Physician Ownership


Physician Ownership

Disclosure of Financial Relationship

We believe that you are entitled to make informed decisions regarding your medical care. To assist you in making an informed decision, we hereby notify you that Optim Medical Center-Tattnall meets the federal definition of a physician-owned hospital, pursuant to 42.C.F.R 439.20(u).

Alternative sources of the services for which you have been referred to this entity are as follows:

  • East Georgia Regional Medical Center
    1499 Fair Road
    Statesboro, GA 30458
  • Memorial Health University Medical Center
    4700 Waters Avenue
    Savannah, GA 31405
  • St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital System
    5353 Reynolds Street
    Savannah, GA 31405


Revised 01/30/2023

Don G. Aaron, MD
Thomas Alexander, MD
Kevin Brooks, MD
Jonathan Christy, MD
Michael Delan Gaines, MD
Jeffrey Goldberg, MD
Patrick G. Hanson, MD
Joseph Hegarty, MD
Bradley A. Heiges, MD
Charles A. Hope, II, MD
Juha I.  Jaakkola, MD
S. Mark Kamaleson, MD
Gregory P. Kolovich, MD
Thomas W. Lawhorne, III, MD
Donald K. McCartney, MD
John D. McCormick, MD
Christopher W. Nicholson, MD
Markus Niederwanger, MC
Thomas E. Niemeier, MD
David N. Palmer, MD
David M. Sedory, MD
C. Mark Spivey , MD
J. Casey Spivey, MD
Kevin L. Stevenson, MD
George Sutherland, MD
W. Stephen Tankersley, MD
James W. Wilson, Jr., MD
Kent E.  Woo, MD
Optim Orthopedics, LLC