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Joseph Thomas joins the SGMC Physician Network

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Dr. Thomas joins SGMC Internal Medicine

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Joseph Thomas, MD, internal medicine, has joined SGMC Internal Medicine. SGMC Internal Medicine is part of the SGMC Physician Network, which is the largest multi-specialist group in the region with a growing number of providers.

Dr. Thomas has been practicing medicine in Valdosta since 1995 and will continue seeing patients at his office located at 410 Connell Rd. Ste. T.

Dr. Thomas explained that he is excited to join SGMC.  He said, “SGMC has a commitment to customer centered, competent, compassionate, and cost-effective care and I find these things very important for my patients continued care.”

Dr. Thomas shared that patients can expect him to care, communicate, and collaborate with them. He explained that to have a lasting physician and patient relationship these three things are necessary.  

“I connect with my patients by listening, being empathetic and encouraging. Patients need to feel connected not only to me but to my staff as well,” said Dr. Thomas.

Dr. Thomas received his medical degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. He completed his residency at East Tennessee State University, College of Medicine in internal medicine. 

Dr. Thomas completed his internship at Vanderbilt University and is American Board Certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Thomas is married to his high school sweetheart, Rita, and together they have three adult children and six grandchildren. In his free time he enjoys traveling and exploring nature.

Dr. Thomas is accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thomas, call 229-242-9565.

SGMC’s Physician Network has more than 50 physicians in the specialties of primary care, internal medicine, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, oncology, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pulmonology, infectious disease, occupational medicine, general surgery, colorectal surgery, endocrine surgery, and wound care.

For more information visit sgmc.org.