Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pediatrics offers comprehensive
and well rounded medical services for children and adolescents.
There are three convenient locations:
Brunswick (Fourth St.),
St. Simons Island.
- Well-baby visits and childhood check-ups including immunizations
- Adolescent preventive care
- Diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic illness including asthma.
- Nutrition advice
- Parenting support and resources
- Lactation Counseling
- Evaluation & treatment of ADHD
Healthy Partners Articles
Get To Know Our New Pediatricians
Healthy Partners, Fall 2022
Four talented and caring pediatricians have joined Southeast Georgia Health
System and are accepting new patients. Here are some fun facts about them.
Juan Arana, D.O., earned his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and completed his residency at Children’s
Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Why he became a pediatrician: “It’s
been like a spiritual journey,” Dr. Arana says. “My confirmation
saint is St. John Boscoe. He devoted his life to helping children, and
that’s what I aspire to do too."
Dr. William P. Bristol: A Community Treasure
Healthy Partners, Summer 2021
In a lifetime of pediatric practice, William “Bill” P. Bristol,
M.D. has literally seen it all. For the past 15 years, Dr. Bristol has
cared for children at the Community Care Center, located in Brunswick,
Georgia. Reflecting on his years in medicine, he says: “Vaccines
are one of the most significant changes in pediatrics. When I was little,
I had friends die from polio.” Because those childhood diseases
were eradicated in the U.S. for decades, Dr. Bristol now finds himself
“faced with young parents who want to know why their babies need
Make Your Child’s Vaccinations a Priority All Year Long
Healthy Partners, Fall 2020
Health experts have an important reminder for parents: COVID-19 prevention
shouldn’t translate to skipping your child’s vaccines. Students
entering school for the first time need vaccinations, as well as vision,
hearing, dental and nutrition screenings. Also, children born on or after
Jan. 1, 2002, who are attending seventh grade, and new entrants into Georgia
schools in grades 8 through 12, must have one dose of Tdap vaccine and
one dose of meningococcal vaccine.