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Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1880, Emory Saint Joseph’s hospital is Atlanta's longest-serving hospital. Today, the 410-bed, acute-care facility is recognized as one of the top specialty-referral hospitals in the Southeast.

Emory Saint Joseph’s is a leader among all Georgia hospitals and is part of the Emory Healthcare system.

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  • Gamma Knife ©: What is Radiosurgery? Jul 02, 2014

    Radiosurgery, also known as stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy, is a non-invasive, outpatient alternative to traditional brain surgery (neurosurgery). It’s performed by a machine called Gamma Knife©, which isn’t a knife in the traditional sense; rather it uses 192  More...

  • Peripheral Artery Disease 101: PAD Symptoms, Causes & Risk Factors Jun 19, 2014

    Peripheral artery disease, also known as peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a potentially life- and limb-threatening condition in which the arteries that deliver blood from the heart to the rest of the body narrow, resulting in weakened circulation and  More...

  • Understanding Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines: Mammograms, Clinical Breast Exams & More Jun 12, 2014

    According to data from the National Cancer Institute, approximately 12% of all women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point during their lifetime. Statistics like these, combined with recent high profile cases such as Angelina Jolie undergoing a  More...