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Bon Secours Announces New Pediatric Neurologist at St. Mary’s Hospital

Bon Secours announces Winslow J. Borkowski Jr., M.D., has joined the health system as the leader of its Pediatric Neurology Clinic located at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. Pediatric neurologists are trained to recognize neurological disorders in children. The Bon Secours Pediatric Neurology Clinic provides comprehensive services to treat several of these neurological disorders, including headaches and migraines, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and stroke, neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis and tourette disorder, among others. “I am excited to spearhead the Bon Secours Pediatric Neurology Clinic,” said Dr. Borkowski. “Many children have neurological disorders that require unique medical needs from birth into young adulthood. At the Bon Secours Pediatric Neurology Clinic, we work as a team with our patient’s pediatricians or other primary care doctors to provide comprehensive care for these chronic conditions.” Dr. Borkowski has extensive scholastic experience, having attended the University of Pennsylvania for his undergraduate studies and earning his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He has a master's degree in Public Health and spent time in Thailand conducting research on the effects of maternal pesticide exposure on the neurological examination of newborns. Dr. Borkowski completed his pediatrics residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals. Additionally, he completed a fellowship in pediatric neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and a fellowship in electroencephalography at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Borkowski has a clinical interest in epilepsy, particularly treating patients with refractory seizures with the vagal nerve stimulator. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. # # # About Bon Secours Richmond Health System Bon Secours Richmond is part of Bon Secours Virginia, which provides good help to thousands of Virginians through a network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, ambulatory care sites and continuing care facilities across the Commonwealth. The not-for-profit health system employs more than 8,400 people, including nearly 420 providers as part of the Bon Secours Medical Group. The fourth largest and only faith-based health system in Virginia, Bon Secours Virginia offers a full range of services including cardiac, women’s, children’s, orthopaedics, oncology, neurosciences and surgery at eight award-winning hospitals. - Bon Secours Richmond is St. Mary’s Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center, Richmond Community Hospital, Rappahannock General Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. - Bon Secours Hampton Roads is Maryview Medical Center, DePaul Medical Center and Mary Immaculate Hospital. About Bon Secours Virginia Health Care Foundation The Bon Secours Virginia Health Care Foundation raises charitable funds to help Bon Secours Virginia Health System address the community’s growing health care needs with compassion and excellence. Through charitable support, we are dedicated to helping create healthy communities, advancing clinical innovation and providing an extraordinary experience of care. For more information on giving, visit www.bsvaf.org.