The holidays are a time to honor and memorialize friends and family. SGMC invites the public to attend its first Love Light candle ceremonies at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, Dec. 8 at 6 pm, and SGMC Lanier Campus in Lakeland, Dec. 13 at 6pm.
South Georgia Medical Center named Richard Huth administrator of its Berrien and Lanier Campuses located in Nashville and Lakeland, Georgia.
SGMC recently honored 213 long-term employees for a collective 3,575 years of faithful service to our patients and community. These employees were recognized for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years of continuous service.
Becky Thompson, Registered Nurse on 3 West at South Georgia Medical Center, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for November.
Miranda Pruitt, Emergency Department Charge Nurse at SGMC Lanier Campus, received The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses for October.
Pam Jones was recently promoted to Director of Educational Services at South Georgia Medical Center.
Toni Quimby has taken the position as Director of Quality Improvement/Patient Safety at South Georgia Medical Center.
SGMC welcomes Irene Sheppard, MSN, RN, CEN as the new administrative director of Emergency Services and Monitor Bank.
Tom Schleusner has been named the Administrative Director of Facilities for South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates.
The Volunteer Auxiliary at South Georgia Medical Center presented a donation of $25,000 to the SGMC Foundation at its October Board meeting.
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.
Three cameras improve visualization of the colon
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.
Eighteen million Americans suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD) which is potentially life threatening, and if left untreated can have grave consequences.
Lara Davis, Labor and Delivery Nurse, became the first recipient of The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses at South Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday.
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.
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.
With the impending Tropical Storm Hermine, South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates are adjusting hours of operation for Friday, September 2.
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.
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.