South Georgia Medical Center One of Three Georgia Hospitals to Receive AHA/ASA Target Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award


South Georgia Medical Center is listed in a US News & World Report special section as one of three Georgia hospitals to receive the highest accolades for stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Maurice Solis, MD Elected President of the Georgia Vascular Society

Maurice Soils, MD


Maurice M. Solis, MD, FACS has been elected president of the Georgia Vascular Society (GVS).

Ground is Broken for Replacement SGMC Lakeland Villa


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA d/b/a SGMC Lakeland Villa hosted a groundbreaking on Sunday, September 27, at 3 pm for a replacement nursing home.

Flu Season Arrives Early


The Infection Prevention and Control Department at South Georgia Medical Center announced that SGMC has confirmed the first case of flu for the 2015-16 flu season.

Ballard Completes Cardiovascular Shadowing at SGMC

Myrna Ballard, President, Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce


Myrna Ballard, President of the Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, has completed the cardiovascular business shadowing program at South Georgia Medical Center.

SGMC Names a System Director of Medical Staff Services

Etta Stewart


Etta Stewart has been named the System Director of Medical Staff Services at South Georgia Medical Center.

Snead Named SGMC Interim CEO


On Tuesday,September 8, 2015, South Georgia Medical Center’s Chief Executive Officer Randy Sauls announced his resignation effective immediately.

SGMC Hosting Free Prostate Cancer Screening in September


On Thursday, September 17 from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center, SGMC will host their annual, free Prostate Cancer Screening.

Volunteer Auxiliary Donates new Courtesy Carts to SGMC

SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary


On Thursday, August 20, the two new electric carts were donated to SGMC by the Volunteer Auxiliary.

SGMC Opens Urgent Care on North Valdosta Road


SGMC Urgent Care offers medical care for non-emergent conditions for persons aged 24 months to adult. This patient-centered approach to care is faster and costs much less than an ER visit.

SGMC wins Statewide Community Leadership Award for Increasing Sepsis Awareness

 Pictured left to right: Dr. Kimberly Megow, SGMC Chief Medical Officer, Gregory Powell, member Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Randy Sauls, SGMC Chief Executive Officer, Candice Saunders, GHA Chair, Meghan Schunhoff, Media Specialist, Scarlett Rivera, Director of Infection Prevention, Dominique Corbine, Emergency Department Nurse Educator, Jeremy Norman, Assistant Chief, EMS and Earl Rogers, GHA President and CEO


SGMC wins the statewide Community Leadership Award for increasing Sepsis Awareness. Award was presented by the Georgia Hospital Association.

SGMC Announces Director of Patient Access Services

Faith Walker


South Georgia Medical Center announces that Faith Walker has been named the Director of Patient Access Services.

Jackson Joins SGMC as Chief Nursing Officer

Tamara “Tami” Jackson


South Georgia Medical Center announces that Tamara “Tami” Jackson has joined its leadership team in the role of Chief Nursing Officer.

SGMC Recognized as an America's Best Hospital for Cancer Care for 2nd Consecutive Year

Pearlman Cancer Center physicians, staff members and volunteers accept the second consecutive Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.


The Pearlman Cancer Center at South Georgia Medical Center is receipt of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.

SGMC Welcomes New Teen Volunteers


South Georgia Medical Center welcomes 39 Youth Volunteers to its annual summer program, Canopy of Care.