FROM CLEVELAND CLINIC TO SGMC

Dr. David Hardy bringsnew vascular capabilitiesto South Georgia Dr. David Hardy, vascular surgeon at South GeorgiaMedical Center, has only been in Georgia for a fewmonths and is already expanding access to vascular andsurgical interventions available to patients throughoutthe region.  Dr. Hardy comes to Valdosta from Cleveland Clinic wherehe practiced for the last three years. But he’s nostranger to Georgia, he grew up in the peach … Continue reading FROM CLEVELAND CLINIC TO SGMC

Mental Healing in a Pandemic

Constant media coverage of the coronavirus pandemic can make us feel anxious and upset. It can become quite overwhelming when it is everywhere you look all the time. The new policies, rules and constant what-ifs can be draining both physically and emotionally. But don’t worry; you are not alone in those feelings.  “Our work didn’t stop for a pandemic, and it won’t stop for anything … Continue reading Mental Healing in a Pandemic

Heads Up: The Migraine and Spine Clinic of Valdosta Feels Your Pain

If you’ve ever had to deal with a severe migraine then you know that they can negatively affect your entire day. And if you experience them on a regular basis, they can affect not only your day but your whole life, if not properly treated. According to MedlinePlus.gov, about 12% of Americans suffer from migraines, and women are 3 times more likely than men to … Continue reading Heads Up: The Migraine and Spine Clinic of Valdosta Feels Your Pain

Mommy Makeovers, Botox and More

Mommy Makeovers, Botox and More Dr. Sonya Merriman is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the leader of Plastic Surgery Associates of Valdosta. She has been a plastic surgeon for 28 years and has no plan to slow down anytime soon. Being inspired to focus on plastic surgery during a rotation procedure during her general surgery residency, Merriman realized her passion to help improve her patients’ … Continue reading Mommy Makeovers, Botox and More