Many of you have probably followed Deanne over the past several months at Caring Bridge (Over 7,000 people visited her CaringBridge Website with nearly 400 messages left for Deanne over a six week period).

After mircalous surgery on her neck in May, coupled with the prayers of hundreds of friends and patients, she is celebrating a new service and ministry to children in the Ballentine/Dutch Fork area!

Deanne is currently accepting new patients at the recently opened Ballentine Pediatrics (732-0920) located at 11134 Broad River Road, Suite D – Opposite the Food Lion by the Peak Exit
(Exit 97).

Dr. Geurkink is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 1990, and then completed her Medical Doctorate from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1996. She finished her pediatric residency at Palmetto Health Richland Children’s Hospital. She has been practicing pediatric and adolescent medicine in Columbia, South Carolina since 1999 and is currently an Associate Professor at the Children’s Hospital. Dr. Geurkink is married and has three children. She attends Gateway Baptist Church . Her interests include family activities revolving around baseball, tennis, swim team, and music. She is also involved in world missions and women’s ministry.

Dr. Geurkink was born and raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In her spare time Dr. Geurkink enjoys reading, gardening and spending time with her husband Tim and her three children Victoria, David, and Caroline.