Book Review: The Homeopathic Emergency Guide," JAIH , Vol. 86, No. 2, Summer 1993.
"A Case of Abdominal Colic," NEJH, Vol. 2, No. 1, June, 1993, P. 26.
"Book Review: Complete Repertory: the mind," JAIH , Vol. 87, No. 4, Winter 1994-5.
"A Potpourri of Acute Cases," JAIH, Vol. 89, No. 2, Summer 1996, p. 94.
"Book Review: Stramonium: With an Introduction to Analysis using Cycles and Segments." JAIH, Vol. 90, No. 1, Spring 1997, p. 42.
"Book Review: Ambra grisea: The Road to Homeopathic Practice, Vol. 1, JAIH, Vol. 90, No. 1, Spring 1997, p 43.
Book Review: Homeopathy for the Modern Pregnant Woman and Her Infant," JAIH, Vol. 90, No. 3, Autumn 1997, p. 157.
"Book Review: The Spirit of Homeopathic Medicines," JAIH, Vol. 91, No. 3, Autumn 1998, p. 192.
"Book Review: The Homeopathic Treatment of Eczema," JAIH, Vol. 91, No. 4, Winter 1998, p. 288.
"A Subacute Case of Lyme Disease," NEJH, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1998, p. 57.
Book Review: "A Homeopathic Approach to Cancer." JAIH, Vol. 94, No. 3, Autumn, 2001, p. 204.
"A Case of Cervicobrachial Neuralgia." American Journal of Homeopathic Medicine (AJHM). Vol. 95, No. 4, Winter 2002-3, p. 194.
Book Review: "Provings - with a Proving of Alcoholus." Vol. 1. AJHM, Vol. 96, No. 1, Spring 2003, p. 64.
Book Review: “Biological, Chemical, and Nuclear Warfare – Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones: The Power of Digital Medicine.” AJHM. Vol. 96, No 4. Winter 2003-4, p. 316.
Book Review: “ Homeopathic Diagnosis: Hahnemann through Boenninghausen.” AJHM. Vol 97, No. 4. Winter 2004-5. p. 280.
Book Review: “ Homeopathy: How It Really Works.” AJHM. Vol. 97, No.4. Winter 2004-5. p. 283.
Book Review: “Achieving and Maintaining the Simillimum” by Luc De Schepper, MD. AJHM. Vol. 98, No. 2. Summer 2005. p. 122.
Clinical Snapshot: “Overwhelmed with Worry – A Case of Arnica.” AJHM. Vol. 98, No. 3. Autumn 2005. p. 190.
Book Review: “The American Institute of Homeopathy Handbook for Parents” by Edward Shalts, MD, DHt. AJHM. Vol. 98, No. 4. Winter 2005. p. 260.
Clinical Snapshot: “Urinary Tract Infection (Cannabis sativa).” AJHM. Vol. 99, No. 1. Spring 2006. p. 77.
“Limestone.” AJHM. Vol. 99, No. 2. Summer 2006. pp. 126-130.
Book Review: “Carbon: Organic and Hydrocarbon Remedies in Homeopathy” by Roger Morrison, MD. AJHM, Vol 99. No 3. P 228. Autumn 2006.
Book Review: “The Homeopathic Physician’s Guide to Lactation” by Patricia Hatherly. AJHM. Vol. 100. No. 4. p 285. Winter 2007
Review: “Materia Medica Cards” by Rachel Roberts, BSc, MCH,RSHom. AJHM. Vol. 100. No. 4. p 286. Winter 2007
Book Review: “Homeopathic Remedy Pictures: Studying with Cartoons” by Alexander Gothe & Julia Drinnenberg. AJHM. Vol.100. No. 4.  p 287. Winter 2007
Our Bread & Butter: Herpes Zoster: A Case. AJHM. Vol. 100. No. 4. p 284. Winter 2007.
Book Review: “The Integrity of Homeopathy” by Sheilagh Creasy. AJHM Vol. 101. No.1. p 51. Spring 2008.
Book Review: “Herbal Medicines – Third Edition” by Joanne Barnes, et al. AJHM Vol. 101. No.1. p 52. Spring 2008.
Book Review: “The Homeopathic Revolution” by Dana Ullman, MPH. AJHM Vol. 101. No.2. p 106. Summer 2008.
Book Review: “Sensation Refined” by Rajan Sankaran. AJHM Vol. 101. No.4. p 230. Winter 2008. .
Book Review: “Homeopathic Education: The Unfolding of Experience” by Catherine Coulter. AJHM Vol. 103. No.2. p 95. Summer 2010.

[to be continued . . .]

Personal Data
Born November 1, 1947 in San Diego, California
Married; one daughter; one step-daughter
Hobbies, Interests: hiking, golf, woodworking, reading, physical training.