Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
PCOM South Georgia

Our department trains PCOM South Georgia medical students in osteopathic principles, philosophy, and practice including the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) to help diagnose, treat and prevent illness.

Our focus is teaching students to utilize a "whole person" approach to healthcare, which looks beyond the patient’s symptoms to address the underlying cause of illness and working with the patient to improve their health through education, prevention, and quality care.

About Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

The basic tenets of osteopathic medicine are:

  • The body is a unit of mind, body, and spirit.
  • The body is capable of self-healing.
  • Structure and function are interrelated.
  • Rational treatment is based on the understanding of these principles.

This comprehensive approach to patient care includes osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) which utilizes osteopathic philosophy, structural diagnosis and use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the diagnosis and management of patients.

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Osteopathic Medicine Program - PCOM South Georgia

PCOM South Georgia extends the College's commitment to developing healthcare providers in the State of Georgia and the Southeast. The Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) program at PCOM South Georgia trains prepared physicians that are capable of treating diverse communities.

Our OMM laboratory is a state of the art facility with natural lighting, height adjustable tables and advanced audio/video systems for viewing stage presentations. The designated study area outside of the laboratory allows students to practice OMM techniques on height adjustable tables.

The PCOM South Georgia location also supports an undergraduate osteopathic teaching scholars program which provides continuous access to peer tutors in the OMM laboratory setting.

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Contact Us

Contact the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at PCOM South Georgia:

Kristie Petree, DO
OMM Site Director
Assistant Professor of Neuromusculoskeletal and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Email: kristiepe1@pcom.edu
Phone: 229-668-3175

Mailing Address:
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine - PCOM South Georgia
2050 Tallokas Road
Moultrie, GA 31768