SGMC Sees Growth with Physicians

Unequaled access to quality healthcare is one of South Georgia Medical Center’s main priorities, of which the system is making vast headway. Since officially organizing in 2020 SGMC’s Physician Network has more than doubled in its number of physicians and tripled in its number of specialties. According to Jim Zacharias, SGMC Vice President of Network Development, this is a result of enhanced partnerships with outstanding … Continue reading SGMC Sees Growth with Physicians

Larissa Baker: SGMC Saved Our Lives

Two weeks before participating in a half-marathon, Larissa Baker, 32, found out shewas expecting her third child.  “It was definitely a surprise pregnancy,”Larissa said. “I had been training for thehalf-marathon and thought my extremehunger was from all the running.”  Larissa and her husband, Michael, werebusy parents with two toddlers, RaeLyn andCharlotte, when they found out she was 11weeks pregnant. “The pregnancy was overall easy, much … Continue reading Larissa Baker: SGMC Saved Our Lives

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Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia

“It’s not brain surgery,” joked Dr. Kimberly Mackey during an interview at South Georgia Medical Center. But, actually, it is… Dr. Mackey is a double-board certified neurosurgeon in adult and pediatric neurosurgery who joined the medical staff of SGMC this month. With intentions of becoming a plastic surgeon, Dr. Mackey attended medical school at the University of Chicago. However, it was a neurosurgeon she met … Continue reading Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia