Linda D. Guydon, M.D., received her bachelor's degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. She earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and went on to complete her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Boston City Hospital. Dr. Guydon relocated to Atlanta where she joined Southeastern Health Services (PruCare) and practiced General Internal Medicine from 1983-1988. In 1988, she joined the Atlanta Medical Associates where she served as co-founder and Medical Director of the Immediate Care Center until 1992. In 1992, she began a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Dr. Guydon is board certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology. Her special areas of interests include the management of asthma and sinus disease.
Dr. Guydon has published several articles in professional journals including the Journal of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology, Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunology and Respiratory Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Guydon is consistently voted one of Atlanta's top allergists in Atlanta magazine's "Top Doctors" issue.
In her spare time, Dr. Guydon enjoys traveling, biking, listening to music, dancing and reading.
Dr. Guydon sees patients at our Johns Creek and Northlake locations.
Guydon L, Horowitz E, Joyner D, Malveaux F, Togias A. Nasal symptom and nasal fluid neutrophilia correlate with clinical indices of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:#390.
Horowitz E, Guydon L, Joyner D, Malveaux F, Togias A. Asthma knowledge in adolescent patients and their guardians: Correlates and discrepancies. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1994;93:#770.
Guydon L, Kagey-Sobotka A, Lichtenstein LM, MacDonald SM, Berman AR, Skloot GS, Togias AG. Relationships between peripheral blood basophil releasability and lung physiology following antigen challenge in asthma. Respir Critical Care Med 1994;149(4):A962.
Horowitz E, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Philip G, Peebles S, Berman A, Viksman M, Togias A. Validation of an asthma severity questionnaire for adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995;95(1-2):#513.
Togias A, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Horowitz E. Factors affecting asthma knowledge in adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1995;95(1-2):#335.
Horowitz E, Joyner D, Guydon L, Malveaux F, Togias A. Allergy to the Blatella Germanica (Bla g) Cockroach (CR): A Major Risk Factor for Asthma Severity in Adolescents. ASTHMA 1995: Theory to Treatment – July 15-17, 1995 Chicago, IL
Guydon L, Horowitz E, Joyner D, Malveaux FJ, Togias A. Asthma in Inner-City Adolescents: Analysis of Morbidity Factors. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy & Immunol 1994;8(3):185-193.