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Men’s Health Events Emphasize Wellness


During November, South Georgia Medical Center is offering four programs geared to educate area men on common health issues.

SGMC Berrien Campus awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

SGMC Berrien Campus employees


SGMC Berrien Campus has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

Nurses Nominated for Georgia MOD Nurse of the Year

Pictured: Whitney Howell, Tom Calabro, Shaknequa Pleas


Three exceptional nurses at South Georgia Medical Center have been nominated for the Georgia March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards.

SGMC Lanier Campus Listening to the Voice of Our Patients

Pictured L-R: April May, Dub Music, Patient/Family Advisor, Kristy Music, Chrissy Dent, Patient/Family Advisor, Vicki Dinkins, Jan Myers, Patient Experience Team Chair, Geoff Hardy, Tina Fountain, Rita Suiter and Drew Colson (Not pictured: Cynthia Rice, Patient/Family Advisor)


The Patient Experience Team (PET) at the SGMC Lanier Campus is working hard to ensure that every patient encounter is a positive one.

SGMC to Host Free Clinical Breast Cancer Screenings


South Georgia Medical Center is offering free clinical breast cancer screenings during October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Solis Performs First Aortic Endograft at SGMC

Maurice Solis, MD


SGMC CardioVascular Institute Vascular Surgeon Maurice Solis, MD performed the first aortic endograft procedure at the Dasher Heart Center on Wednesday, September 17.

Maurice Solis, MD Named President Elect of Georgia Vascular Society

Maurice Solis, MD


Maurice Solis, MD Named President Elect of Georgia Vascular Society.

Dwozan named New Campus Administrator

C. Richard “Dick” Dwozan


South Georgia Medical Center announces the selection of C. Richard “Dick” Dwozan as the new campus administrator for the SGMC Berrien Campus and the SGMC Lanier Campus.

Hardy Announced as SGMC Lakeland Villa Administrator


The SGMC Lakeland Villa announces the appointment of Geoff D. Hardy as its new nursing home administrator.

SGMC Announces New Controller for System


South Georgia Medical Center announces that Julie Haskins has been promoted to the position of Controller for SGMC and its affiliated campuses.

Cutshaw Promoted to SGMC ED Director

Dale Cutshaw, RN


South Georgia Medical Center announces that Dale Cutshaw, RN, is the new director of the SGMC Emergency Department. For the past seven years, Cutshaw served as nurse manager in the ED.

SGMC Lanier Campus Wins Award and Receives $5,000 Check

SGMC Lanier Campus employees are all smiles after receiving the Georgia Hospital Association’s March to Rapid Results Award and a $5,000 check for a rapid cycle improvement project. The award demonstrates the hospital’s ongoing commitment to quality and patient safety.


The SGMC Lanier Campus, Lakeland, Georgia, received the Georgia Hospital Associations’ Hospital Engagement Network March to Rapid Results Award and a $5,000 check.

Oncology Solutions Donates $2,000 to SGMC Pearlman Cancer Center

Kelley D. Simpson, Senior Partner at Oncology Solutions, LLC, Pearlman Cancer Center physicians: Eric Anderson, MD and John Devine, MD, SGMC CEO Randy Sauls, and Pearlman Cancer Center Director Bridgett Young


South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Comprehensive Cancer Center received a $2,000 donation from Oncology Solutions, LLC’s “Corporate Citizenship Campaign” this week.

Cardiac, Vascular, Thoracic & Endovascular Surgeons join SGMC

Cardiovascular Surgeons (L-R) Randall B. Brown, MD; Maurice M. Solis, MD and Joe H. Johnson MD in the full-time practice of cardiac, vascular, endovascular and thoracic surgeries.


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, GA d/b/a South Georgia Medical Center announces that Randall B. Brown, MD; Joe H. Johnson MD; and Maurice M. Solis, MD have joined the Medical Staff of South Georgia Medical Center.

SGMC Places on Quality Honor Roll


South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll.