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Georgia South Sees 100 Percent Board Pass Rate for Second Year

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional recently announced that the second graduating class of the Georgia South Family Medicine Residency Program recorded a 100 percent board certification pass rate for the second consecutive year. Board certification is an additional credential, beyond state licensure, that a physician earns by undergoing a rigorous certification process that includes being a graduate of an accredited residency program, submission of case reports, submission of letters...



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Sterling Physician Group Welcomes New Physicians

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Sterling Physician Group recently announced the addition of seven new physicians to its medical staff. “We are very excited to welcome these new physicians to Colquitt Regional and to our community,” said Colquitt Regional President and CEO Jim Matney. “These new physicians have shown that they will fit right into our organization and will carry out Colquitt Regional’s vision of providing quality and compassionate care to our community.” Scott Daly, MD,...



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Melton Appointed to Board of Governors

MOULTRIE, Ga – Howard L. Melton, MD, FACS, long-time general surgeon at Colquitt Regional Medical Center, was recently appointed as a Governor-at-Large (GAL) to the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons. Founded in 1913, the ACS is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that exists to improve the quality of care for surgical patients by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. Melton will bring over 27 years of surgical knowledge and...



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Addressing ADHD and Learning Disability: What to do?

Addressing ADHD and Learning Disability: What to do? Marco Hur, D. O. Family Medicine Residency Program Colquitt Regional Medical Center, Moultrie, GA Parents understandably become concerned when their children do poorly at school. It is not uncommon for such problems to be attributed to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a condition becoming increasingly recognized in the general pediatric population. According to the U.S. government’s Center for Disease...



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Sleep Apnea - A Thief in the Night

Jessica Brumfield, DO, MS Georgia South Family Medicine Residency Program Colquitt Regional Medical Center Are you always tired? Do you feel like you need a nap, even after a full night’s sleep? If you do, take this quick questionnaire: I frequently feel sleepy or doze off while: -Sitting and reading for more than 5 minutes -Watching TV -Sitting inactive, even in a public place -While driving or as a passenger in a vehicle -Sitting quietly after lunch If...