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SGMC Lab Professionals Honored as Hospital Heroes

Posted on: November 18th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center honored its laboratory professionals as the November Hospital Heroes at its monthly Board of Directors meeting.  According to Chief Nursing Officer Randy Smith, “Nurses and doctors […]

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Dove Shoot Supports Local Healthcare Scholarships for Teens

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

More than 50 people attended the Shaw Family Dove Shoot in Lakeland, GA on Sept. 19 in support of the Jay Shaw Scholarship, raising nearly $20,000. This scholarship is awarded annually […]

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Hillman Recognized for Extraordinary Care

Posted on: November 2nd, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center presented Heather Hillman with its BEE Award which stands for “Being Extraordinary Everyday.” Hillman is a Patient Care Tech on 5 West and was nominated for […]

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SGMC Social Worker Honored as Hospital Hero

Posted on: October 28th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center honored Ashleigh Hicks, social worker at the SGMC Lakeland Villa- a skilled nursing home facility, as the hospital hero at its October Board of Directors meeting.  […]

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Dr. Vu joins SGMC Gastroenterology

Posted on: October 27th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce Loan Vu, DO, FACOI, gastroenterology, has joined SGMC Gastroenterology. SGMC Gastroenterology is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the largest […]

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Dr. Derakhshan joins SGMC Cardiology

Posted on: October 26th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce Daryoosh Derakhshan, DO, interventional and general cardiology, has joined SGMC Cardiology. SGMC Cardiology is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is […]

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Alexander Named Chief Human Resource Officer

Posted on: October 26th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to welcome Brenda Alexander, SHRM-SCP, to its senior leadership team as Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer. Brenda comes to Valdosta with more […]

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SGMC Hosts Free Breast Cancer Screenings

Posted on: October 1st, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center is offering free clinical breast cancer screenings during October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Two separate screenings will be held, the first on Oct. […]

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Surgeons offer General/Colorectal Robotic Surgery Close to Home

Posted on: September 28th, 2020

Surgeons at South Georgia Medical Center are committed to getting surgical patients back to their lives sooner. According to Dr. James Davis, colon and rectal surgery, as well as hernia […]

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SGMC Recognizes Hospital Heroes for September

Posted on: September 24th, 2020

South Georgia Medical Center honored the Emergency Department and Emergency Medical Services as Hospital Heroes at the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County Board meeting last week.  According to Chief […]

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