Only those in the medical field know how magnanimous his Textbook Of Medical Physiology is! His book has become the gold standard for Medical Physiology and is the best-selling Physiology book ever!
He was affected by Polio at 27 years of age when he was completing his final year of Residency. He needed months to recuperate and was left with weakened right leg, left arm and shoulders. Realizing he could not become a Cardiovascular surgeon, his dream, he took to research. Later on, Guyton went on become the Dean of The University of Mississippi!