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Colquitt Regional Welcomes New Year's Baby

Baby Monika Glenn was the first baby born in the 2019 in Moultrie! Her parents, John Glenn and Natora Martin, received a basket of baby necessities and gift certificates to local restaurants from Colquitt Regional. Pictured with Glenn and Martin are Betty Shiflett, President of the Colquitt Regional Volunteers, and Laura Brooks. In 2019 every baby born at Colquitt Regional will receive a copy of the book, Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Brooks, a longtime volunteer in the OB and...



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Griffin Appointed to Hospital Authority

John Griffin has been appointed to the Colquitt County Hospital Authority, the governing board of Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Griffin is the Branch Manager of SGB Wealth Strategies, a division of Southwest Georgia Bank. Griffin and his wife Stacy have two children, J.W., a student at Florida Southern College, and Sophie, a 7th grader at Willie J. Williams Middle School. Originally from Irwin County, Griffin has lived in Moultrie for 24 years and during that time he has...



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Sheldon Honored for Service to Hospital Authority

Brooks Sheldon, a Moultrie native and retired local businessman, was recently honored with a reception to celebrate his 18 years of service to the Hospital Authority of Colquitt County. First appointed in 2000, Sheldon was reappointed in 2009 assuming various leadership roles during that time. From 2006 to 2009 Sheldon served as Chairman of the Finance Committee and in 2008 he was named Chairman of the Authority, a position he held until 2012. Under his watch Colquitt...



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Colquitt Regional Volunteers Serve up $2500 Donation to Meals on Wheels

The Colquitt Regional Medical Center Volunteers’ chief purpose is to serve Colquitt Regional, its patients and visitors, and to supplement its personnel whenever needed. However, these volunteers often go above and beyond their typical duties, and they are not always limited to the hospital. This year, the Colquitt Regional Volunteers took on a community outreach project which funded a $2500 donation to Meals on Wheels at the Moultrie Senior Center. Meals on Wheels is a program that...



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Ameris Bank Donates $500,000 to Colquitt Regional Medical Center

Moultrie, Ga., August 30, 2018 - Ameris Bank donated $500,000 to the Colquitt Regional Medical Center as part of the bank’s involvement and support of the Georgia HEART Hospital Program. The bank’s financial support will assist in the final costs of the recently opened Edwards Cancer Center and will also significantly aid in funding future resources for a new education and training center, one of the hospital’s upcoming projects. This facility will offer simulation labs, classrooms...



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Resident Spotlight: Michael Magat

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Michael Magat has always had a passion for sports. “Whether it’s playing tennis, soccer, football, or hiking- I’m there for it,” he said. So what made this Falcons fan flock three hours south? The Georgia South Family Medicine Residency Program, of course. With a particular interest in Sports Medicine, Magat’s enthusiasm for sports translated into his professional life as well. After completion of his fellowship, Magat hopes to partner in an...



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Colquitt Regional Acquires Latest Technology to Fight Breast Cancer

With breast cancer awareness month right around the corner, Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently announced the purchase of a new, radar-based technology, dubbed SAVI SCOUT. SCOUT was developed to make the surgical process easier and more comfortable for women, while helping surgeons remove problematic cells and spare as much breast tissue as possible. Colquitt Regional is the first hospital in the region to implement this system, which will help to reduce the cost of care, while...



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Resident Spotlight: Dr. Valerie Sherrer

Some people have it all figured out. Dr. Valerie Sherrer was one of those people. “From the time I was a small child, I knew I wanted to be a physician. I wanted to help people feel better,” Sherrer said. While most children fluctuate career paths somewhere between wanting to be an astronaut or a princess, Sherrer was unwavering in her plans. “High school and other experiences helped shape my decision. I knew that I wanted to make an impact on those around me and those who are less...



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Colquitt Regional Presents 2018 Healthcare Scholarships

Colquitt Regional Presents 2018 Healthcare Scholarships Moultrie- The Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation hosted its second annual Scholarship Luncheon to award five scholarships and the first teacher stipend. The scholarships were presented as follows: the Hospital Authority Trustee Scholarship, the Diane and Jim Lowry Scholarship, the Jane and Sam Perry Scholarship, the Colquitt Regional Employee Committee Scholarship, the Rev. J.E. Moak Memorial Scholarship, and the Colquitt...



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Resident Spotlight: Marco Hur

Resident Spotlight: Marco Hur “Nobody honks.” That’s what Dr. Marco Hur likes about Moultrie, Georgia. Since moving from Atlanta, Hur has enjoyed the small-town feel and friendly environment that Moultrie offers. Originally from South Korea, Hur moved to the States in 2004, where he completed his undergraduate at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. “I didn’t like the atmosphere and competition with my peers that business entails. In the medical field,...



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Georgia South Welcomes Class of 2021

On Tuesday, June 19th, a celebration was held at the Colquitt County Arts Center in honor of four new medical residents joining the Georgia South Family Medicine Residency Program. Georgia South is affiliated with Colquitt Regional Medical Center. As a teaching hospital, Colquitt Regional is committed to medical education, installing three classes of residents since the program was implemented in 2016, in addition to the numerous medical students who complete their clinical rotations on...



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Colquitt Regional Welcomes Stewart Merdian to Administrative Team

Colquitt Regional Welcomes Stewart Merdian to Administrative Team (Moultrie, GA, May 21, 2018) – Colquitt Regional Medical Center recently welcomed Stewart Merdian as the Vice President of Physician Services. A native of Illinois, Merdian has over 25 years of experience in healthcare operations and most recently served as a Market Director for Lifepoint Hospitals located in Galax, Virginia. In his new role, Merdian will be responsible for directing the operations of the Sterling...