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Local 8th Graders Win Mini iPad for Great American Smokeout Essay


SGMC partnered with the South Health District to present the 2015 Great American Smokeout essay contest to local 8th grade students.

SGMC Lanier Campus Releases Community Health Needs Assessment Findings


SGMC Lanier Campus has finalized its FY2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) Report and posted the findings on its website, sgmc.org.

SGMC Joins Health Care Leaders in Launching ‘Nobody Quits Like Georgia’


SGMC is proud to join more than 30 other state health leaders, patient and provider groups, and health care delivery systems in launching “Nobody Quits Like Georgia.”

Former Football Star Adrian Peterson Gives Back

Medical Oncologist Eric Anderson, MD & Adrian N. Peterson


Former National Football League and United Football League Running Back Adrian N. Peterson visit Pearlman Cancer Center.

Valwood fundraising benefits SGMC


The Valwood School pre-K, teachers and faculty, along with VSU sorority representatives presented a donation of $1,156.34 to the SGMC Foundation as part of the Coins for Crayons fundraiser benefiting the SGMC Pediatric’s Unit. The pre-K students also presented a basket of crayons and coloring books in addition to the money which will be used for new video games on Peds.

SGMC Recognized for Care of Adult Cardiac Arrest Patients


South Georgia Medical Center has been recognized for implementing the latest research-based treatment guidelines for adult cardiac arrests patients.

Free Cardiac & Vascular Screening Tests


As part of SGMC’s Growing Healthy Together initiative, SGMC's CardioVascular Institute is teaming up with the SGMC Dasher Memorial Heart Center and South Georgia Medical Associates, P.C., to help residents of our community beat cardiac and vascular diseases.

Healthcare Providers Implement ICD10


On October 1, 2015, all healthcare providers are required by the United States to convert from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for all billing and payment of all inpatient medical services, as well as outpatient testing and diagnostic services.

Patient Presents Special Flag to SGMC’s Dasher Memorial Heart Center


Former heart patient John Fischbach, Sr. presented a very special American flag to South Georgia Medical Center’s Dasher Memorial Heart Center.

South Georgia Medical Center One of Three Georgia Hospitals to Receive AHA/ASA Target Stroke Honor Roll-GOLD Elite Plus Award


South Georgia Medical Center is listed in a US News & World Report special section as one of three Georgia hospitals to receive the highest accolades for stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Maurice Solis, MD Elected President of the Georgia Vascular Society

Maurice Soils, MD


Maurice M. Solis, MD, FACS has been elected president of the Georgia Vascular Society (GVS).

Ground is Broken for Replacement SGMC Lakeland Villa


The Hospital Authority of Valdosta & Lowndes County, GA d/b/a SGMC Lakeland Villa hosted a groundbreaking on Sunday, September 27, at 3 pm for a replacement nursing home.

Flu Season Arrives Early


The Infection Prevention and Control Department at South Georgia Medical Center announced that SGMC has confirmed the first case of flu for the 2015-16 flu season.

Ballard Completes Cardiovascular Shadowing at SGMC

Myrna Ballard, President, Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce


Myrna Ballard, President of the Valdosta- Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, has completed the cardiovascular business shadowing program at South Georgia Medical Center.

SGMC Names a System Director of Medical Staff Services

Etta Stewart


Etta Stewart has been named the System Director of Medical Staff Services at South Georgia Medical Center.