Georgia Tetlow, MD

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Georgia Tetlow, MD

Dr. Georgia Tetlow is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician specializing in integrative medicine in the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, centered in Allentown, PA. She cares for both inpatients and outpatients and 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.

Tetlow treats inpatients and outpatients for rehabilitation of stroke, brain injury, amputation, spinal cord injury, and orthopedic diagnoses. In addition, on an outpatient basis she addresses musculoskeletal complaints, chronic headaches, arthritis, fatigue, stress management, effects of menopause, insomnia and other sleep disturbances, stress incontinence and preparation for and recovery from surgery. She offers mindfulness-based stress reduction four times annually, and regularly uses principles of Ayurveda to help patients heal.

Tetlow received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her internal medicine internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center and her rehabilitation residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently a sponsored Fellow of the Bravewell Collaborative, and completing an Integrative Medicine Fellowship through the University of Arizona Medical School's Program in Integrative Medicine.

She has authored academic articles on physical medicine and rehabilitation and integrative medicine, including a co-authorship of a book chapter on Traditional Ayurveda in Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2001. Tetlow is a certified hatha yoga instructor with 18 years experience, as well as private yoga therapist.

She received her certificate of Ayurvedic Studies from the Ayurvedic Institute in 1995, and completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Practicum at Jefferson in 2007. She has been awarded the Rex Newton Research Presentation Award, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Leonard Tow 2004 Humanism in Medicine Award, and a Howard Hughes medical grant through Antioch College, among others. She is fluent in Spanish and French and reads Sanskrit.