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Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia

“It’s not brain surgery,” joked Dr. Kimberly Mackey during an interview at South Georgia Medical Center. But, actually, it is… Dr. Mackey is a double-board certified neurosurgeon in adult and pediatric neurosurgery who joined the medical staff of SGMC this month. With intentions of becoming a plastic surgeon, Dr. Mackey attended medical school at the University of Chicago. However, it was a neurosurgeon she met … Continue reading Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia

Neurology Practice Emphasizes Holistic, Patient-Focused Care: Dr. Sheri Swader Leading the Charge

Neurological disorders affect millions of people and can make everyday tasks cumbersome and scary. From migraines and sleeplessness to epilepsy and back pain, these issues make enjoying life hard. Since 2008, Southern Healthcare Alliance Neurology has been treating the patient, not the disorder. They stand by their Christian philosophy and holistic approach. When coming to the office, they treat you like family and always listen. … Continue reading Neurology Practice Emphasizes Holistic, Patient-Focused Care: Dr. Sheri Swader Leading the Charge

Brain Injury Awareness On and Off the Field

Although it’s unavoidable to become injured while playing sports, it is important to be aware of the risks of which injuries are the most common and can have the most severe outcomes. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, about 21 percent of sports and recreational activities contribute to traumatic brain injuries among children and adolescents in America. While sports injuries rarely lead to … Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness On and Off the Field