Genesys names pediatric inpatient medical director




Pediatrician George Zureikat, MD

Pediatrician George Zureikat, MD

GENESEE COUNTY — Pediatrician George Zureikat, MD, has joined the Genesys medical team as pediatric inpatient specialist medical director.

In this newly-created position, Dr. Zureikat will focus on the treatment and management of inpatient pediatric patients with complex medical conditions. He also will serve as a consultant and additional resource for physicians who provide pediatric inpatient care at Genesys, and for pediatric patients in the Genesys Emergency department.

Dr. Zureikat and Sara Pendleton, MD, medical director of Pediatrics at Genesys, will work together collaboratively to oversee and expand pediatric services for the community. Dr. Zureikat completed a pediatric critical care fellowship in 1986 from the University of California. He has received many awards for his work in pediatrics including the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation

Excellence in Research award. He is board certified in pediatrics and in pediatric critical care medicine, and is a diplomate in sleep medicine from the American Board of Pediatrics.

To reach Dr. Zureikat, call 810-606- 8886. His office is located inside Genesys Regional Medical Center’s Health Park campus. — G.G.


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