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Piedmont Mountainside Hospital

World-Class Care in North Georgia

Piedmont Mountainside Hospital – a 52-bed hospital, located in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains – dedicates itself to delivering unsurpassed medical care to the residents of Pickens County and surrounding communities. We provides a range of services from cardiac rehabilitation and imaging to orthopedic services and cardiac catheterization. Piedmont Mountainside offers intensive care, 24-hour emergency services with 18 beds and a fast track area.

At Piedmont Mountainside, we take pride in providing outstanding care and our record of accomplishment speaks for itself. In the past few years, Piedmont Mountainside has consistently ranked in the top five Atlanta hospitals in patient experience as well as received top marks for our commitment to patient safety by Leapfrog 7 consecutive times.

Additionally, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital is named one of the nation's top 100 hospitals by IBM Watson Health.  As a 2019 top 100 hospital winner, our leadership team, medical staff and employees - together as a team - have set national benchmarks for the highest balanced performance in the US.

Other awards received are the Press Ganey Partner of Choice Award,  Best Place to Practice Award, 2011 Small Hospital of the Year, AJC’s 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Top Workplace, and the Women’s Choice Award for Best in Obstetrics and Best in Patient Safety, and Business of the Year by the Gilmer Co. Chamber.

Piedmont Mountainside Emergency Services at Ellijay

The free-standing emergency department located in Ellijay operates as an extension of the emergency department of Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper.  The facility provides 24-hour access to emergency physicians, nurses, labs and radiology technicians. Piedmont Mountainside Emergency Services at Ellijay offers similar services as a hospital-based emergency department, like moderate-complexity blood testing and advanced imaging, and provides care for most emergent illnesses such as heart attack, stroke and minor trauma. Patients requiring admission or transfer will follow the same process as they would if they were entering Piedmont Mountainside Hospital’s emergency room in Jasper.

You can reach the Ellijay ER at (706) 515-4000.

Key Facts:

  • Located in Jasper, Georgia
  • Staffed by over 400 employees and 200 physicians
  • Provides 24-hour emergency care, plus general surgical and diagnostic services, including:
    - Heart Care
    - Orthopaedic Care
    - Sleep Services
    - Women’s Care
    - Wound Care

Nicknamed "The First Mountain City," Jasper is located 50 miles north of Atlanta, Georgia. It is also known as the Marble Capital of Georgia. Especially unique is the pink marble as seen at the historic Tate House. Several local attractions draw the interest of sightseers annually.

The city's small town atmosphere lends itself to a friendly, mountain experience with good local restaurants, such as the Woodbridge Inn where Chef Hans Rueffert prepares a daily delight of signature dishes. Taste the local wines of Sharp Mountain Vineyards, golf the links at Big Canoe or Bent Tree, and explore the area's Cherokee heritage.

Just a short drive from Jasper is the town of Talking Rock where you will find antique shops, a historic school house museum and artists' displays.