Directory of Services
Because Tift Regional Medical Center is committed to the provision of quality medical care and
helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle, the hospital offers a wide variety of services, classes, and
programs to help you get well and stay healthy. Tift Regional’s Centers of Excellence provide
advanced diagnostic and treatment services normally reserved for academic hospitals in larger
metropolitan areas. Tift Regional is proud to offer expert care in oncology, cardiology, neurology,
orthopedics, women’s health, emergency medicine and more.
The Elene Dorminy Women’s Pavilion
Women are unique because of their special physical anatomy, biorhythms and reproductive health.
Housed on the second floor of the B.L. Southwell Tower on the corner of Lee Avenue and 20th
Street, the Elene Dorminy Women’s Pavilion provides a host of quality medical services that are
specialized for females.
Women’s Pavilion: Offering single room maternity care and traditional deliveries, with a family-
focused approach to childbirth. Also offering a 10-bed women’s surgical unit. Call 386-7601 for
Infertility Clinic: a specialist from Emory University provides Counseling. You may wish to discuss
this option with your OB/GYN physician. Any TRMC medical staff member may schedule patient
appointments by phoning 386-7601.
Mammography and Stereotactic Needle Core Breast Biopsy may be scheduled by any
physician by telephoning 386-7500.
Tours of Women’s Pavilion are available. Call 386-7601 to set an appointment.
Baby Talk - A series of three classes designed for the expectant mother:
•Prepared Childbirth Class - A four-week series of in-depth classes designed to prepare the
expectant mother for the upcoming labor and delivery experience.
•Breastfeeding Class - A two-hour class designed to give basic information on how to prepare
for breastfeeding, getting started and common concerns.
•I’m A Big Kid Now Class - A class designed for children, ages 3-10, who are preparing for the
arrival of a new baby in their family.
For more information on the Baby Talk classes and to register please call 556-6318.
The Emergency Center
With a dedicated team of skilled and experienced emergency medicine specialists, Tift Regional’s
24-hour Emergency Center provides quality urgent care for injury and illness. Located on the
corner of Lee Avenue and 20th Street, The Emergency Center has six trauma bays, 12 exam
rooms and separate entrances for ambulances and walk-in patients.
MedChoice is an after-hours clinic for “little” emergencies. Under the direction of The Emergency
Center, MedChoice is an after-hours clinic that treats minor illnesses or injuries. Open on
weeknights, weekends and holidays, MedChoice sees walk-in patients whose medical problems
are acute and do not require extensive diagnostic procedures or consults. For more information
please call 556-6340.
The Heart Center
With a team of quality heart care physicians on staff including South Georgia’s only pediatric
cardiologist, The Heart Center offers a wide array of cardiac diagnostic and treatment services.
Any physician may schedule diagnostic services including echocardiograms, TEEs, and stress
echocardiograms by calling 386-6158 or 6258.
Vascular ultrasound, holter monitoring, and tilt treadmill stress tests may be scheduled by
any physician at 386-6158 or 6258.
To schedule an electrocardiogram (EKG), any physician may call 386-6158 or 6258.
Cardiac catheterization services may be scheduled by any physician at 386-7751.
Nuclear medicine (thallium and persantine) stress tests may be scheduled by any physician
Cardiac rehabilitation services are provided through Rehabilitation Services of Tifton; phone
386-5200 for more information.
The Neurodiagnostics Center offers a full arrange of services designed to assist area physicians in
diagnosing and treating a variety of neurological conditions including treatment for sleep disorders,
carpal tunnel syndrome, epilepsy, stroke and other neurological conditions. A full line of electro-
neurodiagnostic studies to evaluate the central and peripheral nervous system, such as digital
EEGs, epilepsy monitoring, nerve conduction velocity studies, evoked potentials, ambulatory
EEGs and EMGs. A Sleep Lab offers a full line of sleep studies to rule out disorders such as sleep
apnea and narcolepsy. Any physician may call 386-7522 to make a patient referral.
Medical Oncology: Oncology services including hematology and chemotherapy are provided on
an outpatient basis by board-certified oncologists. For more details, any physician or patient may
Radiation Therapy: Using simulation and computerized treatment planning, the Tift Regional
Oncology Center utilizes photon and electron beam therapy to cure or control cancerous growths.
