Dr. Guddal came to Jackson Medical Group after several years of practice in Urgent Care. Prior to that he had a busy family practice in South Dakota which included obstetrics, urgent care, and a number of teaching appointments. He served as hospital chief of staff and president of his medical society. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston in 1973 and trained in family medicine at Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center. Dr Guddal specializes and is Board Certified in Family Practice. He has been designated a Civil Surgeon for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and speaks Spanish and German.