Physician Ownership

Revised 2/11/2020

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


Optim Medical Center-Tattnall

Don G. Aaron, MD
Thomas Alexander, Jr, MD
Jonathan Christy, MD
Michael Delan Gaines, MD
Jeffrey Goldberg, MD
Joseph Hegarty, MD
Bradley A. Heiges, MD
John T. Hodges, 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
David N. Palmer, MD
Andrew Pandya, MD
Michael D. Poole, MD
John Sarzier, MD
David M. Sedory, MD
C. Mark Spivey, MD
J. Casey Spivey, MD
George Sutherland, MD
W. Stephen Tankersley, MD
James W. Wilson, Jr, MD
Kent E. Woo, MD
Chad T. Zehms, MD


Optim Surgery Center

Don G. Aaron, MD
Thomas Alexander, Jr, MD
Jonathan Christy, MD
Michael Delan Gaines, MD
Jeffrey Goldberg, 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
David N. Palmer, MD
Andrew Pandya, MD
David M. Sedory, MD
George Sutherland, MD
James W. Wilson, Jr, MD
Kent E. Woo, MD
Chad T. Zehms, MD