At South Georgia Medical Center we are committed to providing high-quality surgical care. While the need for surgery can be frightening, as a surgical patient you can rest assured that a large utilization of inpatient and outpatient surgical services ensures a wealth of experience in a diverse range of procedures.

Depending on the type of surgery required, SGMC offers a choice of inpatient or outpatient care. Procedures are performed at both South Georgia Medical Center main campus and SGMC Outpatient Plaza, and include the following types:

For a list of affiliated SGMC surgeons, please click here for the Find A Physician tool.


SGMC Surgery Suite – SGMC Professional Building
James R. Davis, MD
R. Jared Sanders, MD
Shawn D. Vandemark, MD
Stephen T. Zeigler, MD
2409 N. Patterson St., Ste. 200, Valdosta, GA  31602-2512
Phone: (229) 333-1711 / Fax: (229) 333-1719
SGMC General Surgery – N. Oak St., Bldg. C-2
G. Pat Pennington, MD, PhD
2704 N. Oak St., Bldg. C-2, Valdosta, GA 31602-1795
Phone: (229) 247-2122 / Fax: (229) 247-4314
SGMC General Surgery – N. Oak St., #F
David K. Parker, MD, FACS
W. Harvey Miller, MD, FACS
Dallas M. Miller, MD, FACS
2704 N. Oak St., Bldg. F, Valdosta, GA  31602-1780
Phone: (229) 242-4996 / Fax: (229) 242-0898
SGMC General Surgery – Cowart Ave.
David W. Retterbush, MD, FACS, FACG
403 Cowart Ave., Valdosta, GA 31602-2635
Phone: (229) 244-0034 / Fax: (229) 244-1871 

Some or all of the health care professionals performing services in this hospital are independent contractors and are not hospital agents or employees. Independent contractors are responsible for their own actions and the hospital shall not be liable for the acts or omissions of any such independent contractors.