With a reputation as an innovative provider of quality care, Southwell is a growing, not-for-profit health system serving 12 counties in South Central Georgia. Southwell offers more than 135 physicians with expertise in over 30 specialties. Southwell provides a wide-range of care, including signature services in surgery, oncology, cardiovascular care, women’s health, neurodiagnostics, geriatric psychiatric care, radiology and more.
The Main Campus is Tift Regional Medical Center, a 181-bed regional referral hospital located in Tifton. Our Tifton West Campus houses various diagnostic services and the region’s largest multi-specialty clinic. Our Cook County campus is anchored by Southwell Medical, an acute care facility which includes state-of-the-art surgical services and a 12-bed geriatric psychiatric unit. The Cook campus also includes Southwell Health and Rehabilitation, a 95-bed skilled rehabilitation facility.
Our mission is to deliver a lifetime of quality and compassionate care for each patient we serve.
Our vision is to be the system of choice for exceptional, patient-centered healthcare in every community we serve.
Community Board Members
Jessica Beier, MD
Jim Scott, MD
Executive Leadership Team
SVP Ambulatory Operations
SVP Chief Nursing Executive, COO Southwell Medical
SVP General Counsel
SVP Chief Financial Officer
F. David McEachin, MD
VP Chief Medical Officer
VP Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer
Chief of Staff
VP Tonia Garrett
Chief Nursing Officer
VP Chief Operations Officer
Cameron Nixon, MD
VP Chief Transformation Officer
VP Chief Information Officer
Diversity and Inclusion
Southwell has a responsibility to promote positive change in the community by serving as a model environment for cultural diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to provide quality health care, improve access to health care and to provide education as a way to help eliminate health care disparities in the communities we serve.
In 2020, we established a Diversity and Inclusion Council with representation from across our organization. The council is empowered and accountable to take action and deliver on our commitment.
Southwell’s Diversity and Inclusion Council members include:
- Jill McIntyre – Director Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness
- Chris Dorman – President and CEO
- Alex Le – VP and Chief Operating Officer
- Mrs. Joyce Mims, Board of Directors
- Mr. Wasden Graydon – Board of Directors
- Dr. Cameron Nixon – Chief Transformation Officer
- Dr. Rubal Patel – Director of Pulmonary Critical Care
- Amber Goodman – Emergency Dept. Asst. Nurse Manager
- Karen Rodriguez – Med. Staff Office Credentialing Coordinator
- Josepth Dallas Moore – Southwell Radiology Tech