Meet Dr. Guanciale


Dr. Jerry Guanciale graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1979 with a B.S. degree in Biology. Graduating in the top ten percent of his class from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986, Dr. Guanciale completed his rotating internship and General Surgery residency at the Grandview Hospital and Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. After completing his residency program as Chief Resident in 1991, he became board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery in 1992.

Dr. Guanciale was extensively trained in trauma and minimally invasive surgery during his residency with subsequent rotations in Colorectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, Pediatric Surgery at the Children’s Hospital in Dayton, Ohio and Trauma Surgery at Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. His interest in surgically underserved areas and his desire to be able to practice all facets of general, vascular, and gynecologic surgery moved him initially to rural Kentucky then to South Carolina and now, Arizona!

In 2007, Dr. Guanciale was accepted to the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery fellowship program with the Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgical Group in Beverly Hills, California. This highly sought-after program, and its affiliate rotations with respected members of the cosmetic surgery community in the Southern California area, afforded him experience in all facets of general and dermatologic cosmetic procedures, with an emphasis on cutting-edge technologies and patient care.

The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) awarded Dr. Guanciale his Board Certification in General Cosmetic Surgery in 2011.


Dr. Guanciale has acted as an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery since 1993. He was elected Secretary-Treasurer, Vice President, and President of the South Carolina Osteopathic Association. In 2002, Dr. Guanciale served as the South Carolina delegate to the American Osteopathic Association. He was appointed and currently serves as a member of the Medical Disciplinary Commission for the South Carolina Medical Board. He served as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice Chief, and Chief of Staff for the Waccamaw Medical Center in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina.

He has served as an Associate Professor of Surgery for the Pikeville Osteopathic School of Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky and as a preceptor of medical students from the Pikeville School, the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, and the NOVA Southeastern School of Osteopathic Medicine. He was granted the title of Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons in September of 2000. In 2008, Dr. Guanciale became a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons.

Dr. Guanciale has been awarded medical licenses in Ohio, Kentucky, South Carolina, Arizona, and California with current active licenses in South Carolina and Arizona. He currently practices Cosmetic and General Surgery at Valley View Medical Center in Fort Mohave, Arizona. In September 2013, Dr. Jerry Guanciale was elected Chief of Staff for Valley View Medical Center.