New Physician Joins Internal Medicine Practice

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: March 21, 2011 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome internal medicine physician Sinnathurai Vasantha-Kumar, M.D., who goes by S. Vasantha-Kumar, M.D., to Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Internal Medicine, a strategic affiliate of the Health System. Kumar earned his medical degree from the University of Sri Lanka before receiving his Medical Membership in the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) postgraduate medical diploma in London, United Kingdom. His residency included an emphasis in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, rheumatology, dermatology and neurology. He completed residency at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. He is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has 17 years of hospital and 12 years of primary care experience, including stints as a clinical instructor at the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the Health System, Kumar was most recently a primary care/internal medicine specialist with Gwinnett Clinic in Lilburn, Ga., where Kumar treated patients for the past 13 years. This multi-location group of health care clinics specializes in family and internal medicine with 21 locations throughout Gwinnett County and northeast metro Atlanta.

“We feel very fortunate to have a physician with such a depth of knowledge and experience join our practice,” says Practice Manager Julie Kroscavage. “Having Dr. Kumar on board allows us to expand our services and better serve the medical needs of more patients in Camden County and the surrounding area. We are thrilled to welcome him to our practice and our area.” Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Internal Medicine is a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System. They have two locations—52 Lindsey Lane, Kingsland and 2040 Dan Proctor Drive, Suite 170, St. Marys on the Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus. For more information, or to make an appointment, call 912-882-6767. About Southeast Georgia Health System

Southeast Georgia Health System is a not-for-profit health care system with multiple locations and services. The Health System has served the residents and visitors of the beautiful Golden Isles of Coastal Georgia and surrounding areas of Southeast Georgia since 1888. Headquartered in the historic port city of Brunswick, the Health System serves the health care needs of residents from eight counties in Southeast Georgia - Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Glynn, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, and Wayne. For more information call 912-466-7000 or visit www.sghs.com.