Health System Affiliate Opens Neurosciences Practice, Welcomes New Neurologist to Area

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: July 25, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome neurologist Lori A. Trefts, M.D., to Southeast Georgia Physicians Associates-Neurosciences, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System.

Trefts graduated summa cum laude with a dual undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., before going on to complete her medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. She completed her internal medicine internship at St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis, Mo., her neurology residency and a fellowship in clinical multiple sclerosis, both at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Trefts is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and prior to joining the Health System was an assistant instructor in the Department of Neurology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and most recently was a neurologist with Riverside Medical Group, Hampton Road Neurology, in Newport News, Va., where she treated general neurology patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and recently served as a member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Hampton Road Chapter Board of Trustees.

Southeast Georgia Physicians Associates-Neurosciences is located in the Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center, 2500 Starling St., Suite 503, Brunswick. The practice will offer treatment for multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy and other seizure disorders, Parkinson's disease, headaches, dementia, and diabetic neuropathy. To make an appointment or for more information, call 912-466-5503.