Emory University Hospital, Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, Northside Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital are some hospitals located in Atlanta, Georgia. Shepherd Center is a long-term care facility in Atlanta, and Anchor Hospital is a drug and alcohol dependency center in Atlanta.
Kennestone Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital and WellStar Douglas Hospital are hospitals located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, but outside of the city proper. Kennestone is in Marietta, and WellStar Cobb is in Austell. WellStar Douglas is in Douglasville.
Emory University Hospital is the top-rated hospital in Atlanta, as of U.S. News & World Report's 2015 ranking. The facility contains 579 beds and is staffed by faculty from Emory University's medical school. It serves more than 24,000 inpatients and 80,000 outpatients each year. Emory University Hospital is a major center for cardiac surgery, oncology, neuroscience and organ transplants.
Piedmont Healthcare owns five hospitals in Georgia. In addition to Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, it operates hospitals in Fayetteville, Stockbridge, Jasper and Newnan. Piedmont Atlanta is ranked as the top acute-care hospital and second-best overall hospital in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Shepherd Center is the highest-rated long term care center in Atlanta. It is nationally ranked for rehabilitation from brain and spinal cord injury. Shepherd Center also offers programs for stroke rehabilitation, multiple sclerosis research and care for veterans.