Press Releases


March 27, 2015
What is the difference between minimally invasive laparoscopic/robotic surgery and traditional open surgery? What are the benefits of robotic surgery for a patient with urologic conditions? What are the risks of a robotic surgery?
March 23, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Senior Care Center-Brunswick crowned resident Rosemary Greer as winner of its inaugural nursing home resident pageant on Feb. 10, 2015.
March 19, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is joining individuals and organizations across the globe in observing March 26 as Purple Day™, a World Day for Epilepsy Awareness, and encouraging their team members and the community to support the initiative by wearing purple.
March 16, 2015
In 1888, the Brunswick and Seaman’s Hospital, a 40-bed facility located at the corner of First Avenue and Norwich Street at the south end of Brunswick, opened its doors. The creation of that hospital marked the beginning of Southeast Georgia Health System, which today includes two hospitals, two long-term care facilities, three immediate care centers, five family medicine centers, and more than 35 physician practice locations, 300 medical staff members, 350 volunteers and 2,150 team members.
March 13, 2015
Do you have a high-school student interested in athletic training or considering a career in sports medicine? Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine certified athletic trainers will provide valuable hands-on training for students entering grades 9-12 during a Student Athletic Trainer Camp June 22-24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
March 05, 2015
Breastfeeding: The Gift for Life continuing education seminar for nursing professionals will take place Friday, April 17, at the Miriam & Hugh Nunnally Maternity Care Center on the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. Community members interested in learning more about breastfeeding may also attend the event.
March 02, 2015
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Urology, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, is pleased to welcome Matthew D. Katz, M.D., to the practice.
March 02, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host a $5 jewelry sale featuring a wide selection of fashion rings, necklaces, handbags, scarves, accessories and much, much more.
March 02, 2015
Gwen Gratto-Cox was recently named Champion of the Quarter by the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR). Champions are recognized for their outstanding cooperation and professionalism while helping to implement the registry into their institutions. The Southeast Georgia Health System has been an AJRR participant since 2012.
March 02, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries will host Uniform Sales featuring scrubs, slip resistant shoes and much more March 9-11. The sales are open to the public.
February 26, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
February 23, 2015
According to the Arthritis Foundation, physical movement is the “arthritis pain reliever.” Yet, arthritis is often one of the reasons people give to avoid physical activity. The Arthritis Exercise Program at Southeast Georgia Health System helps arthritis sufferers get off the sidelines and enjoy a more active lifestyle.
February 23, 2015
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Pulmonary Medicine, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, announces the opening of an additional office in St. Marys to serve Camden County residents.
February 19, 2015
What is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? Should I worry about heartburn? Can you medically or surgically manage GERD? Indigestion is often a sign of an underlying problem, such as GERD, ulcers, or gallbladder disease, rather than a condition of its own. People of all ages and of both sexes are affected by indigestion.
February 18, 2015
Did you know that Southeast Georgia Health System is one of the most experienced prostate CyberKnife centers in the country? Did you know that prostate cancer patients can be treated in five outpatient radiation treatments? How does the CyberKnife system differ from other radiosurgery systems?
February 17, 2015
In celebration of Black History Month, Southeast Georgia Health System will host two separate performances on the Camden and Brunswick campuses. Both performances are free and open to the community.
February 12, 2015
Bob Smith, 71, a part-time resident of Jekyll Island, stays active in retirement with tennis, yoga, and running half-marathons. This Saturday he will be participating in the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run, in what has become an annual tradition for him.
February 10, 2015
What are the symptoms of common shoulder problems? Do you have persistent pain? Is surgery the only treatment option? The shoulder is the most flexible joint in the body and one of the most potentially unstable joints. As a result, it is the site of many common problems.
February 06, 2015
The southbound lanes of the Sidney Lanier Bridge on Highway 17 in Brunswick will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, for the Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the naming of Mike Lee, PC Technician, Information Systems, as Star of the Quarter for the Brunswick Campus.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce 2015-2016 term Brunswick Campus Medical Staff officers and leadership.
January 30, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to announce the 2015-20106 term Camden Campus Medical Staff officers and leadership.
January 30, 2015
As the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run approaches, Mike Tigani, director of Marketing at King & Prince® Seafood, continues to recruit participants for his company’s team. “As a company we focus on health & wellness. Our goal is to have the most participants for running or walking and to defend our title for the overall fastest team,” says Tigani.
January 30, 2015
Did you know that hip and knee problems can occur as the result of wear and tear over a lifetime of activity, or from injury or disease? The most common causes are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis — both of which not only cause pain, but eventually decrease mobility and significantly threaten independent living.
January 26, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System is pleased to provide access to quality mammography in Glynn County and rural areas of Southeast Georgia with its Wellness on Wheels (WOW) mobile health vehicle.
January 23, 2015
How flexible are you? How far can you reach? Join Dan Welch, ATC, certified athletic trainer with Southeast Georgia Health System Sports Medicine, on Tuesday, Feb. 3, as he hosts “Sports Smart,” a question and answer session focusing on “Flexibility Assessments.”
January 23, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Camden Campus Auxiliary Gift Shop will host a Sterling Silver and Fashion Jewelry Trunk Show on Monday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys.
January 23, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus Auxiliary Gift Shop will host a Designer Fragrance & Skin Care Products Trunk Show on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., and Thursday, Jan. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., in the Gift Shop, 2415 Parkwood Drive.
January 21, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries are partnering with JK Linens to host a Linen Sale, featuring a wide selection of bed sheets, duvet covers, quilt sets, bed-in-bags, towels, rugs, bath accessories, candles, and more.
January 16, 2015
Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation is pleased to partner with Care Pax & Co. to offer Got Your Back Pax™ to breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the Cancer Care Center.
January 14, 2015
The Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick and Camden Campus Auxiliaries presented donations to the Health System during their recent holiday luncheons. The funds were raised through the Gift Shop and Auxiliary fundraising events held December 2013 through November 2014.
January 08, 2015
What does it really imply if products are listed as all-natural or gluten-free? Which part of the label should you review first? Are you getting the appropriate amount of beneficial nutrients? Understanding food labels is an essential part of making sure you are getting the safest and healthiest food possible.
January 07, 2015
As the Southeast Georgia Health System 2015 Bridge Run approaches, Erin VanRyn, a resident of West Chester, PA, will aim to be in Brunswick on Feb. 14 for the race.
January 06, 2015
Glynn-Brunswick Hospital Authority Secretary Walter C. McNeely, who was honored with the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Distinguished Service Award in November, was presented with the award during a reception at the Southeast Georgia Health System Brunswick Campus on Dec. 15.
January 05, 2015
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-St. Simons Pediatrics, a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, is pleased to welcome Melinda H. Peterlin, M.D., board-certified pediatrician, to the practice.
January 02, 2015
Glynn County’s first baby of the year was in no hurry to arrive, waiting until Jan. 2 to make his grand entrance.
January 02, 2015
Camden County’s first baby of the year was in no rush to arrive, waiting until Friday, Jan. 2, to make his grand entrance.