Bariatric News

February 16, 2018
Surgeons at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) have now performed more than 5,000 robotic procedures utilizing the da Vinci Surgical System.
January 31, 2017
The Habersham County Hospital Authority has signed a non-binding letter of intent ("LOI") for exclusive discussions with Northeast Georgia Health System ("NGHS") regarding an affiliation between Habersham Medical Center ("HMC") in Demorest, Georgia, and NGHS.
December 29, 2016
Barrow Regional Medical Center is now Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow
November 17, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is taking the next step in teaching future generations of doctors and increasing the likelihood that homegrown talent will stay close to home to care for local communities.
October 6, 2016
Clifton Hastings, MD, and Ron Bracewell, co-chairs of this year's Medical Center Open, also announced during the 19th Hole Reception that today's event set a new record. Habitat for Humanity of Hall County is the sole beneficiary of this year's tournament, and 100 percent of the funds raised will go directly to building the three homes - and potentially a playground.
October 3, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Barrow Regional Medical Center (BRMC) in Winder, Ga., according to a joint announcement by both hospitals.
July 18, 2016
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently added 70 patient and visitor parking spaces to its Gainesville campus to provide better parking experiences for visitors.
July 14, 2016
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) welcomes 27 new physicians who joined us from October 2015 - May 2016.
October 27, 2014
Dozens gathered at the Brenau Downtown Center Friday night to celebrate with patients who have had weight loss surgery with The Bariatric Weight Loss Center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC).
April 24, 2014
Since acquiring the first robot in 2009, surgeons at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) have completed more than 1,400 robotic procedures for urological, gynecological and general surgical conditions, including bariatrics. Now NGMC has become one of only two hospitals in Georgia to acquire and utilize two da Vinci Si Surgical System robots outfitted with all the latest advanced technologies.
March 3, 2014
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals according to a study released today by Truven Health Analytics and Georgia’s #1 Hospital according to a recent study by CareChex, a rating service of COMPARION®.
November 3, 2013
About 200 people joined at the Gainesville Civic Center Sunday afternoon to celebrate patients who are more than a year removed from weight loss surgery at Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Bariatric Weight Loss Center.
September 10, 2013
The Bariatric Weight Loss Center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is offering LIFESTEPS® – a non-surgical weight management program that includes 16 weeks of educational classes and 11 weeks of maintenance and follow-up with a registered dietitian.
June 20, 2013
The nation’s largest independent healthcare ratings company says Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) provides superior healthcare to women for the second year in a row.
April 4, 2013
Northeast Georgia Medical Center has been named to the Becker’s Hospital Review 2013 annual list of “100 Great Hospitals.”
February 26, 2013
NGMC is one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® according to a study by Truven Health Analytics, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters.
July 19, 2012
The Bariatric Weight Loss Center at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently revamped its non-surgical weight loss program, Living Lighter, to better accommodate the busy schedules of its patients and the community.
April 19, 2012
The General Assembly has voted to restore funding in the 2013 budget for certain weight loss surgeries.
March 22, 2012
Is this the year for you to spring into action and get serious about weight loss? If so, come to a free educational seminar sponsored by Northeast Georgia Medical Center to learn more about both surgical and non-surgical weight loss options.
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