Pruitt Honored with DAISY Nursing Award


Miranda Pruitt, Emergency Department Charge Nurse at SGMC Lanier Campus, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for October.

Jones Becomes SGMC’s Director of Educational Services


Pam Jones was recently promoted to Director of Educational Services at South Georgia Medical Center.

Quimby named Director of Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Department


Toni Quimby has taken the position as Director of Quality Improvement/Patient Safety at South Georgia Medical Center.

Sheppard Joins SGMC’s Emergency Department


SGMC welcomes Irene Sheppard, MSN, RN, CEN as the new administrative director of Emergency Services and Monitor Bank.

Schleusner Named SGMC Administrative Director of Facilities


Tom Schleusner has been named the Administrative Director of Facilities for South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates.

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary donates $25,000 to SGMC Foundation


The Volunteer Auxiliary at South Georgia Medical Center presented a donation of $25,000 to the SGMC Foundation at its October Board meeting.

SGMC Coordinating Operations with Emergency Agencies in Preparation of the Storm


With impending Hurricane Matthew to hit the east coast of Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina within the next 24-hours, SGMC, its campuses and affiliates, are preparing for patient transfers and potential problems associated with mass evacuees.

SGMC Offers Innovative Full Spectrum Endoscopy®


Three cameras improve visualization of the colon

Valdosta Physician Gives Presidential Address


South Georgia Medical Center physician, Maurice Solis, MD, FACS of SGMC CardioVascular Institute in Valdosta, recently attended the fourth annual scientific sessions of the Georgia Vascular Society (GVS) at the Ritz Carlton, Reynolds at Lake Oconee, Greensboro, Georgia.

SGMC Urges Greater Awareness of PAD


Eighteen million Americans suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD) which is potentially life threatening, and if left untreated can have grave consequences.

Davis Honored with DAISY Nursing Award


Lara Davis, Labor and Delivery Nurse, became the first recipient of The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses at South Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday.

SGMC Hosts Prostate Cancer Screenings


September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and SGMC will be holding a free prostate cancer screening on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6-7:30 pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center.

Christian Love Church Hosts “Serenity, an Inspirational Comedy”


The Health & Wellness Ministry at Christian Love Bible Baptist Church will host a special stage performance entitled “Serenity, an Inspirational Comedy” at 6pm on Saturday, Sept. 17.

SGMC Adjusts Facility Schedules & Postpones Elective Surgeries


With the impending Tropical Storm Hermine, South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates are adjusting hours of operation for Friday, September 2.

Volunteers Use Talents to Support Cancer Patients


If you knit, crochet or sew and have a desire to do something to benefit area cancer patients, consider joining the Chemo Cap Brigade, a group of volunteers at South Georgia Medical Center.

SGMC Welcomes Neonatologist


Corné Maydell, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in Neonatology. Dr. Maydell is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics, and Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine.

Hospital Authority Board Names Hospital Heroes for August


Family member of patient details experience, highlighting individuals who cared for her by name.

Dementia Caregivers Support Group Forms at SGMC Berrien Campus


SGMC Berrien Campus is starting a free support group for individuals who care for loved ones diagnosed with dementia.

A “Chilling” Discovery Saves Cardiac Arrest Patients


Induced Hypothermia Preserves Brain Function

Responding to the Cardiac Needs of a First Responder


Retired Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department Captain Carl Smith Thankful for SGMC

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