Archbold Welcomes New Providers Gosier and Dennis

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of nurse practitioners Endia Gosier, NP-C, and Gabrielle Dennis, FNP-C. Gosier earned a Bachelor of Science in biology at Fort Valley State University in Fort Valley and a Bachelor of Science in nursing at College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. She then went on to study at South University in Savannah where she earned a Master’s of Science in nursing with a specialization as a family nurse practitioner. Dennis...



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Anderson

Archbold Medical Center welcomes family medicine physician Rachel Anderson, DO, to the medical staff. Dr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry at Valdosta State University. She then earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dr. Anderson completed her residency in family medicine at Floyd Family Medicine Residency in Rome, Georgia and will be treating patients at...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers Gerrells and Leverett

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed physician assistant Megan Gerrells, PA-C, and nurse practitioner Mesheal Leverett, NP-C, to the medical staff. Gerrells earned a Bachelor of Science in biology at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia. She then went on to earn a Masters of Medical Science in physician assistant studies at Mercer University in Macon. She will be treating patients at South Georgia Surgical Associates in Thomasville. Leverett earned a Bachelor of...



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Long

Archbold Medical Center welcomes Robyn Long, DO, to the medical staff at Grady General Hospital. Dr. Long earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa with a minor in Public Health. She continued her education at USF to earn a Master of Science degree in Medical Science. She earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the Medical School at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida and completed her...



Archbold Offers New Therasphere Cancer Treatment

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of Americans who are diagnosed with liver cancer is rising. Approximately 33,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with liver cancer each year, and about 27,000 die from the disease. The American Cancer Society estimates approximately 760 liver cancer deaths in Georgia in 2020. Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, in conjunction with Thomasville’s VITA Surgery and VITA...



Archbold Welcomes New Physician Sanderson-Smith

Archbold Medical Center recently welcomed Ryan Sanderson-Smith, MD, MPH, MPhil, to the medical staff. Dr. Sanderson-Smith earned a Bachelor of Science degree in medical biochemistry from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He then earned a Master of Philosophy degree in bioscience enterprise at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. He also earned a master’s in Public Health at St. George’s University in Grenada where he also attended the university’s...



Morrison Donates to Food Bank

Morrison Healthcare, a Compass One Healthcare Company and nutrition services provider at Archbold Memorial Hospital, recently donated nearly $2,200 to the Thomas County Food Bank amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. “We wanted to make sure our family, friends, and neighbors in the community have food to put on their table if they have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic,” said Ashlund Edwards, Associate Director of Dining Services for Morrison Healthcare at Archbold Memorial...



Craven to be new Archbold CEO

Following a nationwide search, Archbold Medical Center has announced Darcy Craven as the health system’s next president and CEO. He will succeed Perry Mustian, who will retire after 20 years with Archbold, the last 12 as president and CEO. Craven’s first day at Archbold will be August 24, 2020. Craven, 49, currently serves as President of the northern region for Kaleida Health in Buffalo, NY. In this role he oversees several sites of care in Western New York State including Millard...



ATSM Partners with Thomas County Central

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine clinic is now the official sports medicine provider for Thomas County Central High School Athletics. “For Archbold it shows that we are a growing program,” said Mark Lowe, Archbold Vice President of Planning and Marketing. “During the past year we seriously began to pursue the sports medicine contract with Central and just recently we were able to make it happen.” Under this partnership, Advanced Therapy and...



Archbold ATSM on Track for Late Fall Opening

Archbold Memorial Hospital’s new outpatient rehabilitation facility is on track to open in the late fall. Located on Pinetree Boulevard, the new facility will be home to a full range of physical, occupational and speech therapy services, as well as a growing sports medicine program. Along with a new facility comes a new name – Advanced Therapy and Sports Medicine. “We’ve begun transitioning aspects of the clinic in preparation for our new facility that so when it opens...



Archbold Surgeon: It’s Safe to Be Here

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the country have had to radically alter their lives—and their livelihoods. While most have made sacrifices in one way or another, those that provide direct patient care have had unique experiences. General surgeon Cianna Pender, MD, is on the medical staff at Archbold Memorial Hospital, part of the surgical team at Archbold Medical Group’s South Georgia Surgical Associates. When the pandemic forced Archbold to appropriately adjust...



SunTrust Bank and United Way Support Feed the Fight

The United Way of Thomas County made a generous donation to Archbold’s Feed the Fight campaign, which is a part of Archbold’s COVID-19 Relief Fund. “Through The Truist Bank Foundation, United Way chapters across the nation have received funds to donate to local COVID-19 relief efforts where Truist Bank has a local branch,” said Rebecca Cannady, Executive Director of United Way of Thomas County. “We felt strongly that we needed to use those funds to support our front line...