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Love Honored as Most Valuable Employee


Laura Love, Director of Community Relations and Interim Director of Marketing at South Georgia Medical Center, was named the 2017 Most Valuable Employee by the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. The award, presented by TeamTemps Personnel Staffing, recognizes an individual who possesses impressive job knowledge and extraordinary work ethics, while demonstrating commendable effort in the workplace.

SGMC Raises Awareness of Heart Valve Disease


This Feb. 22, South Georgia Medical Center is proud to participate in National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. More than 5 million Americans have heart valve disease (HVD); which can cause heart attacks, arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, and other heart disease—significantly impacting quality of life and even leading to death.

GA Power Foundation Grants $10,000 Gift to SGMC Foundation


The Georgia Power Foundation awarded $10,000 to South Georgia Medical Center’s Foundation last week to benefit Hospice of South Georgia and Langdale Hospice House.

SGMC Honors Team as Hospital Heroes


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County Georgia honored a group of individuals as Hospital Heroes at its February Board of Directors meeting for their team approach to excellent care of a stroke patient.

SGMC Outpatient Plaza Hosts Valwood Student Art Show


Valwood School students, from kindergarteners to 5th graders, will showcase their artistic talents in “Recovering the Masters,” beginning Feb. 27 at the SGMC Outpatient Plaza.

SGMC Mammography Patients Feel the Love on Valentine's


This Valentine’s Day, SGMC receptionist Darleen Hendley wanted to make sure all mammography patients at the SGMC Women’s Imaging Center felt loved. To do this, Hendley gathered dozens of pink and red carnations and attached hand written love notes to each one.

Stone Creek Ladies' Golf Association presents check to benefit local cancer patients


The Stone Creek Ladies' Golf Association (SCLGA) recently donated $4,000 to the South Georgia Medical Center Foundation to benefit SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center (PCC).

SGMC Now Offers a Non-Surgical Solution for Weight Management


SGMC's Outpatient Plaza now offers ORBERA™, a non-surgical procedure, to assist adult patients suffering from obesity – with a body mass index of 30 to 40 – in losing and maintaining weight.

SGMC Youth Volunteer Program Accepting Applications

2016 Canopy of Care Volunteers


South Georgia Medical Center’s Volunteer Auxiliary is now accepting applications for its annual Canopy of Care volunteer initiative.

SGMC Foundation Thanks Community for Support


The SGMC Foundation concluded its 2016 Love Light appeal with more than $6,000 raised to benefit patients served at SGMC’s Pearlman Cancer Center and three initiatives at the SGMC Lanier Campus: the Jay Shaw Scholarship Fund, Lakeland Villa Building project, or the SGMC Lanier General Fund.

Epic System Provides Benefits to Hospital and Patients


Article by South Georgia Magazine

SGMC partners with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers


South Georgia Medical Center campuses and affiliates has partnered with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers for blood products.

SGMC Berrien Campus hosts informational lunch and learn on diabetes and cardiovascular disease


February is Heart Health Month and SGMC Berrien Campus is hosting an educational lunch and learn on Thursday, Feb. 16 at noon at the Carrie Dorsey Perry Memorial Library in Nashville to educate the community on the importance of heart health and diabetes management.

Phlebotomists Named SGMC Hospital Heroes


Lonnie Harris and Tyler Allen, phlebotomists in South Georgia Medical Center’s Emergency Department were named Hospital Heroes at the Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County GA Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday.

SGMC Recognized as #3 Large Hospital by Georgia Trend


South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta was ranked third in Georgia in the Large Hospital category for 2016 by Georgia Trend magazine.