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Dr. Kumar Joins SGMC Internal Medicine

Posted on: June 29th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Prem Kumar, MD, internal medicine, has joined SGMC Internal Medicine. SGMC Internal Medicine is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the most comprehensive multi-specialist group in the region with a growing number of providers.   Dr. Kumar has been serving residents of South Georgia for […]

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SGMC Congratulates Second Cohort of Nurse Residency Graduates

Posted on: June 23rd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center celebrated its second cohort of nurse residency graduates on June 22. SGMC nurse residents complete the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program, a 12 month program designed to prepare new nurse graduates with the skillset they need to care for patients. All nurse residents are required to develop and present an evidence based […]

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Simpson Named Director of Sleep Services

Posted on: June 22nd, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces Larry Simpson as the Director of Sleep Services for the SGMC Sleep Center. In this new position Simpson will oversee all aspects of the sleep center from referrals to long term patient device compliance. Simpson has been a registered polysomnography technologist since 2002. Simpson was previously the owner and operator […]

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SGMC Releases Innovative, Digital-First Annual Report

Posted on: June 21st, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to release its fiscal year 2020 annual report. The report, available in both print and digital formats, features a recap of the health system’s response to COVID-19, patient testimonials from various serious lines, and stories of how the organization has evolved over the past year. The digital format allows a […]

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COVID Vaccination Center Volunteers honored as the June SGMC Hospital Heroes

Posted on: June 17th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center honored the COVID-19 vaccination center volunteers as Hospital Heroes at its June Board of Directors meeting. The volunteers contributed more than 800 hours in a four month time span, with several volunteering more than 100 hours to help with the vaccination efforts for the region. With their support, SGMC was able […]

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SGMC Enhances Neurosurgery Procedures with New Surgical Navigation Technology

Posted on: June 16th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center now offers enhanced neurosurgery and spine procedures with the StealthStation™ S8, a surgical navigation system designed to help surgeons perform more accurate procedures in the operating room. The device allows surgeons to track the location of surgical instruments during procedures, offering better visuals and quantified information for surgeons during neurosurgery to […]

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From Cleveland Clinic to SGMC

Posted on: June 14th, 2021

Dr. Hardy brings new vascular capabilities to South Georgia Dr. David Hardy, vascular surgeon at South Georgia Medical Center, has only been in Georgia for a few months and is already expanding access to vascular and surgical interventions available to patients throughout the region.   Dr. Hardy comes to Valdosta from Cleveland Clinic where he practiced […]

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SGMC Names Simpson as Wound Center Program Director

Posted on: June 9th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center announces Danna “Dee” Simpson as the Program Director of the SGMC Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center. Simpson started with SGMC in April of 2021. The SGMC Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center is located at 2330 North Ashley Street in Valdosta, Georgia. In this new position Simpson will oversee all operations and […]

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SGMC Honors Kristi Andros as the May Hospital Hero

Posted on: May 21st, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center honored Kristi Andros as the hospital hero at the May Board of Directors meeting. Andros has been employed with SGMC since 2019 and currently works as a Patient Care Technician on 4West. Andros was nominated by a patient’s family member who explained that Andros was extremely passionate about helping her mother […]

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SGMC Recognizes May as Stroke Awareness Month

Posted on: May 19th, 2021

Stroke is the leading cause of disability and the 5th leading cause of death in the United States according to the American Stroke Association. With the chances of encountering a stroke in a person’s lifetime high, South Georgia Medical Center seeks to help raise awareness and save lives through early intervention. Georgia is considered to […]

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