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SGMC Encourages Blood Donations


South Georgia Medical Center will be facilitating blood collections in south Georgia by hosting a blood drive with Life South Community Blood Centers on Friday, Oct. 4 from 8am-4:45pm.

Sparkle Life™ Trunk Show Coming to SGMC Gift Shop


The South Georgia Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary is hosting a Sparkle Life™ Trunk Show on Friday, Sept. 22 from 7am-5pm inside the hospital gift shop.

Dr. Kyle Adams Joins SGMC


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Kyle Adams, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland.

SGMC Berrien Campus Encourages Blood Donations


SGMC’s Berrien Campus will be facilitating blood collections in south Georgia by hosting a blood drive with Life South Community Blood Centers.

Vu Named DAISY Extraordinary Nurse


Linh Vu, a registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center's emergency department was named the Sept. DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.

SGMC Ramps Up As Irma Approaches


South Georgia Medical Center announced today the activation of its Emergency Operations Plan in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. 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.

Irick Earns Credentials as Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional


Shari Irick, RN with South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, has received national certification as a certified cardiac rehabilitation professional by passing the CCRP examination.

SGMC Partners with Physicians to Address Cardiology Needs of the Community

 SGMC CEO Ross Berry, Dr. Tommy Hobby, Dr. Sid Staton, and Hospital Authority Chairman Sam Allen


It was recently announced that Dr. Trey Powell, Dr. Joel Cohen and Dr. Glenn Evans have decided to leave their cardiology practice at the Valdosta Medical Clinic, effective January 1, 2018. While these physicians are not employees of South Georgia Medical Center, they have been affiliated with the Department of Cardiology at SGMC and, as such, the hospital would like to thank them for their invaluable service to the Valdosta community.

SGMC to Host Free Prostate Cancer Screening Test


September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and South Georgia Medical Center is urging men to take responsibility for their prostate health. On Thursday, September 14 from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center, SGMC will host their annual, free Prostate Cancer Screening.

Sorrentino Joins Pearlman Team


South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center welcomes Peter Sorrentino as the new Administrative Director of Cancer Services.

SGMC Honors August Hospital Heroes


oy filled the room on Wednesday, as the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County, GA Board of Directors honored a team of hospital heroes for their role in saving a patient’s life. However, it wasn’t the typical physical life being saved, but a spiritual one.

Dr. Cliff Thomas Joins SGMC


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Clifton B. Thomas, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland.

Avera Receives DAISY Nursing Award


Sue Avera, RN on South Georgia Medical Center's pediatrics unit was named the July DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day.

SGMC Names Forbes Chief Development Officer


South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Bill Forbes as Chief Development Officer. Forbes has been affiliated with SGMC for nearly two decades, serving in various capacities, from administration to chief planning officer.

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain


Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association.