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SGMC Urges Greater Awareness of PAD

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

Eighteen million Americans suffer from peripheral artery disease (PAD) which is potentially life threatening, and if left untreated can have grave consequences. During PAD Awareness Month this September, SGMC urges people to learn more about the disease, risk factors, symptoms and treatment options—in order to save limbs and lives. With a proper diagnosis and treatment […]

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Valdosta Physician Gives Presidential Address

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

South Georgia Medical Center physician, Maurice Solis, MD, FACS of SGMC CardioVascular Institute in Valdosta, recently attended the fourth annual scientific sessions of the Georgia Vascular Society (GVS) at the Ritz Carlton, Reynolds at Lake Oconee, Greensboro, Georgia. As the outgoing president of GVS, Dr. Solis presided over the 3-day meeting of vascular surgeons from […]

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Davis Honored with DAISY Nursing Award

Posted on: September 15th, 2016

Lara Davis, Labor and Delivery Nurse, became the first recipient of The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses at South Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation, a program developed to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday.SGMC implemented the program last month, asking patients and fellow employees to honor nurses […]

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SGMC Hosts Prostate Cancer Screenings

Posted on: September 8th, 2016

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and SGMC will be holding a free prostate cancer screening on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6-7:30 pm at the Pearlman Cancer Center. The screening will include a lab test for the prostate specific antigen (PSA test) and a prostate exam provided by SGMC affiliated Urologist Dr. Mike Chiang, or his […]

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Christian Love Church Hosts “Serenity, an Inspirational Comedy”

Posted on: September 7th, 2016

9/7/2016 The Health & Wellness Ministry at Christian Love Bible Baptist Church will host a special stage performance entitled “Serenity, an Inspirational Comedy” at 6pm on Saturday, September 17. The free, family-friendly performance will take place at the church, located at 526 Griffin Avenue in Valdosta. Based on the Serenity Prayer, the play takes you […]

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SGMC Adjusts Facility Schedules & Postpones Elective Surgeries

Posted on: September 1st, 2016

With the impending Tropical Storm Hermine, South Georgia Medical Center, its campuses and affiliates are adjusting hours of operation for Friday, September 2. On Friday, SGMC’s Mobile Healthcare Services and the Emergency Departments at the Main, Lanier and Berrien Campuses plan to remain open to care for patients. SGMC Urgent Care will open at 10am […]

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SGMC to Host Free Prostate Cancer Screening Test

Posted on: August 28th, 2016

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.  SGMC-affiliated Urologists, Drs. Mike Chiang, Patrick Parker, and Jacek Sosnowski, and […]

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Volunteers Use Talents to Support Cancer Patients

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

If you knit, crochet or sew and have a desire to do something to benefit area cancer patients, consider joining the Chemo Cap Brigade, a group of volunteers at South Georgia Medical Center. Volunteers hand make caps, lapghans and prayer squares that are given free of charge to cancer patients at the Pearlman Cancer Center. […]

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SGMC Welcomes Neonatologist

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

Corné Maydell, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in Neonatology. Dr. Maydell is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics, and Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine. She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Research and American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Maydell will provide care for normal and preterm newborns at South Georgia Medical […]

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Hospital Authority Board Names Hospital Heroes for August

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

SGMC recently received a letter from a patient’s family member who detailed her experience, highlighting individuals who cared for her by name. This resulted in those individuals being named the Hospital Heroes for August by the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, GA. The individuals included Cindy Ellis, MRI, Derwin Taylor, CT, Elijah Cone, […]

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