DEKALB MEDICAL HAPPENINGS

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.
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.
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.
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. 
Dr. Nimesh Shah

Donor Spotlight: Nimesh Shah, MD

Nimesh Shah, MD, may be just beginning his career as a surgeon at DeKalb Medical, but he’s already making a difference in a significant way. Dr. Shah joined the DeKalb Medical Physicians Group in June 2016. The Chattanooga, Tenn., native quickly began giving to the hospital at the Founders’ Circle level. Click here to read more.

our services

DeKalb Medical’s Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) facility is a specialty-care hospital designed for patients with serious medical problems that require intense, specialized care and rehabilitation for an extended period of time. Our comprehensive team of specialists understands the unique needs of our LTAC patients and is uniquely qualified to meet those needs.

DeKalb Medical LTAC has Joint Commission Gold Seal Disease Specific certifications in:

  • Respiratory Failure
  • Wound Care
  • Acquired Brain Injury

We are the only LTAC in the nation with all three of these Joint Commission Gold Seal Certifications. At DeKalb Medical LTAC, we are committed to delivering superior care using the latest science and technology combined with caring and dedication. Our goal is to be a true partner to our patients and their families during their healthcare journey by providing high-quality care and on-going support.

Pulmonary Services

Rehabilitation Services

Wound Care

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