DEKALB MEDICAL HAPPENINGS

Grief Group Support

Grief Support Group Offered by DeKalb Medical Pastoral Services  

DeKalb Medical Pastoral Services will begin a new session of Grief Support meetings on May 24. The group meets for six weeks and is led by a hospital chaplain. All adults who have experienced a loss and are on a healing journey are encouraged to join. Meetings integrate bereavement research with faith, spirituality and group conversation. Call 404.501.1785 to sign up and receive more details.
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. 
Baby Tantrum Lunch and Learn

Emory Child Study Lunch and Learn: Toddlers and Tantrums

Ever wonder how or why tantrums happen? Join us as we address this question by understanding children's emotional development. From infancy to early childhood, we will discover how children learn to regulate their emotions and what you can do to aid in their development. Click here to register.
Sample Medicare Card

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.
Dr. Harjee Scholarship

DeKalb Medical Accepting Applications for Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship

High school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field are invited to apply for the Dr. Gulshan S. Harjee Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to students who embody her passion and dedication to caring for others, despite facing challenges similar to the ones Dr. Harjee has overcome. Click here for more information.
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. 
2017 Aux Wishlist Recipients

Auxiliary Awards Over $28,000 to Various Departments

Each year, the funds raised from the Auxiliary Specialty Sales help support the Wish List, a program where the hospital’s departments can apply for funding for additional items for their areas. This year, more than $28,000 was awarded. Click here for more information.
Mother Baby

DeKalb Medical Offers Nitrous Oxide for Women in Labor

Women in labor at DeKalb Medical now have a new option to manage pain. Nitrous oxide has been proven advantageous for pain relief during labor. Click here for more information.

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.

Cancer

Heartburn Solutions

Maternity

Orthopedics

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