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SGMC’s Birthplace Delivers a Personalized Birthing Experience

Posted on: August 10th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is expanding its Women and Infants services to offer moms-to-be a unique birthing experience based on their individual needs.  SGMC recently promoted Lara Davis, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, […]

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Wiregrass Hosts Joint Dedication in Honor of SGMC and Ben and LaVonne Copeland

Posted on: August 4th, 2022

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College recently hosted a joint dedication of the South Georgia Medical Center (SGMC) Atrium and Ben and LaVonne Copeland Nursing Wing in the Edward and Rhonda Mark […]

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LifeSouth and SGMC Issue an Emergency Plea for Blood Donors

Posted on: August 3rd, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center urges the community to give blood at LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, the sole blood provider to the patients of SGMC.  LifeSouth reports that a decrease in […]

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SGMC Launches Second Edition Annual Report

Posted on: August 3rd, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to release its fiscal year 2021 annual report for the health system. The report, available online, features a recap of the system’s COVID-19 response, […]

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SGMC Welcomes Interventional Cardiologist 

Posted on: August 1st, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that interventional cardiologist Edward Distler, DO, has joined SGMC Cardiology. SGMC Cardiology is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the most […]

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SGMC Opens Internal Medicine Practice on Park Avenue

Posted on: July 29th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of SGMC Internal Medicine, a new physician office located at 604 East Park Avenue in Valdosta. The practice will be […]

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Surgical Specialist Joins SGMC 

Posted on: July 27th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to welcome general surgeon Howard Bowers, MD.  He joins SGMC Surgery, a general and specialty surgical practice and a part of SGMC’s expanding physician […]

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SGMC Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients 

Posted on: July 27th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center is one of only 81 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor of the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for […]

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SGMC Honors the Breast Center Leadership as Hospital Heroes

Posted on: July 20th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center honored the leadership team of the Breast Center as the July Hospital Heroes at its monthly Board of Directors meeting.   Dr. Harvey Miller, Chief Clinical Quality […]

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SGMC Recognized with Bronze Safety Award

Posted on: July 20th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center received the Bronze Safety Award from the Georgia Hospital Association Workers’ Compensation Fund. This award recognizes SGMC for its outstanding accident prevention and response among its […]

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