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About Dorminy Medical Center

The pillar of healthcare in historic Fitzgerald since 1974, Dorminy Medical Center has evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of the growing community. Dorminy Medical Center is a licensed 75 bed acute care facility offering a comprehensive range of medical services to Ben Hill and surrounding counties. Despite the economic challenges of the community, the hospital continuously strives to improve the quality of patient care while providing high-quality services efficiently and affordably.


To be the community's preferred choice for healthcare services.


To help the people of Ben Hill County and surrounding areas live healthier and happier lives.



Owned by the County and governed by the Hospital Authority of Ben Hill, Dorminy Medical Center employs over 250 people and operates as a not-for-profit facility whose operations are completely funded by revenues generated through patient services. The Authority is currently comprised of six-member Board of Directors.

Dorminy Medical Center is fully accredited by the DNV-GL. This means that we voluntarily submit to extensive evaluations of our compliance with specific hospital standards on a continuing basis. By earning accreditation, DMC 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’s accreditation program is the only one to integrate the ISO 9001 Quality Management System with the Medicare Conditions of Participation. For more information, click here.

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