The Walter E. Boehm Birth Defects Centers currently serves over 830 patients across the Southeast. Our patients have a primary diagnosis of a congenital birth defect of the brain and spinal cord, such as spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. Our clients range in age from premature infants to adults in their early 50s and come from all socio-economic backgrounds.
In 2017, the Center served 831 birth defects patients from the following counties:
Tennessee : Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Camden, Coffee, Dade, Dekalb, Fentress, Franklin, Gibson, Giles, Grainger, Grundy, Hamblen, Hamilton, Knox, Loudon, Macon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Pickett, Polk, Putnam, Rhea, Sequatchie, Sevier, Union, Warren, White, Williamson Georgia : Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Cobb, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Hamilton, Houston, Murray, Polk, Taylor, Union, Walker, Whitfield Alabama : Calhoun, DeKalb, Etowah, Hamilton, Jackson, Marshall; Mississipp i: Harrison North Carolina : Cherokee, Clay, Durham, Macon, Perquimans South Carolina : Oconee
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