Northside Hospital - St. Petersburg

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The Northside Hospital Healthcare System is a network of medical facilities in the Metro Atlanta, Georgia, region, comprising three acute-care hospitals and more than 150 outpatient facilities to provide a full range of medical services. Northside hospitals include:

  • Northside Hospital-Atlanta[1] in Sandy Springs, Georgia;
  • Northside Hospital-Forsyth [2] in Cumming, Georgia;
  • Northside Hospital-Cherokee[3] in Canton, Georgia.

Northside Hospital is not for profit and reinvests revenues, in excess of expenses, in order to enhance its capacity to deliver health care. These resources provide for a long-term focus on the recruitment and retention of outstanding medical professionals, enhanced research and technologies, and new facilities and services.[4]

Home to one of the largest medical staffs of any health care system in the southeast United States with nearly 2,900 doctors[5], the Northside Hospital Healthcare System includes a service area of eight Georgia counties with a total population of more than 3 million. Three million system-wide patient encounters are coordinated annually.[6]

Women’s health care is one of Northside Hospital's leading services. Northside Hospital offers comprehensive services designed for every stage of a woman’s life, and the hospital has been recognized by J. D. Power and Associates for providing “An Outstanding Maternity Experience” and is ranked No. 1 by Atlanta consumers for maternity/obstetric and women’s/gynecology services.[7]

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute combines clinical activity with academic-based programs while emphasizing attentive care.[citation needed]

Northside Hospital also does surgical services. The hospital has performed more robotic procedures, including Single-Site and multi-incision procedures, than any other hospital in the Southeast United States.[citation needed]

Medical Milestones. Northside Hospital diagnoses and treats the most cancer cases of any community hospital in Georgia... delivers more babies than any other single hospital in the United States... is among Georgia's top providers of surgery services... treats the most cases of prostate cancer in Georgia... diagnoses and treats more breast and gynecologic cancer cases than any other community hospital in Georgia... ranks 4th in the world for robotic surgery volumes... and has among the best survival rates for bone marrow transplants in the United States.[citation needed]