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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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Dementia Caregivers Support Group Forms at SGMC Berrien Campus

Posted on: August 15th, 2016

8/15/2016 SGMC Berrien Campus is starting a free support group for individuals who care for loved ones diagnosed with dementia. Clinical staff from the SGMC Dogwood Senior Health Center will host and facilitate the meetings. The first meeting will be held on August 30, 2016 (Tuesday) from 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the SGMC Berrien Campus […]

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A “Chilling” Discovery Saves Cardiac Arrest Patients

Posted on: August 9th, 2016

8/9/2016 Mario Munguia is a 43-year old with no prior history of heart disease. In February, Mario was complaining of what he believed to be indigestion.  He rested for a while but got up thinking that walking around would help ease his discomfort.  He collapsed on the floor.Frantic attempts were made to get help.  Mario’s […]

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SGMC Foundation Receives Award

Posted on: July 31st, 2016

Elizabeth Vickers, SGMC Foundation Executive Director and Courtney Orr, SGMC Foundation Coordinator, receive the GSHMPR’s Special Events Gold Award for The Art of Philanthropy paint event.The Georgia Society for Healthcare Marketing and Public Relations awarded South Georgia Medical Center Foundation with the Special Events Gold Award for ‘The Art of Philanthropy’ event. The award recognized […]

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Responding to the Cardiac Needs of a First Responder

Posted on: July 21st, 2016

7/21/2016 Retired Lowndes County Sheriff’s Department Captain Carl Smith Thankful for SGMC”They had a job to do and did it perfectly! I cannot begin to thank them enough for the job well done,” says Retired Captain Carl Smith referring to the staff of SGMC’s Dasher Memorial Heart Center CardioVascular Institute. Smith didn’t realize he had […]

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