Optim Medical Center-Screven Welcomes a New Outpatient Dermatology Clinic

SYLVANIA, GA (June 14, 2022) – Optim Medical Center-Screven is excited to announce the addition of a new specialty service. Starting June 20th, dermatology services will be available the third Monday of the month in Screven County.

Sidney P. Smith, MD and Karen Penrose, FNP from Georgia Skin & Cancer Clinic will see patients at a satellite clinic at 102 Rocky Ford Road which is located directly across the street from the main Optim Medical Center-Screven campus.

Dr. Smith is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Dermatologist and Ms. Penrose is a Dermatology Certified Nurse Practitioner who focus on medical and surgical dermatology patients from young infants to seniors. Some common conditions they treat include: acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, and various skin growths. They also perform thorough full skin examinations to screen for and monitor precancerous and cancerous skin lesions. 

For more information or to schedule an appointment with the Optim Medical Center-Screven Outpatient Dermatology Clinic, please call 1-800-599-0067 and request to be seen in Sylvania.


Serving families since 1951 – Optim Medical Center-Screven offers a wide range of services locally that are designed to give the citizens of Screven County and the surrounding area access to many of the same high-quality healthcare services and physicians found in larger hospitals. Optim Medical Center-Screven offers an emergency department and a variety of diagnostic services like laboratory, ultrasound, CAT Scan, mobile mammography, wound care, and endoscopy. For those that may need some extra time healing after a hospital stay or surgery, Optim Medical Center-Screven offers inpatient rehabilitation services through our swing bed program as well as outpatient rehabilitation services like physical and occupational therapy.

For more information visit, www.optimmedicalcenterscreven.com.


Founded in 1995 by Sidney P. Smith, MD, Georgia Skin & Cancer Clinic offers a variety of services to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions that involve the skin, hair, and nails with multiple locations throughout Southeast Georgia and South Carolina.

For more information visit, www.georgiaskinandcancer.com