Dr. Guess was born Nov. 1, 1947 in San Diego, California. He can be reached at 2776 Hydraulic Rd, Suite 5, Charlottesville, VA 22901.
Dr. Guess graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1973 and completed a family practice residency at Southern Illinois University in 1976. He obtained board certification in Family Medicine in 1976.
He maintained a private classical homeopathic practice in Asheville, North Carolina from 1978 to 1992, and then moved to Charlottesville, Virginia where he currently practices. Dr. Guess has been practicing classical homeopathic medicine for 23 years.
In addition to completing the first International Foundation for Homeopathy (IFH) Postgraduate Course, he studied extensively for several years with George Vithoulkas. In 1984 Dr. Guess engaged in an intensive one-year period of study with George Vithoulkas at the Athenian School of Homeopathic Medicine in Athens, Greece. He was awarded the diploma of that school.
Dr. Guess assisted Mr. Vithoulkas in the preparation of his Materia Medica Viva (Volumes 1-3). Dr. Guess is board-certified in homeopathic medicine (D.Ht.) by the American Board of Homeotherapeutics.
Dr. Guess has served on the board of directors of the National Center for Homeopathy and as convener for the Council for Homeopathic Education (accreditation body for homeopathic educational courses).
He is currently President of the American Board of Homeotherapeutics (homeopathic medicine certification board for MD's and DO's) and editor of the Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy (the oldest professional medical organization in the US - predates the AMA by two years).
Dr. Guess has also served on the faculty of the National Center for Homeopathy, the International Foundation for Homeopathy, and the New England School of Homeopathy.
Periodically he gives introductory lectures on homeopathy to medical students at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and to the Complementary/Alternative Therapies for Health class at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Guess also served on the NIH NCCAM (National Council on Complementary and Altenative Medicine) Research Grant Review Board in 2000.
He has published numerous articles and reviews in the Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy.