Cobb Chamber of Commerce

Coming to Cobb

Health Care

There’s no better foundation for a healthy life than residing in a community that values fresh air, physical fitness, and wholesome nutrition, while positioning a range of world-class healthcare providers in its residents’ backyards. As Cobb County grows, so does its number of healthcare facilities, services, and advancements in technology and treatment.

 

CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA

No one in the metro Atlanta area offers more comprehensive healthcare services for the region’s tiniest patients than Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The staff at Children's is specially trained and equipped to care for children.

In 2018, Children’s expanded Children’s at Town Center by opening a new outpatient care center. Children’s at Town Center Outpatient Care Center provides access to even more pediatric specialists, an expanded sports medicine gym, outpatient rehab, and orthotics and prosthetics. Those services joined urgent care and radiology offerings already on campus.

Children’s Cobb Locations

  • Children’s at Town Center Outpatient Care Center (opening Feb. 2018): Sports medicine,* rehabilitation,* orthotics and prosthetics, allergy and immunology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general surgery, nephrology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, and pulmonology
  • Children’s at Town Center: Urgent care, radiology,* and lab services
  • Children’s at Ivy Walk: Sports medicine*
  • Children’s at East Cobb: General surgery, plastic surgery, and rheumatology
  • Children’s at Marietta: Orthotics and prosthetics, and orthopaedics
  • Children’s at Sandy Plains: Orthotics and prosthetics, sports medicine, and rehabilitation*
  • Sibley Heart Center Cardiology–Marietta: Cardiology

* A service of Children’s at Scottish Rite hospital

COBB AND DOUGLAS PUBLIC HEALTH

Since 1920, Cobb and Douglas Public Health has promoted and protected the health of Cobb residents—tracking and preventing disease, regulating restaurants and pools, launching education initiatives, and ensuring emergency preparedness. The organization also offers a variety of child and adult health services, including immunizations and family planning, across eight Cobb locations. The Smyrna location offers Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) services, a special supple- mental nutrition program for women, infants, and children found to be at nutritional risk and are income eligible.

Public Health Centers are located in Acworth, Marietta (including environmental health services), Smyrna, East Cobb, and South Cobb (including WIC services and Adolescent Health and Youth Development program)

KAISER PERMANENTE

Cobb is also home to three Kaiser Permanente medical centers. One of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare providers, Kaiser Permanente has provided metro Atlantans with comprehensive health plans and a wide network of affiliated physicians and hospitals for more than 25 years. These medical centers are located in Austell, Cumberland and Kennesaw.

 

NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL IN COBB

Northside Hospital has multiple imaging centers throughout the county, two Georgia Cancer Specialists locations, and a family medicine and urgent care center in East Cobb. Northside’s main campus is easily accessible in nearby Sandy Springs.

WELLSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM

WellStar Health System, the largest health system in Georgia, is known nationally for its innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to health care.

WellStar consists of WellStar Medical Group, 250 medical office locations, outpatient centers, health parks, a pediatric center, nursing centers, hospice, homecare, as well as 11 hospitals. As a nonprofit organization, WellStar continues to reinvest in the health of the communities it serves with new technologies and treatments.

Hospitals

  • WellStar Cobb Hospital
  • WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center (anchored by WellStar Kennestone Hospital)
  • WellStar Windy Hill Hospital

Health Parks

  • WellStar Acworth Health Park
  • WellStar East Cobb Health Park
  • WellStar Vinings Health Park

Pediatric Center

  • WellStar Pediatric Center in Kennesaw

Hospice Care

  • Tranquility Hospice in Austell
  • Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw Mountain
  • Home hospice

Additional Locations and Services

  • Urgent Care Centers (eight locations)
  • Multiple medical practices and 12 imaging centers

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE

You can also rest easy knowing that high quality Emergency 9-1-1 response and pre-hospital care is readily available in the event of an unforeseen Emergency while in Cobb County. Local EMS services are provided by MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service and Puckett EMS. Both services have been recognized by the State of Georgia as Emergency Medical Service of the Year and are highly respected leaders in the industry. Both services are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) signifying their compliance with the EMS industry’s highest quality clinical standards.