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Published on September 03, 2014

Dr. Kristin Etzkorn, rheumatology specialist, joins local medical community

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

A fellowship-trained rheumatologist has joined the medical staffs of Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital.

Dr. Kristin Etzkorn, who practices at Carolina Rheumatology and Neurology Associates in Murrells Inlet, offers specialized care for patients with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus and uveitis.

Dr. Etzkorn earned her degree in osteopathic medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic  Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She also completed a fellowship in rheumatology at the Medical College of Georgia and  is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Carolina Rheumatology and Neurology Associates is located at 4835 Highway 17 Bypass. For more information, please call 843-692-0968.


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