Authorization for Release of Medical Records

Request for copies of records from patients must be in writing. The patient must complete an authorization form and produce picture identification; or the signature on the authorization form must match the signature in the record.

The patient must state his purpose for obtaining copies of the record. A charge will be made for copies obtained for other than continuing medical care.

Records may be released to a person designated by the patient in writing.

Effective March 2, 2015:
South Georgia Medical Center patients must obtain copies of their medical records at:
SGMC Smith Northview Campus, 4280 North Valdosta Road, Valdosta, GA
Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm

Health Information Management, Release of Information, will no longer be available at the SGMC Main Campus.
For more information call 229.433.8055.