Metro Atlanta provides access to one of the most qualified, affordable, and efficient healthcare systems in the country. Metro Atlanta’s healthcare community includes more than 90 hospitals and psychiatric care centers, over 13,000 licensed physicians and over 100,000 healthcare practitioners.* In a 2015 study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on County Health Rankings, Gwinnett County ranked second as the healthiest county in the state. In addition to general care, facilities for the treatment of mental illness, substance abuse, eye and ear problems, children’s diseases and cancer are widely available, as are state-of-the-art wellness, maternity and rehabilitation services.
Gwinnett Medical Center, a 553-bed not-for-profit healthcare network, includes two primary hospitals in Duluth and Lawrenceville, along with other support facilities. With more than 4,100 employees and 800 affiliated physicians, Gwinnett Medical Center has repeatedly received national recognition for clinical excellence and ranks among the top 5% in the nation for clinical quality.
Eastside Medical Center, in Snellville, is a combined effort between one of the world’s leading medical research universities and healthcare providers (Emory), the nation’s largest hospital corporation (HCA) and Gwinnett’s second-largest hospital system, Eastside Medical Center. It has 310 inpatient beds, approximately 450 affiliated physicians, and nearly 1,200 employees. It is a full-service, acute care facility.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is the only hospital system in Georgia solely dedicated to the delivery of pediatric healthcare. As a nationally recognized leader in adolescent healthcare, Children’s manages three hospitals and 16 satellite locations. With more than 7,000 employees and access to over 1,400 pediatric physicians, it provides individualized expert pediatric care for patients, up to age 21.
Here are some of Gwinnett and metro Atlanta’s top healthcare providers:
*Metro Atlanta: An Executive Profile