Georgia State Patrol Troopers Honored as Hospital Heroes

Post 31 Valdosta Corporal David Sellars, Trooper First Class Kirk Lund, and Trooper First Class Patrick Orr, SGMC Lab Technologist Lisa Chaney, Trooper Slade Reed Post #13 Tifton, SGMC Interim Lab Director Ron Riffle, and SGMC Chief Operating Officer Heath Evans at the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Board of Directors Meeting on April 20


Troopers of the Georgia State Patrol were honored as South Georgia Medical Center’s Hospital Heroes by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Hospital Authority.

SGMC Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week


SGMC celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2016. SGMC is thankful for each and every volunteer who serves at our campuses on a daily basis. We appreciate their dedication and time.

Organ Donation- Truly the Ultimate Gift

LifeLink Coordinator Michelle Burkett and SGMC Quality Improvement Specialist Toni Quimby with guest speaker Laurie Carter and her daughters Claire and Emily


Laurie Carter, a resident of Nashville, Georgia, would have never envisioned she’d be speaking at organizations to raise awareness of organ donation, but that’s exactly what she does now.

SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center Physicians & Staff


South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care

Nurse Practitioners Enhance Pearlman Cancer Center Team

Jennifer Stevick, NP-C, Kaitlyn Baxter, NP-C, and Lisa Weldon, ANP-BC


Healthcare in the United States is undergoing major changes. The battle to adapt to these changes, while continuing to place the patient at the center of all decisions, is one that SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center (PCC) is winning.

Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association presents check to benefit the Pearlman Cancer Center

Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association presents check to SGMC Foundation. Pictured Front Row (L-R): Sharon Spuhler, Pat Connell, James Lee Herndon (SGMC Foundation), Mary Kay Corbitt, Karen Baskin, Bridgett Young (Pearlman Cancer Center), Nancy Parker, Nancy King, Charlotte Applegeet.  Back Row (L - R):  Jeanine Dell, Harriet Crum, Susan Kent, Brenda Daniel, Martha Livingston, Becky Kitzmiller.


The Stone Creek Ladies Golf Association recently presented a check for $5,500 to the SGMC's Foundation which benefits SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center.

Evans Named Chief Operating Officer at SGMC

Heath A. Evans, FACHE


Heath A. Evans, FACHE, has been selected to serve as South Georgia Medical Center’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

SGMC’s Mobile Healthcare Services (EMS) Awarded Service of the Year for Region 8


South Georgia Medical Center’s Mobile Healthcare Services was named “Service of the Year”.

Roger McDonald, RN Named Most Valuable Employee

Roger McDonald, RN


SGMC is proud to announce Roger McDonald, RN was named the Most Valuable Employee by the Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.

SGMC Stroke Program Wins Third Consecutive Award as Coverdell Champion Hospital of the Year

Carmen Counts, RN; James Owen, MD; Janice Irvin, RN; Stacy Beck, RN, FNP;  Code Stroke Medical Director Brian Dawson, MD; Lori Trouille, NP; and Jay Kelly, RN


SGMC Stroke Program Wins Third Consecutive Award as Coverdell Champion Hospital of the Year.

Influenza Activity Increasing In Lowndes County


According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, flu activity is increasing. Lowndes and surrounding counties are seeing an increase in the number of cases as well.

Valdosta Oral Surgeon John Roan, DDS appointed to Hospital Authority

Oral Surgeon John Roan, DDS


Valdosta Oral Surgeon John Roan, DDS has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, Georgia.

SGMC Adds Advanced Identity Resolution Technology to Safeguard Patients

SGMC Patient Access Services Representative Kenneth Brown showcases the SafeChx software and how easy it is to use.


New Fingerprint Identification System Provides Modern, Convenient Patient Registration

SGMC Hosts Heart Health Events


South Georgia Medical Center seeks to change this by raising awareness of heart disease with educational and screening events throughout the month of February, National Heart Health Month.

Lead Physicians Named for SGMC Hospitalist Program


SGMC, in collaboration with hospitalist partner EmCare, announces that Internal Medicine Physicians Roberto Garcia, MD and Felix Valdez, MD have been appointed to lead SGMC’s Hospitalist Program.

Important Notice Regarding Infusion Services at SGMC


Beginning Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, Infusion Services will relocate from the main building to the SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center. This will provide easier access to patients using these services.

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents stockings to newborn babies


SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary presents stockings to newborn babies this holiday season.

Myers and Forbes Assume New Leadership Roles

Jan Myers, RN, MSN


SGMC has named Jan Myers, RN, MSN as it new Administrative Director for the SGMC Berrien and Lanier Campuses.

Failure to file required documentation has caused the SGMC Berrien Campus to be listed on the CMS Hospital Acquired Conditions Report


The reimbursement penalty has been imposed because of an oversight in the transfer of documentation files and not because of any hospital acquired condition reports.

SGMC Recognized as a Top 10 Large Hospital by Georgia Trend


South Georgia Medical Center was named the Top 10 Large Hospital in Georgia for 2015 by Georgia Trend magazine.

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