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Posted on: October 9th, 2018

SGMC is seeking volunteers to enhance the hospital patient and visitor experience. When you donate your time to support the SGMC Volunteer Auxiliary, either at one of our facilities or at an event, you’re becoming an important part of our mission to be the best health care resource for our community. We often hear from […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Patient Testimonial

Posted on: October 8th, 2018

Melissa was diagnosed with breast cancer in December 2017. Her primary care physician, Dr. John Anderson, had recommended she go to SGMC for a 3-D mammography. 3-D mammography is an advanced technology that detects 35 percent more cancers than traditional mammography. Cancer was found in the breast and lymph nodes. Within a couple of weeks, […]

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Rural Tax Credit Benefits Lanier & Berrien Hospitals

Posted on: September 28th, 2018

The SGMC Berrien and Lanier Campuses have received pledges of approximately $1.2 million in donations through the Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit program. This program has enabled Georgia taxpayers (businesses and individuals) to redirect their Georgia income tax liability to help support qualifying rural hospitals like Berrien and Lanier. According to SGMC Interim CEO Bill […]

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SGMC’s New Surgeon Specializes in Endocrine Surgery

Posted on: September 28th, 2018

The arrival of a new surgical specialist in Valdosta saved James Walker valuable time and a trip to Florida for endocrine surgery.  Mr. Walker was diagnosed with a nodule (tumor) on his left adrenal gland.  The tumor was discovered when Mr. Walker underwent a CT scan to track the progression of his rheumatoid arthritis. The […]

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Breast Cancer Survivors Are Invited to a Pink Party

Posted on: September 24th, 2018

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. A networking […]

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Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: September 20th, 2018

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. Click here for more information on Dr. Davis.

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Roney Named DAISY Recipient

Posted on: September 13th, 2018

9/13/2018 South Georgia Medical Center named Marquez Roney, RN, as the September DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses honoree. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation, a program developed to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday.  Roney was nominated by a colleague who witnessed him handle a difficult situation. The nomination read, “I […]

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SGMC Hosts Prostate Cancer Screening

Posted on: September 10th, 2018

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.  The screening tests, for men ages 55 to 69, who meet the screening guidelines, will include a prostate specific antigen […]

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Dr. Garcia Named Hospital Hero

Posted on: August 27th, 2018

SGMC Manager of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Toni Quimby presents Dr. Roberto Garcia with the Hospital Hero award at the August Board of Directors’ meeting. 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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SGMC Welcomes VCOM Students

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

8/23/2018 The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Georgia met five of eight third-year medical students from VCOM, the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (Auburn Campus), on Wednesday. SGMC Affiliated Physician Jarod Bailey, DO, who is a local Internal Medicine specialist with Valdosta Medical Clinic and VCOM graduate, introduced the students to the Board […]

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