As one of the area’s premier providers of medical and surgical services, we are continuously expanding and improving our facilities and areas of practice. Many of our team members have achieved breakthroughs in their fields and have received honors and awards.
Wed, January 2, 2019
As a general surgeon, Dr. Ralston Major doesn’t frequent WellStar West Georgia Medical Center’s Labor & Delivery unit often, but on Tuesday, he and his wife, Amanda, were front and center as they welcomed little Clara Joy Major, the hospital’s first baby born in the New Year.
Tue, January 1, 2019
WellStar Health System has partnered with LifelLink of Georgia to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.
Mon, December 31, 2018
The WellStar West Georgia Auxiliary is grateful to those who gave to the 2018 Lovelight Tree project, which funds the Lifeline Emergency Response System for local individuals who need the subscription service but cannot afford the fee. It also funds cab fare for patients in need.
Fri, December 14, 2018
Lois Walker, a beloved cashier in the hospital cafeteria, has been honored as WellStar West Georgia Medical Center's 2018 Team Member of the Year.
Wed, December 12, 2018
Jerry Fulks has announced he will retire in mid-January as president of WellStar West Georgia for the last 17 years. Coleman Foss, current CEO of Tennova Healthcare=Cleveland in Tennessee, has been named his successor.
Thu, December 6, 2018
Dr. Tom Gore, who has served the community for 33 years as a cardiologist, has been honored as WellStar West Georgia Medical Center's 2018 Physician of the Year.
Wed, November 14, 2018
Thirteen area students have received the George E. Sims Nursing Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Wed, September 26, 2018
In a four-month span, both Tracy Storey and her mother, Jackie Benefied, were diagnosed with breast cancer. They will share their story at Paint The Town Pink on Saturday, Sept. 29.
Thu, September 13, 2018
WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Auxiliary has donated a total of $500,000 since 2010 to help renovate and expand Enoch Callaway Cancer Center, a project that will benefit our entire community. The $10 million campaign has received a groundswell of support from local residents and organizations, and is supported by a $5 million matching grant from Callaway Foundation Inc.
Fri, August 24, 2018
Leaders, physicians and clinicians from the Wound Care Center at WellStar West Georgia gathered recently to celebrate the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award, which is presented annually by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.