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Comprehensive Surgical Expertise at Northside Hospital 

Across every clinical specialty, Northside Hospital offers expert surgical services for any need, anchored by dozens of locations for convenient hospital-based or outpatient surgery scheduling. Many of our board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons are nationally recognized as pioneers in performing advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery and specialized robotic surgery. 

COVID-19 Screening Process for Patients Scheduled for Surgery

UPDATED JULY 1, 2022:

Effective July 1, 2022, Northside Hospital Surgical Services departments will move to a screening-based strategy for COVID-19 symptoms for patients undergoing surgical procedures. This means that you will be assessed for current symptoms of COVID-19, assessed for exposure to someone with COVID-19, and assessed for a history of COVID-19 within the past 90 days.

If you experience symptoms of COVID-19 or find out that you were exposed to someone with COVID-19 within seven days before your surgery, call the COVID-19 Symptom Hotline at 404-497-8555 .

You will be prompted to select the number for the facility where your surgery is scheduled. Once you select your facility, you will be routed to a nurse in our Pre-Surgery Testing departments, who will evaluate your symptoms or exposure, schedule you for a COVID-19 test, and inform your surgeon.

If you get a voice mailbox when you call, please leave a detailed message, including your name, date of birth, location of surgery, and date of surgery, and a nurse will call you back either the same day or the following day.

Prompts on the Symptom Hotline will fall under the five Hospital Campuses. If you are having a procedure at one of our outpatient surgery locations, please review the list below to determine which Hospital Campus you should select:

Atlanta: Northside Hospital Atlanta: Ground and Third Floor Surgery, Breast Care Surgery Center at the Women’s Center, Meridian Mark Outpatient Surgery Center, Midtown Outpatient Surgery Center, Peachtree Dunwoody Outpatient Surgery Center, Sandy Springs Outpatient Surgery Center, Tower Outpatient Surgery Center, Alpharetta Outpatient Surgery Center, Decatur Urology Outpatient Surgery Center

Cherokee: Northside Hospital Cherokee, Northside Hospital Cherokee Outpatient Surgery Center (Canton Place), Towne Lake Outpatient Surgery Center

Forsyth: Northside Hospital Forsyth, Forsyth Outpatient Surgery Center (Haw Creek), Surgical Care Center/1800 Surgical Care Center

Gwinnett/Duluth: Northside Hospital Gwinnett, Northside Hospital Duluth, Gwinnett Day Surgery, Duluth Outpatient Surgery, Johns Creek Orthopedic Surgery Center

COVID-19 Screening Process for Patients Recovered from COVID-19 (English) (Spanish)

Advanced Surgical Technology Improves Outcomes

With decades of experience performing both routine and the most complex surgeries, Northside Hospital is a leader in surgery innovation. We continue to invest in best-in-class surgical technology for advanced surgical capabilities, such as robotic surgery. Northside Hospital is the leader in the Southeast for total robotic procedures performed, providing improved outcomes and faster recovery for our patients.

Learn more about our specialty surgical care, including: 

Easy, Convenient Pre-Surgical Assessments

Your time is important, so our team at Northside Hospital provides convenient options for your pre-surgery planning. We offer your pre-surgical assessment over the phone, allowing you to complete your health history and receive essential pre-surgical guidance at your convenience from your home or office.

Part of our pre-surgery planning also includes checking your overall health, making sure you are ready for surgery and optimal recovery. If any pre-surgical testing is required to verify your overall wellness, such as EKG heart monitoring, blood work or an anesthesiologist consult, we’ll help schedule these tests or appointments at one of our convenient locations.

Strong Communication Is Part of the Healing Process

At Northside Hospital, our job is to not only reassure you about the surgery plan but keep your family informed during your procedure. Our Surgical Pager System keeps everyone in the loop, so while you are in surgery, pagers are given to family members to keep them updated on your progress and your discharge status. 

We’ll make sure you have all the information you need on your post-surgery care and are always available for any questions throughout your recovery. Our goal is your goal – take expert care of your surgical needs and help you through recovery and on to improved wellness – as soon as possible.

Why Northside

Our Focus Is on Transforming the Health of Georgia

We bring the latest diagnostics and treatments, including breakthroughs in academic medical research, right into the heart of Georgia's communities.

  • Clinical excellence with a patient-first approach
  • Life-changing health care discovery and innovation
  • Building strong, healthy communities
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Uncompromising Commitment That’s Close to Home

Getting the surgical expertise you need, in locations close to home, is what sets Northside Hospital apart. We’re an entire system of care, dedicated to your improved health and wellness. 

Northside Hospital offers specialty surgical care at our advanced surgery centers, including:

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Advanced Center for Joint Surgery
2000 Howard Farm Drive
Suite T100
Cumming, GA 30041
470-839-9200 Get Directions Surgery Center
Advanced Surgery Center Perimeter
1100 Johnson Ferry Rd NE
Center Pointe 1, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30342
404 843-3478 Get Directions Surgery Center Monday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Georgia Urology - Decatur
2685 Milscott Drive
Decatur, GA 30033
404-292-3727 Get Directions Specialty Care Monday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Gwinnett Advanced Surgery Center, LLC
2131 Fountain Drive
Snellville, GA 30078
770-979-8200 Get Directions Surgery Center
Gwinnett DaySurgery
1000 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
678-312-1000 Get Directions Surgery Center
Johns Creek Orthopedic Surgery Center
10670 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA 30097
678-312-8570 Get Directions Surgery Center
Meridian Mark Outpatient Surgery Center
5445 Meridian Mark Road
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-459-1875 Get Directions Surgery Center
Northside Hospital Sandy Springs Outpatient Surgery Center
975 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Suite 160
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-303-7542 Get Directions Surgery Center Monday: 5:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Thursday: 5:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Northside Midtown Surgery Center
1110 West Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1200
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-572-1800 Get Directions Outpatient
Northside Towne Lake Surgery Center
900 Towne Lake Parkway
Suite 208
Woodstock, GA 30189
404-851-8888 Get Directions Outpatient
Northside/Forsyth Outpatient Surgery Center
1055 Haw Creek Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
770-205-2050 Get Directions Surgery Center Monday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Outpatient Center at Northside Hospital Duluth
3805 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096
678-312-7000 Get Directions Imaging Center
Peachtree Dunwoody Outpatient Surgery Center
5505 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-847-0893 Get Directions Surgery Center
Tower Outpatient Surgery Center
5670 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road
Suite 835
Atlanta, GA 30342
Get Directions Surgery Center