Division of General Internal Medicine

Juan Guzman


Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine






Dr. Juan Guzman is an Associate Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Internal Medicine specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences (Hamilton General Hospital Clinical Teaching Unit). After graduating from medical school in Colombia, Dr. Guzman completed a three year Clinical Research Fellowship in Autonomic Disorders at McMaster University in 2007, this was followed by 3 year residency training in Internal Medicine at McMaster University and 1 year of General Internal Medicine Fellowship. He holds a Masters of Sciences degree in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is a board certified Internal Medicine specialist.

He has clinical and research interest in Syncope diagnosis and Autonomic Disorders such as Pure Autonomic Failure, Multiple Syncope Atrophy, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Vasovagal Syncope. He is staff member of the Syncope and Autonomic Disorders Unit and the Director of the Autonomic Laboratory affiliated to the Arrhythmia Service at the Hamilton General Hospital. Dr. Guzman is a faculty member of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada Syncope research track and he is the co-investigator of two strategic research programs. He is also member of the Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome Expert Panel formed by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care of Ontario.  

Dr. Guzman has published peer review articles, abstracts, and book chapters and has presented his work in multiple meetings across Canada and around the world. 

Dr. Guzman has strong interest in medical education at the graduate and postgraduate level. He is a member of the Internal Medicine Clerkship Educational Committee and is the Internal Medicine Clerkship Site Director at the Hamilton General Hospital.   

Dr. Guzman is an active member of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Canadian Heart Rhythm Society, American Autonomic Society and the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine.