Welcome to Emory University Hospital! This is a tertiary-referral center with an average daily census of approximately 380 patients, 78 ICU beds, 22 operating rooms, multiple off-site anesthesia locations, and a surgical caseload of 40 – 50 patients per day. Four of the operating rooms are reserved for cardiothoracic surgery and are staffed by the cardiothoracic anesthesiology team; the Surgical Specialties anesthesiology service provides perioperative care for all other patients. Approximately 25 faculty anesthesiologists work on the Surgical Specialties service (some part-time), in addition to 35 anesthetists (a mix of anesthesia assistants and certified nurse anesthetists).
Largest increase in cases from FY13 to FY14:
The Emory University Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital has six operating rooms offering specialty orthopedic surgical procedures includingmajor joint replacements (hip, knee, shoulder), minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, hip resurfacing, spine surgery, spinal fusions, scoliosis and deformity surgery, artificial spine disc replacements, and the latest procedures to decrease pain and improve function of the musculoskeletal system.