Dr. George G. Feussner ’62

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Wall of Fame Class of 2014

Dr. George Feussner is an accomplished neurosurgeon who continues to practice in northern Florida. During his long medical career, he has distinguished himself as a major figure in the field of neurology, pioneering and becoming board certified in new technologies for diagnosis and treatment. He has treated more than 200,000 patients throughout his medical tenure. He contributed to research supporting the use of intravenous Dilantin in treating epilepsy, which became the standard of care for unrelenting seizures. He was a co-founder of the Southern Clinical Neurological Society, which now includes more than 300 clinical neurologists from all over the country, and has served on the society’s board for several years. Dr. Feussner held the position of chief of neurology at North Florida Regional Hospital and the former Alachua General Hospital. He also served as a medical officer and major in the U.S. Air Force, treating recently released prisoners of war from Hanoi at the end of the Vietnam War.

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