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George W. Bugg

Dr. George W. Bugg, MD, MPH

Chief of the Neonatology Service

Dr. Bugg is a native of Nashville, Tennessee and a graduate of Meharry Medical College. He completed his pediatric residency, neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship and masters in public health at Emory University.


  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Pediatrics


  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
  • Internship: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

Honored for contributions to the Black Community by the Concerned Black Clergy of Metro Atlanta

The Tee Rae Dismukes Award for many years of service to Georgia's Women and Children by the Georgia Perinatal Association


Bugg, K; Bugg G. Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere. Breastfeed Med. 8(5):453, 2013 Oct.

Dunlop AL; Dubin C; Raynor BD; Bugg GW Jr; Schmotzer B; Brann AW Jr.Interpregnancy primary care and social support for African-American women at risk for recurrent very-low-birthweight delivery: a pilot evaluation. Matern Child Health J. 12(4):461-8, 2008 Jul.

Tuboku-Metzger AJ; O'Shea JS; Campbell RM; Hulse JE; Bugg GW; Jones DW. Cardiovascular effects of cocaine in neonates exposed prenatally. Am J Perinatol. 13(1):1-4, 1996 Jan.