Doctors Hospital

Doctors Hospital is a 350-bed full-service facility and home to the nationally acclaimed Joseph M. Still Burn Center. Located in west Augusta, Doctors Hospital offers a variety of medical services, including a 24-hour emergency department, day surgery services, outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services, physical and occupational therapy, cardiopulmonary services, radiology and nuclear medicine. Services extend beyond the traditional inpatient setting.

Additional facilities operated by Doctors Hospital include a Breast Diagnostic Center for breast cancer testing and West Augusta Radiation Oncology Center, both providing therapeutic treatment for cancer patients. Doctors Hospital Surgery Center in Evans offers day-surgery services to the growing Columbia County area.

DOCTORS HOSPITAL: 3651 Wheeler Road, Augusta, (706) 651-3232.

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Lawsuit to challenge certificate of need permits for building new hospitals

ATLANTA - The three Augusta hospitals wanting to build facilities in Columbia County could be free to do so without government input if a lawsuit filed Tuesday succeeds.
By Walter C. Jones | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Appeal hearing over Columbia County hospital ends

Testimony concluded Mon­­day in the appeals hearing over the granting of a certificate of need to Georgia Regents Medical Center to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Doctors Hospital now a trauma center, but not all are pleased

Doctors was one of seven HCA hospitals last year pursuing trauma center designation, a move opposed by the Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals, which includes the state's Level I Trauma ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Columbia County hospital appeal begins

Whether Columbia County finally gets its own hospital and who gets to build it could be decided by a hearing beginning today in Atlanta.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Doctors Hospital sues state

Doctors Hospital of Augusta is suing the state over its decision to award a license to build a hospital in Columbia County using a rare exception to the license standards.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, May 4, 2015

Hospital appeal set for June

The hearing for the appeal of the state's decision to award a license to Georgia Regents Medical Center to build a hospital in Columbia County won't begin until June 22, much later than first ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Top stories of 2014: Hospitals battle

Out of three Augusta hospitals seeking to build a 100-bed facility in Columbia County Georgia Regents Medical Center was awarded the necessary certificate of need.
By By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

University, Doctors fight for Columbia County

The fight to build the first hospital in Columbia County continues despite a decision to award the license to Georgia Regents Medical Center as University and Doctors hospitals have filed notice ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

University Hospital to appeal Columbia County denial

University's board voted Thursday to proceed with the appeal, which will probably be filed next week, said Ed Burr, senior vice president for legal affairs.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Flu is here with unusual symptoms

Flu is definitely widespread in Georgia, which means it has appeared in more than half the counties in the state. On the scale of one to 10, with 10 being the highest level of intensity for ...
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Shop With a Doc event treats children to gifts

Doctors Hospital's Joseph M. Still Burn Center treated their patients and families to a shopping trip at the Mullins Crossing Target on Tuesday.
By Jim Blaylock | Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Georgia Regents' hospital plan chosen

Georgia Regents Medical Center won a lengthy and hardfought battle over two other Augusta hospitals to build the first hospital in Columbia County, the Georgia Department of Community Health ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Doctors, Trinity again Top Performers

For the third year in a row, Trinity was named Top Performer by the hospital accrediting body The Joint Commission, while Doctors earned the honor for the fourth consecutive year, something only ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Patient screened for Ebola at Doctors Hospital

A person who recently returned from Ghana in the last 24 hours was screened for Ebola Wednesday evening at Doctors Hospital.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Doctors, University get top mark for safety

Doctors and University both earned an "A" grade from Leapfrog, which rated 2,520 hospitals nationwide in its Fall 2014 Safety Score Report for Hospitals.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Columbia County affirms backing for hospital proposals

Columbia County Administrator Scott Johnson transmitted renewed letters of support to officials at the three Augusta hospitals vying to build Columbia County's first hospital.
By Steve Crawford | Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Bids for Columbia County hospital criticized

The "opposition meeting" was a chance for competitors to voice concerns that are also reflected in lengthy, written documents on file at the Georgia Department of Community Health.
By Walter Jones and Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Columbia County hospital ruling requires adjustments

The state says a proposed Columbia County hospital can be built only if the county ponies up 20 percent, which means the county must make a new commitment that could cost it more than $30 million.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Each hospital touts site, finds fault with opposing plans

Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Georgia Regents Medical Center and University Hospital have all submitted requests for a Certificate of Need to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County, the ...
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, July 5, 2014

Don't get burned by holiday bonfire

Besides fireworks, bonfires can also be a source of summer burns, particularly if there is drinking and carelessness around the fire, said Dr. Fred Mullins, the medical director of the Joseph M. ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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