Posts in September, 2018

  • Health System Neurology Practice Relocates to Outpatient Care Center

    September 27, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Neurology, the office of Enrique Fernandez, M.D. , Nakia Wilson, M.D. , and Vivian Allen, ANP-C, has moved to the Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center at 2500 Starling Street, Suite 501, on the Brunswick Campus. Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Neurology, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health ...
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  • WOW Mobile Health Vehicle Offers Mammograms in October

    September 27, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle. In March 2018, the Health System’s commitment to fighting breast cancer was recognized with a generous $50,000 grant from Coastal Georgia Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The ...
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  • Breast milk is the Best Milk: Baby-Friendly Initiative at Southeast Georgia Health System Helps Moms Breastfeed

    September 26, 2018 – There’s nothing like a new baby to bring out the worrier in a first-time mom. She’s got so many choices to make, and it’s normal for her to question whether she’s making the right decisions. But she can feel confident in the decision to breastfeed. Breast milk helps babies develop stronger immune systems and reduces their risk of allergies, ...
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  • Orthopaedic Surgeons Discuss Innovative Total Knee Replacement During Part III of Webinar

    Denny A. Carter, M.D., and Beau Sasser, M.D., board-certified orthopaedic surgeons at Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, make a return appearance on the Health System’s Health Chat Webinars series to discuss an innovative total knee replacement technique using Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted technology. This webinar is part three of their continued conversation on minimally ...
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  • The Benefits of Man's Best Friend

    “Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” ~ Orhan Pamuk, My name is Red I have a million pet stories. Probably because I’ve had a million pets growing up, which has continued into my adulthood. My mother and Aunt Peggy say it’s because there is an animal fairy that shuttles them my way. Growing up, my house was full of the requisite cats and dogs, as well ...
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  • Health System Auxiliaries to Host Lifestyle Sales

    Fundraiser Open to the Public Sept. 21, 2018 – From shoes and luggage to electronics, kitchen appliances and everything in between, the Southeast Georgia Health System Auxiliaries Lifestyle Sales at the Brunswick and Camden campuses will be an event you won’t want to miss. The sales, which are open to the community, will include a large variety of name brand merchandise for all ages, ...
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  • An Unexpected Delivery During Hurricane Florence

    Predictions regarding Hurricane Florence’s trajectory and approach broadcasted on weather stations a week well in advance of the storm’s landfall, giving Tanikqua Stevenson of Ridgeland, South Carolina, plenty of time to plan for an evacuation. Having seen three previous hurricanes in her lifetime, she was no novice to evacuating in preparation of a storm, but it was the first time ...
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  • Health System Welcomes Jason Dancy, M.D., To Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery

    Sept. 17, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome physical medicine & rehabilitation physician Jason Dancy, M.D., to Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, and to the Brunswick Campus medical staff. Dancy earned his medical degree from Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, West Indies. He completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at ...
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  • Health System Welcomes Jake J. Porter III, M.D., MPH To Summit Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery

    September 17, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to welcome orthopaedic surgeon Jake J. Porter III, M.D., MPH, to Summit Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery, and to the Brunswick Campus medical staff. Porter earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennesse, and completed his residency at Atlanta Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic ...
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  • Health System Welcomes Adult Nurse Practitioner

    September 14, 2018 – Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Norka Perez Romero, AGNP-BC, to the Community Care Center, a strategic affiliate of the Health System. An adult nurse practitioner, Perez joins Samantha R. Meeks, ANP-C to provide primary care services for adults. In 2000, Perez received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Facultad de ...
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  • Southeast Georgia is NOT in the track of Hurricane Florence

    Good news! Southeast Georgia is not in the track of Hurricane Florence, and we do not anticipate any significant impact from the storm. We will continue to monitor and send an alert with necessary updates should conditions change. Frequently Asked Questions: Q: Is it going to rain? A: Yes, but just a little. Southeast Georgia forecast calls for typical afternoon showers throughout the weekend. We ...
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  • Prostate Cancer Awareness | Screenings Save Lives

    Southeast Georgia Health System knows that early detection can save lives and is offering free prostate cancer screenings in Brantley, Glynn and McIntosh counties during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September. No appointments are necessary for the free screening. Men age 40 or older, or those with a family history of prostate cancer, are encouraged to attend. Results will be mailed to ...
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  • New Hope for Those With Severe Asthma

    September 10, 2018 – The number of people living with asthma has nearly doubled over the last 40 years, according to the National Health Interview Survey, and Southeast Georgia is no exception. But, thanks to recent scientific breakthroughs, there’s a new procedure that has the potential to dramatically improve the quality of life for people who have trouble controlling their asthma. ...
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