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Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville brings exceptional healthcare directly to the surrounding communities of Northeast Georgia.


Located just off I-985 near the banks of Lake Lanier, NGMC Gainesville is the 557-bed flagship hospital of Northeast Georgia Health System. Since first opening its doors in 1951, NGMC Gainesville has grown to offer specialty services such as:

  • Level II Trauma Center
  • 23 operating rooms
  • Emergency services
  • 32-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Ronnie Green Heart Center (18-bed Cardiovascular ICU and 17-Bed Critical Care Unit)
  • Women & Children’s Pavilion with Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)


Patients & Visitors

Feel free to explore helpful information for this location below:

Helpful Information

  • Visiting Hours

    Family members and other partners in care are welcome 24 hours a day Monday through Friday.

    For security purposes, we will close all entrances, except the emergency room entrance, from 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Please enter our facility through the ER during those hours.

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  • Dining Options

    The Bright Spot

    Located on the first floor of the North Patient Tower. The Bright Spot features Chick-fil-A Express, Starbucks and a Bistro providing a variety of sandwiches and salads.

    Monday - Friday
    7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday - Sunday
    7:30 a.m. - 1:30pm

    South Dining

    A cafeteria with grill is located on the ground floor of the South Patient Tower. The cafeteria offers full course and short order meals served daily along with ready-made sandwiches and salads.

    Cafeteria Hours

    Breakfast:  6:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    Lunch:  10:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Dinner:  4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Grill Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    10:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

    Saturday - Sunday
    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.


    Vending areas are available in the waiting areas of each floor, with a large vending area available past the Dawn McKibbon Memorial Chapel and Patient Discharge on the first floor of the North Tower. A large vending area is also available on the ground floor of the South Tower.

  • Contact A Patient

    Contact by Phone

    There are two ways to call patients:

    1. Dial 770-219 + Room Number
    2. Call 770-219-9000 and ask to be transferred to the patient's room

    This service is available between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.

    Send a message

    Click here to send a message to a patient at NGMC Gainesville.

    Northeast Georgia Medical Center's volunteers deliver emailed messages to patients Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Emails received after 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or on a Saturday/Sunday will be delivered the next business day. Emails received on holidays may have a delayed delivery. Emails received by NGHS are not considered confidential. Please note that we do not provide a means for patients to respond to your email. E-mails received after the patient has been discharged will not be forwarded to the patient.

  • Send Flowers or Gifts
    Call the Window Shop at 770-219-7369 to send a gift or flowers to a patient at NGMC Gainesville . We will deliver to the patient's room. Mastercard and Visa are accepted.
  • Classes & Events

    Click here to view and register to attend upcoming events.

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