OU Medicine News

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August 31, 2018

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE PHYSICIAN JOINS PRACTICE


GeorgeJerry-PedsER01OKLAHOMA CITY – Jerry P. George, M.D., a pediatric emergency medicine physician, has established his practice with OU Children’s Physicians. He sees patients at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center.

George is board certified in pediatrics. He completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed a pediatric residency at State University of New York- Brooklyn Health Science Center, Brooklyn, and earned his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada. George earned a master’s degree and bachelor’s degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Physicians and the Society for Pediatric Sedation.

OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty.

More than 335 of these doctors and advanced practice providers have committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts.

OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.