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Dr. Lockhart joining St. Mary’s Neurological Specialists

Dr. Lockhart will provide outpatient neurological care at SMNS Oconee office

Watkinsville, Ga. – Catherine Lockhart, D.O., chief neurology resident at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Ill., is joining St. Mary’s Neurological Specialists effective Aug. 5.

St. Mary’s Neurological Specialists provides outpatient care for people with a wide range of neurological conditions and needs, including headache, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, peripheral nerve disorders, dementia, neuromuscular diseases, sleep disorders, spinal cord disorders, stroke prevention, and stroke follow-up care. Dr. Lockhart joins Dr. Angela McSwain and Dr. Michael Steadham in the practice.

Dr. Lockhart received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She earned her medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s campus in Bradenton, Fla., and has completed her neurology residency at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, including serving for the past year as chief resident.

Among her publications and lectures are studies on hard-to-diagnose posterior circulation stroke, neurologic complications of illicit drug use, vertigo, and swelling of the brain and spinal cord caused by amoeba.

Dr. Lockhart is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Osteopathic Association. She enjoys movies, hiking, art, travel and music.

New patient appointments now being accepted

New patient appointments are now being accepted with a referral from a primary care physician. For information or to make an appointment, please contact St. Mary’s Neurological Specialists.

Phone: 706.310.1859


Location: 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, Building 200, Suite 261, just off the Oconee Connector near Loop 10 and Ga. 316

St. Mary’s Neurological Associates also has satellite offices in Greensboro at 1110 Commerce Drive, Suite 108 and in Lavonia at 355 Clear Creek Parkway, Suite 1008. Drs. McSwain and Steadham continue to see patients in these locations as well as at the Oconee office.

As part of St. Mary’s Medical Group, St. Mary’s Neurological Specialists accepts most major insurance plans and Medicare. Please contact your insurance provider for more information regarding your specific plan requirements for a neurology referral. For information about the practice, please visit

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