Morehouse School of Medicine provides services to a variety of patients with a variety of resources. As the focus is to teach students to care for patients, at times patients need to be patient with the system (just as with Emory School of Medicine). However, I have noticed that the personal touch is part of the plan here and that makes it worthwhile.
The staff at this health center know the population that they are working with is largely the elderly. They know how to take the time to explain things. And while they are business-like, they are very thorough. Their affiliation with Emory helps, of course, to draw the best-trained doctors and therapists you could get.
Can't beat the level of care of the doctors and nurses at this hospital. The range of their services is remarkable, as you can have a baby there or fight for your life in surgery, ICU and later recovery. The fact that Piedmont Hospital is right next door to the Shepherd Spinal Ctr really helps expand the level of services for eah facility, as well.
This place processes a large number of patients daily. They can scheduled and complete physicals without much ado and provide feedback to employers (that's how we use them) that is timely and reliable.
This facility, as you may have heard, treats the underprivileged who are not insured. You would not want to go here for any other reason, unless you were a trauma patient (from a car accident or fire). In that case, this is the best place to go. Hopefully, the new management will actually improve other services, as well, in the near future!
The affiliation with Emory and Crawford Long has helped improve the level of healthcare in Atlanta to those who don't have a number of options. I have visited friends here and noticed how much improved the buildings are, too, which actually helps one's spirit move toward recovery.
You can't go wrong here--as the affiliation with Emory lends itself to more knowledgable and connected staff and more up-to-date equipment, resources & practices.
Of course with the backing of a large health organization, this clinic has consistency and reliability of care--something that you need to be able to depend upon when going for doctor's care. Various family members can be seen by the local internists. My teenage daughter really likes her doctor who is a female and relates well to her--asking her questions about herself without feeling prying. I recently switched to a wonderful woman my age, who seems to match my needs, perhaps because I have the perception that she may have some of the same experiences I have had. This is a good clinic in a good central location in Smyrna--at the Smyrna Emory Adventist Hospital.
I have taken my rescue dog there every year since I've had him--7 now. Thankfully, they have always done exactly what I have asked for and been very accommodating. You can trust them to take good care of your pet!
You can get good wings without having to go far to get them. This place has decent food at reasonable prices. A good place to go on Friday night after work if you're really tired and don't have the energy to do anything else but hang back and relax!