Closer to Home



Quality Specialty Care...
Closer to Home and Family                                                               

Distance from Fitzgerald                      

Albany             62 miles
Atlanta             172 miles
Macon              89 miles
TIFTON        28 MILES

For years, Ben Hill County has had a long and trusted relationship with their friend and neighbor, Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC).  Whether it's surgery, cancer treatment, heart care or other specialty service, TRMC has a long tradition of providing expert care for Ben Hill County residents so they don't have to drive far away.  

When it comes to specialty care for you or a loved one, remember two words: patient preference. You have a choice where to be treated. Our nearby specialists will work with your local primary care physician to design a plan of care that is right for you.  Our specialties include:

  • Allergy
  • Cancer Care
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • da Vinci Robotic Surgery      
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Palliative Care
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Wound Care
  • To find a specialist, please click here.



    On Health Radio

    Listen every week on WRDO 96.9 Real Radio

    Listen to Tift Regional Medical Center's "On Health Radio" on WRDO 96.9 Real Radio, Fitzgerald's hometown radio station.  On Health Radio is a weekly program devoted to health and wellness issues that affect you and your family.   The program features interviews with TRMC specialists and other health experts covering a wide range of medical topics.  You can also hear about the latest happenings at Tift Regional Medical Center. 

    On Health Radio airs every week at the following times:


    Tuesday            7:30 am
    Wednesday       9:00 pm
    Thursday           12:00 pm


    Listen to Past Shows:

    Dr. William Guest discusses future of critical care - 2/28/11

    Dr. Nathan Mordel discusses da Vinci robotic surgery - 3/4/11

    Chris Efaw, Director of Outreach & Development discusses services provided for our outlying counties 3/24/11

    Dr. Derron Spikes discusses services and procedures offered at Allure - 3/28/11

    Carla Hall, Director of  WorkSmart Occupational Medicine 4/4/11

    Maranda Houston, Director of TRMC Foundation 4/11/11

    Darien Peavy, Manager Cardiac Rehab 4/18/11

    Jerry Ethridge, Executive Director of Respiratory 4/25/11

    Dr. Apruva Shah, Oncology Center 5/2/11

    Melanie Peavy, Director, Spine Therapy Center 5/16/11


    Community Involvement

    Tift Regional Medical Center is committed to contributing to the well-being and development of Ben Hill County through outreach efforts, including preventative health education, wellness seminars and corporate sponsorships.  If you or your organization would like to make a request for Tift Regional Medical Center's involvement in a local community event or program, please contact:


    Kristy Cleghorn Walters
    Community Relations Coordinator
    229-353-6323 or 800-648-1935, ext. 6323


    Keep us in mind for speakers for civic groups, school functions, church health events and other special functions


    Free Community Health Lectures in Fitzgerald

    Tift Regional Medical Center's Community Spirit Lecture Series is held at the Fitzgerald Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.  Open to the public, these free seminars feature TRMC specialists and other health experts and include a complimentary meal.  Seating is limited and registration is required. To view upcoming events, please click on the Calendar of Events.