St. Mary's Sacred Heart

(706) 356-7800
367 Clear Creek Parkway  •  Lavonia, GA 30553

Dr. Lauren Hearn joins Lighthouse Family Practice

Dr. Lauren Hearn joins Lighthouse Family Practice

Lauren Hearn, DO, a primary care physician providing family medicine and obstetrics care, is joining Dr. Paul Raber and Lighthouse Family Practice, effective August 28. Lighthouse is part of St. Mary's Medical Group and its physicians have privileges at St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia.

Dr. Hearn provides wellness care, outpatient illness care, and chronic condition management for patients ages infants to senior adults, as well as obstetrical care for women in all stages of pregnancy, from before conception to after delivery. She is especially interested in rural, outpatient, full-scope family medicine, faith-based health care, preventative medicine, family-centered maternity care, and obstetrical ultrasound.

A resident of Royston, Dr. Hearn comes to Lighthouse from Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System in South Carolina, where she recently completed her obstetrics fellowship.

She earned her bachelor's degree in human nutrition, food and exercise from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va. She then received her medical degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, also in Blacksburg, before continuing into her family medicine residency at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC. She then completed her additional year of training in obstetrics.

Dr. Hearn is board-certified in Family Medicine and also maintains certification in advanced life support in obstetrics, advanced cardiac life support, neonatal resuscitation and pediatric advanced life support. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Board of Family Medicine, and the Christian Medical and Dental Associations.

Dr. Hearn is married to Clayton G. Hearn, DO. She enjoys travel, home remodeling, volunteer missions work, gardening, spending time with family, and being involved with her family's church.

Lighthouse Family Practice is now accepting new patient appointments for Dr. Hearn. As part of St. Mary's Medical Group, Lighthouse accepts most major insurance plans. To make an appointment, please call 706.356.1422. The practice is located at 12134 Augusta Road, Suite A, Lavonia. For more information, including new patient paperwork, look up Dr. Hearn or Lighthouse Family Practice at

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