Our Specialty Programs

Comprehensive and robust treatment centers

Acute and Critical Care Surgery at Emory University Hospital

The Acute and Critical Care Surgery service at Emory University Hospital was implemented in July 2010 to improve response time to EUH Emergency Department cases requiring surgery, enhance continuity of patient care, and standardize the clinical care pathways for the primary surgical needs presenting in the Emergency Department. Since its initiation, the ACCS has maximized efficiency, reduced patient wait times for procedures, demonstrated shorter hospital length-of-stays, and lessened the 30-day readmission rate. According to recent data, the top five most common conditions presenting at the EUH Emergency Department are appendicitis, diverticulitis, cholelithiasis/cholecystitis, intestinal obstruction and hernia.

Emory Bariatrics Center

Our surgeons perform laparoscopic weight-loss surgery at the Emory Bariatric Center, one of the leading weight-management programs for treating obesity in the southeast and an accredited Level 1 Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network of the American College of Surgeons. The center's multi-specialty team, which includes a bariatrician, psychologist, dietitians, surgeons, physician assistants, and exercise specialists, offers appropriate, customized weight loss plans that also include such non-surgical options as nutrition and exercise therapy, lifestyle education, and pharmacotherapy.

The center offers a free, online seminar for interested individuals. For more information, please call Emory HealthConnectionSM at (404) 778-7777 or 1-800-75-EMORY (1-800-753-6679).

Clinic Location

Emory Bariatrics
The Emory Clinic A
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30322 

Emory Endosurgery Unit for Minimally Invasive Surgery

The Emory Endosurgery Unit is committed to advancing minimally invasive surgery through education, research, and surgical treatment with a focus on endoscopic and laparoscopic bariatric surgery, colon and rectal surgery, gastroesophageal surgery, hernia surgery, and solid organ and endocrine surgery.

The unit is a referral/consultation center known for treating difficult hernia cases with laparoscopic ventral hernia and inguinal hernia repair, and our surgeons have been involved in some of the world's most extensive multi-institutional studies of the techniques. Our surgeons have cooperated with other Emory surgical programs to develop such techniques as live donor nephrectomy, laparoscopic management of polycystic kidney and liver disease, thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, and laparoscopic access for spine surgery, and have developed such innovative methods as single incision laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer, gall bladder, and appendix operations, as well as laparoscopic-assisted formal liver resections such as right hemicolectomies that involve extremely small incisions.

Clinic Location

Emory Endosurgery Unit
The Emory Clinic, Building A
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Suite A3300
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Physician Referral and Patient Inquiry Contact

(404) 778-3648

Emory Gastroesophageal Treatment Center

Using either laparoscopic, endoscopic, or open methods, the gastroesophageal center treats esophageal cancer, Barrett's esophagus, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Available procedures include esophagogastric myotomy, fundoplications, redo procedures for failed attempts at operative treatment, and such minimally invasive approaches for the diagnosis of GERD as catheterless/wireless esophageal pH testing. New innovations for the treatment of reflux and esophageal diseases are being evaluated and tested.

Clinic Locations

Emory Gastroesophageal Treatment Center at The Emory Clinic, Building A
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Suite A3300
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Emory Gastroesophageal Treatment Center at Emory University Hospital Midtown
Medical Office Tower
550 Peachtree St, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

Physician Referral and Patient Inquiry Contact

(404) 686-8143

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