Atlanta Veterans Medical Center
The Atlanta VA Medical Center (VAMC), located on 26 acres in Decatur, is one of eight medical centers in the VA Southeast Network serving the men and women who serve or who have served our country. Emory and the Atlanta VAMC share back-to-back campuses and a partnership that stretches back more than six decades. The Atlanta VAMC is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services complete with state-of-the-art technology, education, and research.
The Atlanta VAMC has 405 authorized beds and is classified as a Complexity Level 1A tertiary care facility. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services complete with state-of-the-art technology, education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through emergency medicine, primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.
The Atlanta VAMC is part of the VISN 7 Network and services the ninth largest veteran population and includes Alabama and South Carolina.
The Atlanta VA was ranked the fastest growing 1A facility in the Nation and was 2nd in quality measures among VA hospitals in 2010. Atlanta has increased its patient population 8% in 2010 and is expected to have another 8% increase in 2011.
The Mission of the Atlanta VA is to provide timely and compassionate healthcare, which contributes to the well-being and quality of life of our veterans.
The Vision of the Atlanta VA is to be a comprehensive health care provider, nationally recognized as a community resource committed to excellence in patient care, customer service, education and research.