Radiation Therapy is located at 1623 Madison Avenue and may be reached at 229-386-1300.
Cancer Support Group: Meets every fourth Tuesday of each month at 1623 Madison Avenue.
The group offers an open forum for the discussion of issues related to cancer and cancer care.
Anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer and/or their adult family members are welcome to
participate. To register, call 229-386-1300.
Hospice of Tift Area is a coordinated program of supportive care for persons with a limited life
expectancy and their families. For information, patients and physicians may phone 229-556-6330.
Bereavement Support Group: Meets on a scheduled basis. For information call 229-556-6330.
This support group is also open to the community.
Diagnostic Imaging Services
Staffed by a team of professional and experienced radiologists, technologists and support staff,
the diagnostic imaging services department provides a wide array of diagnostic imaging
examinations for outpatient, inpatient and emergency patients.
We provide a complete diagnostic imaging program, including:
Special procedure/Interventional Imaging
In addition, Tift Regional Medical Center is proud to be one of the few hospitals that offer the
emerging newest technology in filmless digital imaging. This technological advance provides
easier management of your imaging results between your hospital visit and your physician, plus
any out of town referrals if they become necessary. To schedule an appointment in any of our
comprehensive services, please call 386-7500.
Inpatient Surgery/Day Surgery
Seven surgical suites are utilized for same day and inpatient general and vascular surgery, and
surgeries in specialty areas such as ophthalmology, gynecology, orthopedics, urology and others.
•Intensive Care Unit
•Medical I & II
•Women’s Pavilion: Obstetrics, Level I & Level II Nurseries, Women’s Surgery
•Summit Rehabilitation Center
•Transitional Care Center
Your local physician can refer you to the TRMC Dietitian Counseling Program for assistance in
planning a special diet. Physicians may telephone 386-6166 to schedule patients.
The Dialysis Center is located on 1607 Edgefield Drive, east of the hospital; it is a 20-station
center, with a home peritoneal dialysis training room, Outpatient and Inpatient Renal Dialysis. For
more information on the services provided, physicians or patients may call 386-2132.
This procedure involves the use of shockwaves to pulverize kidney stones. Physicians may refer a
patient for lithotripsy by phoning 391-3535.
Offering a full range of diagnostic testing in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, pathology and
transfusion medicine. It is recommended that patients arrive for testing between the hours of 7
a.m. and 3 p.m. Any physician may direct questions to 386-7530.
With three board certified Pulmonologists on staff at TRMC and a staff of highly-skilled, board
certified, State Licensed Therapists, the TRMC Respiratory Department offers a full array of
inpatient and outpatient Respiratory Services.
Pulmonary Function studies (including Body Plethysmography)
Arterial Blood Gas Testing
Arterial Line Placement
Any physician may schedule Complete Pulmonary Function Testing or any other outpatient
respiratory procedure by calling 386-7526.
WorkSmart is a freestanding occupational health center offering comprehensive occupational
medicine services. Services include treatment of work-related injuries and illness, substance
abuse screenings, case management, coordination and tracking of cases with an emphasis placed
on returning employees to work quickly. Additional services include physical assessments,
wellness and preventive programs, and corporate health fairs. For more information call (229)556-
Tift Community Health Center
Located in Tifton at 2735 South Central Avenue, Tift Community Health Center (TCHC) provides
affordable treatment of chronic, non-acute health problems and serves as an access point for
preventive and wellness programs. TCHC helps fulfill Tift Regional Medical Center’s mission to
meet the medical needs of patients who do not traditionally have access to health care. For more
information about TCHC, please call (229) 388-5690.
HealthQuest Community Lectures - Provided as a public service. For a schedule of health
programs or to suggest a topic, please call 556-6318.
Health Fairs and Free Screenings – Tift Regional holds free, periodic health screenings, at
selected locations. Please call 556-6318 for more information.
Physician Directory - Call 556-6318 to receive a listing of Tift Regional Medical Center physicians
and their medical specialties.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER’S SERVICES AND
PROGRAMS, CALL 229-556-6318 OR VISIT WWW.TIFTREGIONAL.COM.