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SGMC Campuses Recognized for Promoting Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation


South Georgia Medical Center and its campuses were among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign, the Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Hospital Campaign, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

SGMC Unveils Healer’s Touch Statue to Honor Nurses


Last week, SGMC unveiled a statue, called the Healer's Touch, which now sits in the main hospital entrance. The statue serves to raise awareness of the hospital’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nursing program and is a larger version of the ones given to honorees.

GA Power Foundation Donates $10,000 Gift to SGMC Foundation


Georgia Power Foundation donated $10,000 to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation in October to support SGMC Foundation’s Commit to Innovate Campaign. The donation is the second gift of $10,000 toward the campaign.

Inpatient Rehab honored as Hospital Heroes


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta-Lowndes County Georgia presented the Inpatient Rehabilitation staff with Hospital Hero awards at the October Hospital Authority Meeting.

SGMC Acquires Surgical Associates of Valdosta


South Georgia Medical Center has purchased Surgical Associates of Valdosta, the general and vascular surgery practice of Drs. Harvey Miller, Dallas Miller and David K. Parker.

Luke Named DAISY Recipient for Excellent Nursing


Taylor Luke, registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center on 3 West, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for October.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Patient Testimonial


Lynn Correll is a living testament to the importance of early detection with breast cancer. Read her story...

SGMC is now a Provider for CareSource


South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates are now providers for the CareSource program for Georgia Medicaid recipients.

SGMC Promotes Luke and Ramirez


South Georgia Medical Center recently announced that two long-term employees have received promotions. R. Don Luke was named Director of Operations for the Smith Northview Campus and Trinh B. Ramirez was named Director of Business Intelligence.

Do you want to do something productive with your spare time?


SGMC is seeking volunteers to enhance the hospital patient and visitor experience.

SGMC Acquires Surgical Practice of Dr. Pat Pennington


South Georgia Medical Center has purchased the general, vascular and thoracic surgery practice of G.P. “Pat” Pennington, MD, PhD.

SGMC Prepares for Hurricane Michael


South Georgia Medical Center announced today the activation of its Emergency Operations Plan in anticipation of Hurricane Michael. The plan includes disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. SGMC will be receiving patients during and after the storm. Preparedness activities ensure continuity of care for both patients, providers and support staff.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Patient Testimonial


Melissa says she is a survivor because of the prompt action of her primary care physician, Dr. John Anderson; surgeon, Dr. Harvey Miller, and Medical Oncologist Dr. Samuel Ofori.

Rural Tax Credit Benefits Lanier & Berrien Hospitals


The SGMC Berrien and Lanier Campuses have received pledges of approximately $1.2 million in donations through the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit program.

SGMC’s New Surgeon Specializes in Endocrine Surgery


Performs surgery on local resident who would have waited weeks to have same surgery in Florida

Breast Cancer Survivors Are Invited to a Pink Party


South Georgia Medical Center's Pearlman Cancer Center in partnership with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will host the sixth annual Pink Party to honor breast cancer survivors in our region. This celebration of life will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 10 am in the South Georgia Medical Center Main Campus Cafeteria.

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month


September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month! SGMC Endocrine Surgeon, Dr. James Davis shares important signs and tips. Please share with your friends and family to help spread awareness of this common, often treatable, cancer.

Roney Named DAISY Recipient


South Georgia Medical Center named Marquez Roney, RN, as the September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses honoree.

SGMC Hosts Prostate Cancer Screening


September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and South Georgia Medical Center will host a free prostate cancer screening for eligible men on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center.

Dr. Garcia Named Hospital Hero


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Georgia named Dr. Roberto Garcia as the hospital hero for August because of his commitment to care inside and outside the hospital.

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