3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta
Doctors Hospital is a 350-bed full-service facility and home to the nationally acclaimed Joseph M. Still Burn Center. Located in west Augusta, Doctors Hospital offers a variety of medical services, including a 24-hour emergency department, day surgery services, outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services, physical and occupational therapy, cardiopulmonary services, radiology and nuclear medicine. Services extend beyond the traditional inpatient setting.
Additional facilities operated by Doctors Hospital include a Breast Diagnostic Center for diagnostic testing for breast cancer and West Augusta Radiation Oncology Center, both providing therapeutic treatment for cancer patients. Doctors Hospital Surgery Center in Evans offers day-surgery services to the growing Columbia County area.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
Eisenhower is the military medical center for the southeastern United States. The 300-bed facility also is the specialized treatment center for the Defense Department's Region 3 TRICARE. The Southeast Regional Medical Command, a headquarters facility for the southeastern United States, is part of Fort Gordon's medical complex.
The medical center is a teaching facility for residents in both surgical and primary care specialties, with emphasis on research and state-of-the-art specialty care.
MCG HEALTH SYSTEM
1120 15th St., Augusta
(706) 721-CARE (2273)
MCG Health System, the clinical arm of the Medical College of Georgia, delivers the most advanced medical care available and leads a team of physicians, nurses, therapists, pharmacists and others who are highly trained in their specialties and inpatient- and family-centered care. All its physicians are board certified or board eligible.
MCG Health System includes a 483-bed adult hospital, a 149-bed Children's Medical Center, an Ambulatory Care Center with more than 80 outpatient clinics in one setting, the Georgia Radiation Therapy Center, a Specialized Care Center housing a 13-county Level I regional trauma center, and the Sports Medicine Center. In addition to providing care in the Augusta area, MCG Health System's physicians travel to more than 90 satellite clinics across the state and region.
TRINITY HOSPITAL OF AUGUSTA
2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta
Established in 1952, Trinity Hospital of Augusta serves the community with medical, surgical, pediatric, rehabilitative and inpatient hospice services. In addition, the facility offers home and hospice care to residents in 19 counties.
Trinity is known for its comprehensive diagnostic services, including cardiac catheterization, magnetic resonance imaging, an endoscopic unit and an Osteoporosis-Bone Center.
UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
1350 Walton Way, Augusta
As a community, nonprofit health-care system, University offers a range of services to people living in the Augusta-Aiken area. The cornerstone of University Health Care System is the 612-bed University Hospital. University also offers specialty centers, including the University Breast Health Center; Georgia Heart Institute; W.G. Watson M.D. Women's Center; and Harry W. Jernigan Jr. Cancer Center.
More than 21,000 patients are admitted to University Hospital each year, and 10,000 more are observed on a 23-hour outpatient basis. About 3,000 of these visits are in the Observation Stay Unit.
WALTON REHABILITATION HOSPITAL
1355 Independence Way, Augusta
Walton Rehabilitation Hospital exists to improve the health status and enhance the quality of life for people with physical disabilities. This inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation hospital offers a complete continuum of care.
Walton Rehabilitation Hospital offers acute and subacute medical rehabilitation programs, in addition to physical, occupational and speech therapy when appropriate. Walton has daily admissions and 24-hour referral intake services. Therapy is available daily. In 1988, Walton Rehabilitation Hospital opened its doors to treat individuals for strokes, head and spinal cord injuries and other disabilities.