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Melinda  H. Peterlin M.D.

Melinda H. Peterlin, M.D.

Chief, Department of Pediatrics-Brunswick Campus

Area of Practice:
Language Spoken: English
  • 1stPrimary Office

    Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics

    7000 Wellness Way
    Ste. 7230
    St. Simons Island, GA 31522
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Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Privileges

Southeast Georgia Health System-Brunswick Campus


Northwestern University


Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL


Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health

Paisley, September 2018

Every Kid is Gifted (In Their Own Way) ArticleEvery Kid is Gifted (In Their Own Way)

Melinda Peterlin never had any doubts about what she wanted to be when she grew up. “I knew at 7-years-old,” said the pediatrician, who joined Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics four years ago. “I knew I wanted to help kids. I have no idea what I would do if I didn’t do this. It was not really a choice for me,” she added, laughing.

After completing her training, Melinda practiced medicine in several locations, including two years near Heidelberg, Germany, and a memorable stint in northern Wisconsin. “We were in an area further north than parts of Canada; I couldn’t handle the weather. I worked in an underserved area, so it was a great experience, but the weather was crushing,” she said, laughing again. “I was not cut out for that!”

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