What type of health services does Emory Hospital provide?


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The Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, provides cardiac care, transplantation, diagnostic radiology, cancer/oncology and mental health services. Its neuroscience services include the treatment of aneurysms, brain tumors and movement disorders such as Parkinson's. The hospital also provides emergency services through its emergency department, which is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and treats about 26,000 patients each year.

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Emory's cardiac care services include the treatment of patients with complex cardiac problems and total vascular care including cardiac and peripheral vessels. The hospital is the only multiple organ transplant center in Georgia and also performs combination transplants, such as heart/kidney and heart/lung. Emory's cancer treatment/oncology services, affiliated with Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute, include the coordination of medical, surgical, radiation oncology and diagnostic imaging resources to treat all facets of the disease. Doctors at Emory also perform blood and bone marrow stem cell transplants and participate in hundreds of cancer-related clinical trials, which provide patients with additional treatment options. Diagnostic radiology services at the hospital include, in addition to its positron emission tomography scanner, a cyclotron and radiochemistry laboratory which make more detailed imaging possible.

Emory University Hospital, and Emory Saint Joseph Hospital are the magnet-hospitals of Emory Healthcare, which operates a total of seven hospitals. Emory Saint Joseph's services include cancer/oncology, emergency, cardiac, orthopaedic and urology.

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