Atlantic General Hospital Neurologist Honored By National Ms Society, Maryland Chapter

Preeti Yonker, M.D., a neurologist with Atlantic General Hospital and Health System, was honored with the 2012 Ed Duggan Community Champion Healthcare Professional Award by the Maryland chapter of the National MS Society this month. The annual award is presented to a doctor, nurse, neurologist, physical therapist, home health specialist or other healthcare professional who positively impacts the care and health of people living with multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Yonker joined Atlantic General Hospital and Health System in 2008 after completing a clinical fellowship in neurophysiology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich. She received her medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and her neurology residency at Henry Ford. Dr. Yonker holds a subspecialty in epilepsy and also provides general neurology care including headache and migraine management and treatment of lower back pain, stroke, neuropathy, dementia, multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases.

She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Yonker is currently accepting new patients and can be reached at 410-641- 4765

About Atlantic General Hospital
Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) Counties since May 1993. Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md. combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 25 primary care provider and specialist offices, care for residents and visitors throughout the region. For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit