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Dr. Kyle Adams Joins SGMC


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Kyle Adams, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland.

SGMC Berrien Campus Encourages Blood Donations


SGMC’s Berrien Campus will be facilitating blood collections in south Georgia by hosting a blood drive with Life South Community Blood Centers.

Vu Named DAISY Extraordinary Nurse


Linh Vu, a registered nurse at South Georgia Medical Center's emergency department was named the Sept. DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses.

SGMC Ramps Up As Irma Approaches


South Georgia Medical Center announced today the activation of its Emergency Operations Plan in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. The plan includes disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. SGMC will be receiving patients during and after the storm. Preparedness activities ensure continuity of care for both patients, providers and support staff.

Irick Earns Credentials as Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional


Shari Irick, RN with South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, has received national certification as a certified cardiac rehabilitation professional by passing the CCRP examination.

SGMC Partners with Physicians to Address Cardiology Needs of the Community

 SGMC CEO Ross Berry, Dr. Tommy Hobby, Dr. Sid Staton, and Hospital Authority Chairman Sam Allen


It was recently announced that Dr. Trey Powell, Dr. Joel Cohen and Dr. Glenn Evans have decided to leave their cardiology practice at the Valdosta Medical Clinic, effective January 1, 2018. While these physicians are not employees of South Georgia Medical Center, they have been affiliated with the Department of Cardiology at SGMC and, as such, the hospital would like to thank them for their invaluable service to the Valdosta community.

SGMC to Host Free Prostate Cancer Screening Test


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.

Sorrentino Joins Pearlman Team


South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center welcomes Peter Sorrentino as the new Administrative Director of Cancer Services.

SGMC Honors August Hospital Heroes


oy filled the room on Wednesday, as the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County, GA Board of Directors honored a team of hospital heroes for their role in saving a patient’s life. However, it wasn’t the typical physical life being saved, but a spiritual one.

Dr. Cliff Thomas Joins SGMC


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates welcome Clifton B. Thomas, MD, to its Lanier Campus in Lakeland.

Avera Receives DAISY Nursing Award


Sue Avera, RN on South Georgia Medical Center's pediatrics unit was named the July DAISY Award Recipient for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the international DAISY Foundation developed to recognize the amazing care provided by nurses every day.

SGMC Names Forbes Chief Development Officer


South Georgia Medical Center welcomes Bill Forbes as Chief Development Officer. Forbes has been affiliated with SGMC for nearly two decades, serving in various capacities, from administration to chief planning officer.

Sayre Earns Board Certification as Professional Chaplain


Brian Sayre, Director of Pastoral Care at South Georgia Medical Center, has achieved Board Certification as a Professional Chaplain through the Spiritual Care Association.

O'Steen Subaru and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Deliver Gestures of Hope


Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) are working together to provide much needed support and “warmth” to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

SGMC Medics Honored as Hospital Heroes


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County, Georgia honored Herbert Denton and Joshua Stalvey as hospital heroes at the July board of directors' meeting. Denton is a field training officer paramedic and Stalvey is an advanced EMT with SGMC’s Emergency Medical Services.

SGMC Honored with Resuscitation Award


South Georgia Medical Center received the Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Gold Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for treatment of adult patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.

Cox Named SGMC’s Chief Nursing Officer


Denida A. Cox, BSN, RN has been named Chief Nursing Officer for South Georgia Medical Center and its affiliates.

Blanketing Cancer Patients with Love


Cancer patients at South Georgia Medical Center’s Pearlman Cancer Center received a special visit from members of the Holy Trinity Triple Negative Breast Cancer Society (HTTN) last week.

SGMC Patient Financial Services Rolls Out New Statements


South Georgia Medical Center will change statement vendors on July 17 and area residents with open accounts will notice a change in the color and design of the bill.

Nursing Students Go Beyond the Text Books with SGMC Cardiovascular Internship


Valdosta State University senior nursing students Amy Wilson and Tyler Hunter received certificates marking their completion of South Georgia Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Internship Program on June 21.

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