Georgia Tetlow, MD

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Georgia Tetlow, MD

Georgia Tetlow, MD, FAAPMR, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Bravewell Fellow and a national speaker specializing in integrative medicine. In support of a whole person approach to health care, she addresses how conventional medicine can be infused with evidence-based approaches and practices from a wide variety of traditions. She specializes in tailored educational programs and health care provider wellness and self care.

Dr. Tetlow is a sponsored fellow of The Bravewell Collaborative, an operating foundation dedicated to transforming the culture and delivery of health care by returning the soul to medicine. Through the sponsorship of the Bravewell Collaborative, Dr. Tetlow completed an Integrative Medicine Fellowship through the University of Arizona Program in Integrative Medicine.

In the clinic, Tetlow combines the best of conventional medicine with alternative evidence-based practices to address the health of the whole person, including mind, body and spirit. She specializes in recovery from chronic illness as well as acute and chronic musculoskeletal spinal cord injury and orthopedic diagnoses, as well as those suffering from autoimmune disease, inflammatory bowel syndrome, sleep disturbances, headaches, arthritis, fatigue, and many other conditions. She offers training programs in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction 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 physcial medicine and rehabilitation residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. 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 a 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.