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.

SGMC to hold Safe Sitter Courses this Summer


South Georgia Medical Center and the YMCA are teaming up to offer a one-day Safe Sitter® course for boys and girls ages 11 to 14 on June 12, 19, and July 10, 17 from 8:30am-3:30pm at SGMC.

SGMC Receives Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care

Pictured are members of SGMC’s award-winning Code Stroke Program which include medical professionals from Emergency Medical Services and SGMC’s neurology, emergency, and rehabilitation departments.


South Georgia Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award (WCA) as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care.

SGMC Hosts Dementia Education Lecture

Joel L. Morgan, MD, Director of the SGMC DSHC


The SGMC Dogwood Senior Health Center will host a free community lecture on the diagnosis and treatment of dementia on Thursday, May 28 at 6 pm at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta.

EMS and Emergency Nursing Regional Conference in Valdosta

Bob Page


South Georgia Medical Center’s Dasher Memorial Heart Center will host a regional conference for Georgia emergency medical services and emergency nursing professionals.

SGMC to host annual stroke symposium


South Georgia Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services will host its annual stroke symposium, an educational lunch and learn, to spotlight stroke prevention and offer support for stroke survivors, caregivers and family members.

SGMC announces new Cardiovascular Shadowing/Internship Program


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia d/b/a South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) is pleased to announce the new SGMC Cardiovascular Shadowing/Internship Program.

SGMC Names Hospital Heroes

Pictured: SGMC Assistant Administrator of Human Resources Johnny Ball, SGMC Hospital Hero Award Recipients Irene Brown and Annette Owens, and SGMC Chief Executive Officer Randy Sauls.


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA presented its monthly Hospital Hero award at the board of directors meeting on Wednesday, April 15.