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Healthwire Update: Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital continues to serve west Gwinnett County with full-service medical facilities nearby.# Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming and Northside Hospital-Atlanta in Sandy Springs, along with outpatient facilities in Johns Creek and Alpharetta, offer a wide variety of services to Gwinnett County residents including pediatric and adult imaging, cancer care, cardiology, maternity, women”s health, spine care, urology, surgery, diabetes and nutrition, sleep disorder and emergency services and much more.

Cardiac Angioplasty Now Available
Northside has rapidly expanded its Cardiology Services in recent years to offer patients a wider array of options for diagnostic testing and treatment.# The hospital is staffed with board-certified cardiologists and cardiac and radiology-trained nurses and technologists, who provide specialized cardiac care.

In 2010, both Northside Hospital-Forsyth and Northside Hospital-Atlanta began offering Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI), previously known as angioplasty.# This latest medical and technological enhancement represents a continued commitment by Northside to provide comprehensive cardiovascular services.

Special Care for Special Patients
From broken bones to pneumonia, headaches to colitis, most children will need imaging services at some point in their lives and that can be a very scary experience.# Northside”s Pediatric Imaging Center, located on the Northside/Alpharetta Medical Campus, offers high quality, comprehensive imaging services, for infants on up, in a safe, soothing and child-friendly environment, designed especially for them.

The latest technologies are available including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, X-ray and fluoroscopy – all tailored to the specific needs of pediatric patients, of all sizes.# A board-certified radiologist, fellowship trained in pediatric imaging, reads and interprets every exam.

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