University Hospital McDuffie

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University Hospital McDuffie

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As a licensed 25-bed medical center, University Hospital McDuffie offers a wide spectrum of medical and health services for the people of McDuffie County and surrounding communities. The hospital is a not-for-profit, non-tax supported, 501(c)3 organization established in January 1952. 

We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission. University Hospital McDuffie is a member of both the American Hospital Association and the Georgia Hospital Association. 

University Hospital McDuffie offers 24-hour services in the Laboratory and Radiology departments. The Emergency Department provides full-time immediate evaluation, stabilization and treatment care to more than 18,000 patients annually. 

Surgical Services of University Hospital McDuffie include surgeons specializing in surgical areas of general surgery, orthopaedics, podiatry, ophthalmology and laparoscopic procedures.

Emergency room services are available on a 24-hour per day, seven-day per week basis.

Among the services we provide are:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Services
  • Community Education
  • CT Scan
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Echocardiography
  • Emergency Care
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory
  • Mammography
  • Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Osteoporosis Detection
  • Outpatient Infusions
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry/Wound Care
  • Primary Nursing Care
  • Respite Care
  • Sleep Lab
  • Social Services
  • Rehabilitation Beds for post-hospital recovery
  • Ultrasound

If you have any more questions about services at University Hospital McDuffie, please contact us:

Phone: (706) 595-1411

Fax: (706) 595-1611

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Bob Kepshire
Administrator and Chief Nursing Officer


Find Your Way


2460 Washington Road, NE
Thomson, GA 30824


University Hospital McDuffie is located in Thomson, Ga. We're right off Interstate 20, just 30 minutes from Augusta and two hours from Atlanta. 

From Atlanta, take I-20 East. Take Exit 172. From exit ramp, turn left onto Washington Road (Hwy 17). Proceed straight for approximately .9 mile. University Hospital McDuffie will be on your right. 

From Augusta, take I-20 West. Take Exit 172. From exit ramp, turn right onto Washington Road (Hwy 17). Proceed straight for approximately .7 mile. University Hospital McDuffie will be on your right.