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Healthcare in Fulton County

As a center of global health, metro Atlanta and Fulton County are renowned for the abundant and cutting-edge healthcare providers located here. Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine train physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health practitioners at the area’s teaching hospitals. Residents are well cared for whether they require stitches in an urgent care setting or life-saving heart surgery, brain surgery, cancer care or other treatments by some of the most respected physicians in the nation.

Top hospitals in Fulton County include:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
– with two of its three pediatric hospitals in Fulton County, Children’s Healthcare is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
Emory University Hospital Midtown
– 530+ bed tertiary care facility in Midtown Atlanta has more than 1,200 Emory Clinic and 440 private practice physicians spanning 28 specialties.
Emory Johns Creek Hospital
– 110-bed, all private room community hospital in Johns Creek, Georgia opened in 2007 and features a medical staff of more than 600 community and Emory physicians in 43 specialties.
Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital
– 410-bed acute care hospital with more than 750 physicians. The facility is Atlanta’s oldest, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1880. It became part of Emory Health System in 2012.
Grady Memorial Hospital
– 953-bed acute care teaching hospital in downtown Atlanta is the city’s only ACS-verified Level I trauma center, only ABA-verified burn center, and advanced comprehensive stroke center.
Northside Hospital
– 621-bed hospital in Sandy Springs has 3,500 physicians and the first, most comprehensive center focusing on women’s health and wellness in the Southeast.
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
– 643-bed, private, not-for-profit hospital that is a leader in patient care consistently ranks in the top five among metro Atlanta hospitals in patient experience scores.
Select Specialty Hospital Midtown
– 72-bed free-standing critical illness recovery hospital in Midtown Atlanta.
Select Specialty Hospital South Atlanta
– 40-bed critical illness recovery hospital on the fourth floor of Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center South specializes in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think as independently as possible.
Shepherd Center
– 152-bed, private, not-for-profit hospital focused on medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and disease, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, and other neuromuscular problems.
WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South
– 302-bed hospital in East Point offers a 24-hour emergency department and is a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center.
WellStar North Fulton Hospital
– 202-bed hospital in Roswell has a Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center designation and is a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center.

Bioscience Hub

In addition to these exceptional healthcare facilities and their associated physicians and medical practices, Fulton County can claim a place as a powerful hub for the rapidly growing bioscience industry. Headquarters for renowned national and global biomedical health organizations, including the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Cancer Society, Arthritis Foundation, CARE (Cooperation for Assistance and Relief Everywhere), The Carter Center, and the Task Force for Global Health are located in metro Atlanta.