Archbold Welcomes New Physician Batin

Archbold is pleased to welcome pulmonologist Ronald Batin, MD, FCCP, to the medical staff. Batin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from La Sierra University in Riverside, California and a medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. He also completed a residency in internal medicine, a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine and an internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center. “I’m excited to join the great team of...



Archbold Neurology Moving Offices

Archbold Neurology Associates, the office of Dr. Jeet Kapadia and Dr. Ade Longe, is relocating and will now share office space with Archbold Neurosurgery Services. The combined practices will see patients at the current Archbold Neurosurgery Services office building at 704 S. Broad Street in Thomasville. “The neurology providers look forward to serving our patients in this new location,” said John Rodkey, Vice President of Archbold Medical Group. “This office space will better...



Archbold Welcomes Moore To New Role

Archbold is pleased to welcome Roslyn Moore, NP-C, into her new role as a nurse practitioner at Archbold Gastroenterology Group. Moore earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She received Master's degrees in nursing from Thomas University and Valdosta State University. Moore has been with Archbold since 2003 and previously held positions as a staff nurse in PACU, Nurse manager on 4West and 6North, and director of Archbold's...



Archbold Welcomes Provider Bartley

Archbold is pleased to welcome certified anesthesiologist assistant Carson Bartley, CAA, to the medical staff. Bartley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Valdosta State University and a Master’s degree in clinical anesthesiology from Emory University. Bartley will be treating patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.



Archbold’s Live Better Hosting Kids Fun Run

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, is hosting the fourth annual Live Better Heart and Sole Fun Run for kids. Held in conjunction with Heart Month, the one-mile fun run for K-5 school children is intended to raise awareness of the connections between obesity and heart disease, while promoting living a heart-healthy lifestyle through physical fitness and healthy eating. Nearly 70% of American adults...



Lewis Named Director of Hospital Accreditation

Rachael Lewis, BSN, RN, has recently been named Archbold's new Director of Hospital Accreditation. Lewis earned Bachelor of Science degrees in biology and nursing from Samford University. She has been employed by Archbold since 2015, starting as a staff nurse in the Intermediate Care Unit at Archbold Memorial Hospital and most recently as Nurse Manager for the Cardiopulmonary Unit. Lewis is currently working on obtaining a Master's degree in Healthcare Regulation at Florida State...



Archbold’s Bariatric Program Receives BCBS Distinction

Archbold’s Bariatric and Weight Management Program has recently earned Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Blue Distinction Center designation. Blue Distinction Centers (BDC) are healthcare facilities and providers recognized for their expertise in delivering specialty care. BDC programs met overall quality measures developed with input from the medical community. BDC programs specific to bariatric surgery have proven the capability to provide a full range of bariatric surgery care, including...



Archbold Announces New Lung Nodule Navigator

Lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer, is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, and was the highest cancer incidence among men referred to Archbold's oncology center in 2020. However, lung cancer deaths are decreasing due to advances in early detection and treatment. That is why Archbold is taking a thorough approach to developing a lung cancer program led by new lung nodule navigator Brittni Pannell, RN. Lung cancers are often detected when a mass or lung...



If You Go: Archbold’s Tree of Lights

If You Go: Archbold’s Tree of Lights Tuesday, December 6, Archbold will host the Tree of Lights ceremony presented by TC Federal Bank. Attendees will enjoy s’mores, hot chocolate, a special performance by South Georgia Ballet, and the anticipated arrival of Santa Claus. The event benefits Archbold’s Hospice of Southwest Georgia. Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 Location: Front Lawn at Archbold Memorial Hospital Time: The ceremony will begin at 6pm. Parking: Parking will...



New Lung Biopsy Technology Now Available at Archbold

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death, making up almost 25% of all cancer deaths. However, lung cancer deaths continue to drop partly due to early detection and treatment advances. Lung cancer is commonly diagnosed by a biopsy of a suspicious spot on your lung, commonly called a nodule. A biopsy involves obtaining a tissue sample from the suspicious area and examining the cells. However, some areas of the lung are hard to get to and...



Archbold’s New Grady Skilled Nursing Facility Announces New Director of Nursing         

Archbold’s new skilled nursing facility in Grady County has announced Felicia Stoddard as the new Director of Nursing. Stoddard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the Medical College of Georgia. Stoddard has worked in Archbold Memorial Hospital’s holding rooms for interventional radiology and the cath lab, and has been the Grady General Hospital’s Swingbed Coordinator for the last five years. Stoddard will work closely with Tina Bates, Archobld’s Long-Term...



Archbold’s Tree of Lights Event Scheduled for December 6th

The holiday season is upon us, and for many in South Georgia, it’s a tradition to honor and remember friends and loved ones through contributions to the Archbold Foundation’s Tree of Lights benefiting Archbold’s Hospice of Southwest Georgia. Archbold’s Tree of Lights is an opportunity to give throughout the holidays and is kicked off by the Tree of Lights ceremony presented by TC Federal Bank. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 6pm on Archbold Memorial...