About Us

Southwell/Tift Regional Health System

Main Line: 229-382-7120 or toll free 800-648-1935
For emergencies, dial 911
E-mail: info@mysouthwell.com

  • Tift Regional Medical Center: 901 East 18th Street, Tifton, GA 31794 (229-382-7120)
  • Southwell Medical: 260 MJ Taylor Road, Adel, GA 31620 (229-896-8000)

With a reputation as an innovative provider of quality medical services, Southwell/Tift Regional Health System is a growing, not-for-profit healthcare system serving 14 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, musculoskeletal care, oncology, cardiovascular care, women’s health, neurodiagnostics, geriatric psychiatric care, radiology, and more.

The flagship hospital for Southwell is Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC), a 181-bed regional referral hospital located in Tifton at 901 East 18th Street. Tift Regional Medical Center’s West Campus, located in Tifton right off Interstate 75 at exit 64, is an outpatient complex which includes Southwell Medical Clinic and the Musculoskeletal Center.  Located in Adel, Southwell Medical is an acute care facility which includes a specialized geriatric psychiatric unit (the Sylvia Barr Center) and a 95-bed skilled rehabilitation facility (Southwell Health and Rehabilitation). 

Mission Statement

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 the choice for exceptional, patient-centered healthcare in every community we serve. 

Quality and Safety

Tift Regional is committed to fostering a culture of safety and quality. We strive to continuously enhance the patient experience through the utilization of performance improvement initiatives. To learn more, please click here.

Joint Notice of Practices 



Nondiscrimination Notices

Tift Regional Health System Facilities complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.

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Corporate Compliance

Tift Regional Health System’s corporate compliance program is a set of internal policies and procedures to comply with laws, rules and regulations. To learn more about our corporate compliance program, click here

Financial and Organizational Information Regarding Our Hospital

Tift Regional Health System (TRHS) is committed to transparency.  In accordance with Georgia HB 321 and HB 186 regulations, TRHS has posted financial and organizational information regarding our hospital.  Please click here to access this information. 


Community Board Members

James L. Allen

Jessica Beier, MD

William Bowen

Chase Daughtrey

Scott Fulp, DMD

Wasdon Graydon

George M.D. Hunt, IV

Joyce Mims

Cameron Nixon, MD

William Richardson

James Scott, MD

Fortson Turner

Executive Leadership

Christopher Dorman, FACHE, President/Chief Executive Officer

Claire Byrnes, Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Care Operations

Alex Le, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

David McEachin, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Cameron Nixon, MD, Chief Transformation Officer

Tonia Garrett, RN, Chief Nursing Executive

Marie Roof, Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Carol Smith, RN, Senior Vice President, Southwell Medical Chief Nursing Executive and Chief Operating Officer

Karen Summerlin, Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Kim Wills, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Accredited by: The Joint Commission, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Member: Stratus Healthcare, American Hospital Association, Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals, Vizient MidSouth, Horizons Community Solutions