Wednesday May 22, 2013 ForsythCounty.com
A leader in providing state-of-the-art surgical services, Northside Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility, the Northside-Forsyth Outpatient Surgery Center, located near Northside Hospital-Forsyth, at 1055 Haw Creek Parkway in Cumming. The facility, which offers outpatient surgical care across multiple specialties including general surgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, GI, ENT and podiatry, saw it’s first patient on June 18.
The Northside Hospital Healthcare System performs more than 40,000 surgical cases annually at its locations in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Canton, Cumming and Dunwoody. In 2011, Metro Atlanta consumers ranked Northside number one in Outpatient Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Bariatric Surgery in the National Research Corporation’s annual Healthcare Market Guide. The System is home to many of Atlanta’s finest surgeons, in a variety of specialties, and offers the latest technology available in health care today.
The beautiful new 14,175-square-foot Northside-Forsyth Outpatient Surgery Center features four spacious and state-of-the-art operating rooms, including one large suite dedicated to GI endoscopy procedures. Easy access from Highway 20, a covered patient drop-off area and close-by parking add to the facility’s appeal.
"The Outpatient Surgery Center is managed by the same highly skilled and friendly staff for which Northside is known and who work hard to make every patient’s experience as pleasant as possible," said Susan Spencer, RN, CNOR, manager of surgical services, Northside Hospital-Forsyth. Approximately 16 new positions were filled in preparation of the facility’s opening.
Additional services, including imaging and pre-surgery testing, are available at nearby Northside Hospital-Forsyth. The Center for Advanced Surgical Technology at Northside Hospital-Forsyth offers state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient surgical care across a full range of procedures including general, gynecological, orthopedic, prostate, vascular, ophthalmological, bariatric and urological surgeries.
"Our goal, always, is to provide the highest quality care to our patients, and new facilities and technology help us to do just that," said Lynn Jackson, administrator, Northside Hospital-Forsyth. "This new Surgery Center allows us to take the surgical services we provide at the hospital and make them even more convenient for both our patients and surgeons."
For more information about Northside’s comprehensive surgical services, visit http://www.northside.com.
The Northside Hospital health care delivery system, a not-for-profit health care provider, has served north Metro Atlanta for more than 40 years. With more than 2,200 physicians and 8,200 employees, the hospital sees nearly 700,000 patient visits a year. Staff provide a full range of health care services, including women’s health, cancer care, emergency care, surgery, specialty medicine and a wide array of outpatient services at many locations. Northside Hospital offers high-quality health care at Northside Hospital-Atlanta in Sandy Springs, Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton and Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming.