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Welcome Dr. Zubernis!

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome James J. Zubernis, DO, FACOOG, to Upson OB/GYN Thomaston and Barnesville locations beginning October 7th. Dr. Zubernis has over 25 years of practice experience in general obstetrics and gynecology, operative and cesarean deliveries, and open and laparoscopic gynecologic surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Zubernis earned his bachelor’s degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He earned his Doctor of...



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Welcome Meagan Fussell, M.D. to Upson Family Physicians

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Meagan Fussell, M.D. to Upson Family Physicians Thomaston location beginning October 1st. Dr. Fussell practices family medicine and is committed to providing comprehensive health care to patients of all ages. Appointments are currently available to establish care. Her interests include pediatrics (family visits welcome), women’s health with experience in IUD insertions and removal, birth control implants, and annual screenings, weight...



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Farewell Dr. Baker

It is with great sadness that we announce Dr. Baker’s departure from Upson OB/GYN effective September 26, 2019. While Dr. Baker will be greatly missed, we are grateful for the care that she has provided to all of our patients. We hope you will join us in wishing her much success in her future endeavors. As we prepare for Dr. Baker’s departure, please know that our staff, together with Dr. Nick Psomiadis, Rhonda Brooks, WHNP and Monica Darty, NP remain dedicated to the contination of...



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Welcome new CNO, Lane Harrington!

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome the newest addition to our leadership team, Lane Harrington, ARNP, MN, as Chief Nursing Officer. Lane will be responsible for leadership of all nursing functions across the organization and begins her new role on July 15. Most recently, Lane served as Chief Nursing Officer at North Shore Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Lane has also held senior leadership positions with CHRISTUS Health in Alexandria Louisiana, Scotland...



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Welcome Dr. Fussell to Upson Family Physicians

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Corey Fussell, M.D. to Upson Family Physicians Thomaston location beginning August 5th. Dr. Fussell practices family medicine and is committed to providing comprehensive health care to patients of all ages. Appointments are currently available to establish care to include pediatric, women’s health, bariatric and adult primary care. Dr. Fussell earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and his medical degree from...



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Maury Morgan, 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 Maury Morgan (RN) in the Emergency Department. "Maury came back to check on me even when he didn't have to," stated a patient who witnessed Maury's compassion. Congratulations also to...



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Welcome Back Dr. Capo!

Upson Family Medical Center welcomes to the provider staff George L. Capo, DO. Dr. Capo was most recently employed by LiveOn Medical Center in McDonough, GA, however, he is well known to the Thomaston community. As a physician of Family Medical Center, Dr. Capo provided patient care in the Thomaston and Griffin area from 1998 to 2017. He graduated with an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Columbus State University in Columbus, GA, and received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine...



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Tarrant named CEO of Upson

Upson Regional Medical Center welcomes Jeffrey (Jeff) Tarrant as Chief Executive Officer effective May 6. Tarrant has more than three decades of experience in healthcare and was selected after a national search conducted by the Upson Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees in conjunction with HealthTechS3, a management and consulting company that has partnered with Upson for more than 20 years. Tarrant most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for AllianceHealth Durant,...



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Auxiliary donation brings Upson Lucas Device

We are very grateful for Auxiliary's generous $16,000 donation for the purchase of a LUCAS device for Upson's Emergency Department. This lifesaving equipment provides benefit to cardiac arrest patients by delivering guideline-consistent, high quality chest compressions even under difficult conditions for extended periods of time. With the LUCAS device, fatigue, individual variations or psychological factors are removed from CPR, and there is no longer a need to switch providers every two...