DEKALB MEDICAL HAPPENINGS

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. 
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.
Derek Jackson

Wellness Coach To Speak About His Own Healthcare Experience Managing Diabetes

Derek Jackson spoke at a well-attended Lunch and Learn in the Wellness Center last fall. If you missed that opportunity to hear Derek’s inspirational story, join us Wednesday, January 24 at 12 p.m. for tips on achieving your best health despite your medical challenges. Click here for more information.
Coppage Scholarship Recipients

Dr. W. Mark Coppage Scholarships Awarded To Nursing Students

To continue its commitment to the future of healthcare, the DeKalb Medical Foundation recently awarded $11,500 to four nursing students through the Dr. W. Mark Coppage Scholarship Fund. Click here to read more. 
Ambulance

DeKalb Medical Celebrates Completion of North Decatur Emergency Department Renovations

The renovation process of the Emergency Department on DeKalb Medical’s North Decatur campus is complete. The ambitious renovation will expedite patient traffic, reduce wait times and create a more modern environment of care. Click here for more information. 
Dr. Armand

Donor Spotlight: Mike Armand, MD Provides Valuable Support to NICU and Foundation

As a neonatologist, Mike Armand, MD often comes into his patients’ lives when their family least expects it. Though it can sometimes be a sad job, he said it is also a very rewarding one, especially seeing fragile babies become well and go home. Click here to read the full story.
Dr. Zaman Onboarding

DeKalb Medical Welcomes New Providers

The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Welcomes New Providers. Specialties include interventional spine, family medicine, family nurse practitioner, general orthopedic surgeon and two certified physician assistants. For more information, click here.
23rd annual Charles B. Eberhart Memorial Golf Classic

Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount 

The 23rd annual Charles B. Eberhart Memorial Golf Classic raised a record $210,000 in corporate sponsorships to support much-needed renovations to DeKalb Medical’s surgical suites. Click here for more information.

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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