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SGMC Names Agrawal as Chief Medical Officer 

Posted on: August 14th, 2023

South Georgia Medical Center announces Pankaj Agrawal, MD, as its Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Agrawal brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the health system and will play a pivotal role in advancing the mission of delivering high-quality healthcare services to the region.

Dr. Agrawal has demonstrated a proven track record of leadership and innovation, serving as SGMC’s hospitalist program director since 2016 and actively leading numerous process and quality improvement programs and medical staff committees.

As the CMO, Dr. Agrawal will oversee system-wide medical staff services, graduate medical education programs, and work closely with SGMC’s executive team and medical staff to ensure the delivery of safe, effective, and patient-centered care.

According to Dr. Agrawal, he is thrilled to have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the health of the communities served by SGMC. “An overarching objective is to deliver high-quality care while enhancing accessibility. I remain steadfast in my commitment to advancing this journey and establishing SGMC as the  healthcare destination of choice.”

Dr. Agrawal received his medical degree from Dr. S.N. Medical College in Jodhpur, India in 2006. Following that, he dedicated approximately two years to research at UT Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Continuing his medical journey, he pursued Family Medicine Residency training at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, completing it in 2013.

Dr. Agrawal shared that Valdosta has proven to be an exceptional community to reside in and raise a family. “The people here possess kind hearts and a genuine sense of care for one another. The same holds true for SGMC, where I have found immense satisfaction in my work and have had the pleasure of collaborating with remarkable individuals on a daily basis. Even during challenging times, we consistently experience a strong support system.”  

Dr. Agrawal has been married to Dipti for more than 12 years and together they are proud parents to son Vihaan.

SGMC is the most comprehensive health system in South Georgia and North Florida. Supported by a workforce of 3,000 who care for 650,000 patients annually across 15 counties, SGMC operates 4 hospitals, 28 medical office locations, and a vast array of specialty centers. Service lines with regional prominence include heart and vascular, cancer, orthopedics, neurology and neurosurgery, surgery, trauma, and women and infants.

For more information visit sgmc.org.