Southeast Georgia Health System CEO resigns: 3 things to know

Gary R. Colberg has announced his decision to resign as president and CEO of Brunswick-based Southeast Georgia Health System after 14 years of service. 

Here are three things to know about Mr. Colberg and his resignation.

1. Mr. Colberg has been extremely active in all facets of healthcare and the Southeast Georgia community over the last 14 years. During his tenure, he oversaw the health system’s expansion of its facilities and services to include the outpatient care center, senior care centers in St. Marys, Ga., and Brunswick, the Center for Educational Development, medical plazas in St. Marys and Brunswick, and the Nunnally House, a lodging facility for cancer patients and family members of critical care patients.

2. Additionally, Mr. Colberg has brought innovative technology to the communities of Southeast Georgia, including the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle, the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System and the daVinci Robotic Surgery System.  Most recently, he was instrumental in laying the foundation for the proposed affiliation with Baptist Health in Jacksonville, Fla., and Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Fla.

3. Southeast Georgia Health System's board of directors has selected Michael D. Scherneck, who currently serves as executive vice president and CFO, to serve as interim president and CEO, in addition to his continued role as CFO.  

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