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General Facts 

North Fulton Hospital (NFH) is a 202-bed acute care hospital between Roswell and Alpharetta in North Fulton County. Established on a 47-acre tract in 1983, the hospital has been meeting the medical and healthcare needs of residents of North Fulton, Forsyth, East Cobb, East Cherokee and West Gwinnett counties for more than a quarter of a century. The hospital has a medical staff of more than 400 affiliated physicians, employs an additional 900 healthcare professionals and has an active volunteer staff of more than 200.  

Emergency Services

Our state-designated Level II Adult Trauma Center -- one of only three in metro Atlanta — is well-staffed with board-certified emergency medicine physicians and nurses holding a variety of emergency certifications. The 15,000-square-foot emergency area incorporates 28 patient rooms, including separate cardiac, trauma and orthopedic areas equipped with modern and sophisticated equipment to deal with situations ranging from minor emergencies to life-threatening traumas.


North Fulton Hospital provides an array services in the neurosciences.  Our medical staff consists of some of the most well-trained physicians in different fields of medicine, including Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neurological Rehabilitation.  These disciplines work together to ensure that each patient receives well-rounded care by a team of professionals.  From care for the stroke patient to complex neck surgery to rehabilitation following a brain trauma, North Fulton Hospital is prepared to offer state-of-the-art care when you need it most.


The field of Oncology is continuously growing and evolving, and North Fulton Hospital is committed to becoming a preferred provider for cancer care.  Hospital administration, physicians, and nurses are currently working to enhance our  comprehensive program focused on oncology, focused on prevention and cutting edge treatment options.  Driven by a compassionate and experienced Nurse Navigator, the Oncology Program relies on the expertise and collaboration of many medical professionals.  This group regularly meets to discuss patient care and help make decisions on the best possible approach to care for each individual patient.

The Pain and Spine Center

The Pain and Spine Center at North Fulton Hospital was established in 1990. The role of the Pain and Spine Center is to help reduce or alleviate discomfort in patients with acute, subacute, chronic or cancer-related pain. Our goals are to improve a patient’s quality of life, improve their sleeping pattern, reduce the amount of pain relieving medications used, and if needed, teach one to cope with how pain has affected their life. Patients are seen on a doctor-referral or self-referral basis. The Pain and Spine Center’s physicians work closely with one’s referring physician to create a treatment plan individualized for each patient’s needs. Pain and Spine Center Number: 770-751-2719. Appointment Number: 770-751-2621.

Sleep Disorders Center

Having trouble falling asleep can be more than just a minor annoyance. The Sleep Disorders Center at North Fulton Hospital works in close cooperation with area physicians trained in sleep disorders process. Equipped with advanced monitoring equipment administered by specially trained technicians, the Sleep Disorders Center can play a role in assisting people with a wide range of sleep disorders, including:

  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Stomach Acid Reflux
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Sleep/Wake Cycle Disorders
  • Narcolepsy
  • Parasomnias


Rehabilitation Services provides acute medical inpatient services for brain injury, stroke and neuromuscular/orthopedic diagnoses. Rehabilitation Services also provides a comprehensive outpatient program offering a complement of services for the more medically stable patient. Rehabilitation Services programs are designed to restore patients to the highest possible level of independence in the shortest possible time.

As of July 1990, Georgians are able to utilize two different documents to express to their health care providers their wishes regarding their health care should they become unconscious or otherwise unable to convey their wishes. The Living Will enables a patient to direct that "life-sustaining procedures" be withheld or withdrawn, and a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care enables a patient to appoint a third party to make health care decisions in the event the patient cannot.

Each of these documents is explained in greater detail in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, Title 31,  (contact your personal attorney or click here if you have additional questions pertaining to Advance Drectives). Additional information is available through Patient Relations at extension 2798.


  • Level II Adult Trauma Center
  • American College of Radiology
  • FDA Certified Mammography Facility
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Facilities (CARF) for inpatient rehabilitation services
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations

Important Phone Numbers

  • General Information / Switchboard: 770-751-2500
  • 24 Hour Free Physician Referral Line: 770-751-2600
  • Business Office (RBO): 1-866-904-6871
  • Community Relations / Education: 770-751-2665
  • Emergency Room: 770-751-2555
  • Emergency Room (TDY-Hearing Impaired): 770-751-2643
  • Human Resources: 770-751-2656
  • Joint Replacement Center: 770-751-2753
  • Patient Experience Manager: 770-751-2931
  • Patient Information: 770-751-2501
  • Public/Physician Relations: 770-751-2665
  • Privacy and Compliance 770-751-2768
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Services: 770-751-2630
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Services: 770-751-2650
  • Outpatient Cardiac Rehab: 770-785-2785
  • Radiology/Roswell Imaging Center: 770-751-2720
  • Sleep Disorders Center: 770-751-2910
  • Volunteer Services: 770-751-2602 
  • Women’s Health Services: 770-751-2695
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