Georgia Tetlow, M.D., Joins Good Shepherd as Medical Director of Integrative Medicine10/30/2008
October 30, 2008
Allentown, PA – Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has named Georgia Tetlow, M.D., its Medical Director of Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Tetlow is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician specializing in integrative medicine who cares for inpatients and outpatients at Good Shepherd. Her specialty in integrative medicine allows Dr. Tetlow to provide a more comprehensive approach to individual health and healing. She augments her use of conventional medicine with other evidence-based practices from a wide variety of traditions to address the health of the whole person, including mind, body and spirit.
Dr. Tetlow treats patients on an outpatient basis for conditions, such as: musculoskeletal complaints, chronic headaches, arthritis, fatigue, stress management, menopause side effects, insomnia and other sleep issues and stress incontinence. She also offers stress-reducing treatment options for patients preparing for or recovering from surgery.
Dr. Tetlow earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Tetlow is a Bravewell Fellow through the University of Arizona Medical School’s Program in Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Tetlow successfully completed all board certification examinations and will be reviewed for certification by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in early 2009. She has authored multiple academic articles on physical medicine, rehabilitation and integrative medicine.
Dr. Tetlow is a certified hatha yoga personal therapist and group instructor. She is certified in Ayurvedic studies and mindfulness-based stress reduction. Dr. Tetlow is fluent in Spanish and French.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Tetlow, call 610-776-3278, option 2.
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a nationally recognized rehabilitation leader, offering a continuum of care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities and specializing in assistive and rehabilitation technology. More than 40,000 people come to Good Shepherd each year for specialized programs in stroke, orthopedics, brain injury, spinal cord injury, pediatrics, amputation and more. Good Shepherd provides rehabilitation services in 8 eastern Pennsylvania counties. Good Shepherd operates 16 outpatient sites, 4 inpatient sites, a long-term acute care hospital, 2 long-term care homes for people with severe disabilities, an independent living facility, a Work Services division that provides employment training and job placement and a lifestyle products online store called Rehability. Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, began operations in July 2008 and provides post-acute care in the Philadelphia region. Good Shepherd was founded in 1908 when The Rev. John and Estella Raker invited a disabled orphan named Viola into their Allentown, Pennsylvania, home. Good Shepherd is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. For more information, visit www.GoodShepherdRehab.org.