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South Georgia Medical Center

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Valdosta, GA

  • Located along I-75, on the Florida-Georgia line, Valdosta is just 2 hours from the coast, 1.45 hours from Jacksonville, FL and less than 2 hours from Tallahasse, FL

  • Valdosta is known as the Azalea City, because of their Azalea Festival every March. Its other nickname, Winnersville, comes from their impressive local football team who has received the ESPN’s Title Town award

  • Outdoor lovers will enjoy the many activities that Georgia has to offer including white water rafting, biking, fishing, hiking, and golfing. If you prefer the city life, Valdosta has a picturesque downtown with many diverse restaurants and shops

  • For the thrill seeker, the 166-acre theme and water park Wild Adventures is for you. With exhilarating roller coasters, aquatic fun and exotic animals. Catch a show at the Peach State Summer Theatre or an exhibit at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. There is even a renowned golf course designed by Davis Love III, Kinderlou Forest

  • Valdosta is the proud home of Valdosta State University where the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, numerous galleries, opera, and the state’s official summer music theatre, are icons for arts and culture in the community

  • There are 21 public and 7 private primary school options that boast an excellent education

  • The weather in southern Georgia is very appealing, with the average temperature remaining around 78 degrees in the summer and 56 degrees in the winter 

South Georgia Medical Center

  • 418-bed facility

  • SGMC serves 380,000 residents across a 15-county service area

  • This facility’s Stroke Program has been recognized as a Coverdell Champion Hospital of the Year for the past three consecutive years

  • Their on campus Imaging Center is the only facility in the region to have a 64-slice CT scanner and the region’s first fixed-base positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, a device used in the tracking and treating of cancer