DEKALB MEDICAL HAPPENINGS

Bobbie Bailey Tower

Attorney General Approves Partnership Between Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical

The Georgia Attorney General has announced the approval of the strategic partnership and integration of DeKalb Medical and Emory Healthcare, solidifying the unity of the two health systems. With this final regulatory approval, it is anticipated DeKalb Medical will officially become a part of the Emory Healthcare system on September 1, 2018. Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
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Registered Dietitian Will Teach Key Steps To Prevent Onset Diabetes

This month, the Nutrition and Diabetes Education department will conduct a pre-diabetes class as well as a workshop on how to read nutrition labels, including identifying the nutrients of importance, helpful nutrition and meal planning resources and more. In addition, there are two ongoing events, including the grocery store tours and individual medical nutrition therapy. To learn more, click here.
2018 Top Docs

Over 100 DeKalb Medical Physicians Chosen for Atlanta Magazine's Top Doctors List

One hundred and nine physicians on staff at DeKalb Medical were named “Top Doctors” in the July issue of Atlanta Magazine. The "Top Doctors" list includes 781 top doctors in over 59 specialties who exhibit excellence in patient care as well as excel in academic medicine and research. For a complete list of DeKalb Medical physicians named as Top Docs, click here.
Dart Foundation Grant To Hillandale

Dart Foundation Grant To Allow More Patients To Undergo Specialized Surgery At Hillandale

The Dart Foundation recently awarded a $65,000 grant to DeKalb Medical, which will go toward enhancing equipment at the hospital’s Hillandale campus. To find out how this device will further meet the needs of the community, click here.
Open House

Comprehensive Weight Loss Center and Surgical Associates Celebrate New Offices and Expanded Services

The DeKalb Medical Comprehensive Weight Loss Center, formerly known as the Surgical Weight Loss Center, has relocated into offices at 2665 North Decatur Road, Suite 150, Decatur. The center plans to offer additional services in nutritional consulting and non-surgical approaches to weight loss. To learn more, click here.  
Dr. Raoul Mayer

Colorectal Southeast Expands Services to Hillandale Area  

Colorectal Southeast adds third office location with Hillandale addition. Their newest address is 5910 Hillandale Drive, Suite 205 in Lithonia, GA 30058. Colorectal Southeast treats malignant and benign conditions, inflammatory bowel disease and anal-rectal disorders for patients from age nine to 90. Click here for more information.
Susan Komen

DeKalb Medical Cancer Center Selected as One of Susan G. Komen Grant Recipients

DeKalb Medical will receive $56,000 of the more than $1 million grant from Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta to fund breast cancer diagnostic services for women in underserved populations, including the immigrant and refugee community in Clarkston. Click here to read more. 
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New Medicare Cards Issued To Prevent Identity Theft

To combat identity theft and safeguard taxpayer dollars, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing a fraud prevention effort that removes Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Starting April 2018, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards that include a Medicare number. Click here for more information.
Steven Barnett

Donor Spotlight: Steven Barnett, DC

Steven Barnett, DC, spent 30 years as a private-practice chiropractor. During those three decades, he learned the importance of creating great relationships with his patients, as well as fellow chiropractors and physicians. Now, as the Director of Chiropractic Relations for DeKalb Medical, Barnett continues to hone those relationships to benefit the hospital, as well as patients in need of superior care. Click here to continue reading.
Sunblock

Lower Your Risk For Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, there are strategies to reduce your chances of getting skin cancer in the first place and it is highly treatable when detected early. Click here to read more. 

our services

At DeKalb Medical, our goal is to be a true health and wellness partner to the members of our community. Our physicians and staff are committed to walking with each patient throughout their healthcare journey. Whether it’s a serious medical procedure, on-going treatment or the pursuit of wellness, we pride ourselves on providing high quality healthcare through our three campuses – North Decatur, Hillandale and Downtown Decatur – and our physician practices. We offer a wide range of specialties and services, including cancer care, heartburn solutions, maternity services, orthopedics and weight loss surgery. For more than 50 years we have steadfastly worked to earn our patients’ trust through an uncompromising commitment to quality which continues today.

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