Marsha Guess, MD
Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn-Female Pelvic Med and Recon Surg

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (1997)
Graduate School :
  • MS, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Howard University (DC) (1992)
Internship:
  • UCLA Medical Center Program (1998)
Residency:
  • UCLA Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology (2001)
Fellowships:
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Montefiore) Program, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (2004)
Department: Ob/Gyn-Female Pelvic Med and Recon Surg

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery

Research Interests

Dr. Guess's research interests include increasing women’s knowledge about pelvic floor disorders and understanding the pathophysiology of these conditions, particularly as they relate to pregnancy, childbirth and sexual dysfunction.

Publications

  • Chernyak V, Bleier J, Kobi M, Paquette I, Flusberg M, Zimmern P, Rodriguez LV, Glanc P, Palmer S, Rodriguez LM, Guess MK, Weinstein MM, Ram R, Jambhekar K, Khatri G. Clinical applications of pelvic floor imaging: opinion statement endorsed by the society of abdominal radiology (SAR), American Urological Association (AUA), and American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS). Abdom Radiol (NY). 2021 Apr;46(4):1451-1464. PubMed PMID: 33772614
  • Orlicky DJ, Guess MK, Bales ES, Rascoff LG, Arruda JS, Hutchinson-Colas JA, Johnson J, Connell KA. Using the novel pelvic organ prolapse histologic quantification system to identify phenotypes in uterosacral ligaments in women with pelvic organ prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Jan;224(1):67.e1-67.e18. PubMed PMID: 33130030
  • Orlicky DJ, Guess MK, Bales ES, Rascoff LG, Arruda JS, Hutchinson-Colas JA, Johnson J, Connell KA. Using the Novel Pelvic Organ Prolapse Histology Quantification System to Identify Phenotypes in Uterosacral Ligaments in Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33130030
  • Vash-Margita A, Guess MK. The complex relationship between urinary and defecatory disorders in young and adolescent girls. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Oct;31(5):317-324. PubMed PMID: 31361608
  • Mckay ER, Lundsberg LS, Miller DT, Draper A, Chao J, Yeh J, Rangi S, Torres P, Stoltzman M, Guess MK. Knowledge of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Obstetrics. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov Dec;25(6):419-425. PubMed PMID: 30074917
  • Mckay ER, Lundsberg LS, Miller DT, Draper A, Chao J, Yeh J, Rangi S, Torres P, Stoltzman M, Guess MK. Knowledge of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Obstetrics. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2018 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30074917
  • Guess MK, Connell KA, Chudnoff S, Adekoya O, Richmond C, Nixon KE, Freeman K, Melman A. The Effects of a Genital Vibratory Stimulation Device on Sexual Function and Genital Sensation. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jul Aug;23(4):256-262. PubMed PMID: 27918337
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Professional Memberships

  • American Urogynecologic Society, Member
  • Internation Urogynecological Society, Member
  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologist, Member
  • New Haven Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Women's Pelvic Health & Surgery
1635 Aurora Ct
3rd Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2233

UCHealth - Lone Tree Health Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-848-2200

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Board Certification (2013)
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Conditions & Treatments
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Incontinence
  • Kidneys and Urinary System
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Reconstructive Urology
  • Women's Health - Fecal Incontinence
  • Women's Health
  • Women's Health - Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Clinical Interests
I specialize in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, with particular interests in pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic reconstructive surgery and sexual dysfunction.

Care Philosophy
I love my patients. I strive to produce an environment in which patients are at ease and feel confident enough to discuss their problems with me. I am warmed by their trust in me to help them, and I aspire for them to be reassured, knowing that I may have the ability to improve their lives.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine (1997)
Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Albert Einstein College Of Medicine (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Howard University (DC) (1992)
Internships:
  • UCLA Medical Center Program (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • UCLA Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology (2001)
Fellowships:
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Montefiore) Program, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (2004)
Department: Ob/Gyn-Female Pelvic Med and Recon Surg
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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