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Upson Regional Medical Center Welcomes Jessica W. Castleberry, M.D.

Dr. Castleberry has 6 years of practice experience in general obstetrics and gynecology, and multiple years of volunteer experience with the Macon Volunteer Clinic where she provided gynecologic care for uninsured women. Dr. Castleberry earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, Ga. Dr. Castleberry...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Completes Annual DNV-GL Accreditation Survey With No Adverse Findings

Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to announce it recently completed its annual accreditation survey through DNV-GL with no adverse findings. By maintaining accreditation, Upson Regional Medical Center has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV surveyors visit Upson every year and examine facilities, processes, and documentation to make sure the hospital excels in...



Upson Regional Medical Center Prepares for Coronavirus Amid Concerns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging communities across the US to prepare for the possibility of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) becoming widespread. There are currently two cases in Georgia, in the metro Atlanta area. Both cases are not hospitalized, and are recuperating at home. As the virus continues to spread, there will likely be more cases that occur close to home. Upson Regional Medical Center asks travel questions of every patient coming into the facility, and...



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Ginger Edmonson, RN, wins DAISY Award

Nurses at Upson Regional Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ® The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The DAISY Award recipient this quarter is Ginger Edmondson (RN) in the Labor and Delivery Unit. “Ginger was truly the most amazing nurse I ever had. She always made us feel welcomed and important. She also made us feel safe and...



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Noguera recognized as Top Doctor by the Global Directory of Who's Who

Congratulations to our own Dr. Christina Noguera who has been honored as a Top Doctor by the Global Directory of Who’s Who for outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of family medicine. The Global Directory of Who’s Who is an annual publication that recognizes executives and professionals for their accomplishments and contributions to the global marketplace. Dr. Noguera earned her Doctorate of Medicine degree from Mercer University School of Medicine. Here she...



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Introducing Upson's first baby of 2020!

Congratulations to Dana Tucker and Benny Byrd! They welcomed Asher Wade Byrd, Upson's first baby of the year, on January 1, 2020 at 3:25 p.m. Asher was 9 lbs, 9 oz, and 21 inches long.



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Upson Regional Medical Center Announces New Names for Walk-In Primary Care Clinics

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce new names for their existing walk-in primary care clinic locations. Upson Family Medical Center will now be called Upson Family Medical Center Northside, while the Upson Clinic, a department of Upson Regional Medical Center, will now be referred to as Upson Family Medical Center Southside. With a focus on high quality, no appointment necessary primary care services, both clinics provide walk-in access to healthcare providers. This name...



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A New Way To Purchase Healthcare

Upson Regional Medical Center has partnered with MDsave to give you a better way to buy your medical services. Through MDsave, we can give you one upfront, easy-to-understand price which includes the most common fees that go along with your procedure. That means no surprise bills later! How It Works Just like booking travel or shopping online, you pay for your procedure upfront and receive a voucher as proof of purchase. When you prepay through MDsave, we’re able to offer special...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Welcomes ENT, Dr. David Thomson!

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome David Thomson, M.D. to Upson ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) beginning January 6. Dr. Thomson has 30 years of practice experience in ENT/otolaryngology, specializing in ear, nose, and throat care, nasal and sinus conditions, sleep apnea, and hearing loss. Dr. Thomson earned his bachelor’s degree from Williams College in Williamstown, MA. He earned his M.D. from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY...



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Amanda Sowards, RN, wins DAISY Award

Nurses at Upson Regional Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ® The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The DAISY Award recipient this quarter is Amanda Sowards (RN) in the ICU. "Amanda went above and beyond for our family. She played music for my sister and even called me to ease worries," stated Deanna Williams who witnessed...



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Jack or Jill Gender Reveal

Upson OB/GYN is now offering gender reveal ultrasounds, known as “Jack or Jill Gender Reveal.” The ultrasounds are open to the public for $75 cash or card. “There is nowhere in a 40 mile radius of Thomaston that offers gender reveal ultrasounds, and we are excited to have them here at Upson OB/GYN,” said Upson OB/GYN Clinical Supervisor Katie Heinrich. The scans are 15 minutes long and the patient may schedule as early as 15 weeks gestation. Black and white pictures are...



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Welcome Dr. Gingrich!

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Kevin Gingrich, M.D. to Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Surgery Thomaston and Barnesville locations beginning October 14. Dr. Gingrich has over 25 years of practice experience in general orthopedics, total joint arthroplasty, trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Gingrich earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia,...