Louise Y. Ledbetter, MD

Dr. Ledbetter is originally from Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree in Math and Biology and her Medical Doctorate degree from Wake Forest University. She obtained an MBA from George Washington University. She completed her residency in Neurology at The University of California, San Diego, where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ledbetter is Board Certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine, and has a special interest in sports concussions. She served twice as President of the Maury County Medical Society, and was recognized in 2014 as Best Neurologist in Maury County. She and her husband live in Columbia.

INTERESTS

Concussion in youth sports

Medical School

1987 - M.D. Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
1982 - B.S. Biology/Mathematics Cum Laude, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency

7/90-6/91 - University of California Department of Neurosciences,San Diego, CA
7/88-8/90 - Neurology, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, , Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Certifications

Board Certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine

Awards and Honors

Paul Harris Fellow - 1999
Golden Neuron Award - 1991
Most Outstanding Resident, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego.
Golden Neuron Award - 1991
Best Resident Teacher, Department of Neurosciences, University of California, San Diego.
Welch Kempton Myasthenia Gravis Research Award – 1989
Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship – Bowman Gray School of Medicine, 1983-1987.
Alpha Epsilon Delta, Pre-medical Honor Society, Wake Forest University.
Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society, Wake Forest University.
Interdisciplinary Honors Program, Wake Forest University.