Why Choose NGMC Inpatient Rehabilitation

We Provide Exceptional Care

In 2020, nearly 100% of NGMC Inpatient Rehabilitation Patients felt their health improved after discharge and would recommend NGMC to family and friends.

Our Staff is Highly Skilled & Experienced

  • Our therapists average over 16 years of experience.
  • Certified rehabilitation nurses (CRRN) lead our team.
  • Our unit is led by two dedicated physicians who specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (physiatrists) supported by two on-site nurse practitioners.
  • We have a full emergency response team on site.
  • The inpatient medical rehabilitation unit of NGMC has dedicated nurses and therapists.
  • We provide specialized care on site and involve an entire team of cardiothoracic surgeons, neurosurgeons and trauma professionals.  

We Know Rehabilitation

Our adult rehabilitation and stroke specialty programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

A Dedicated On-Site Rehabilitation Unit

  • Our 24-bed inpatient unit is located inside Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Gainesville.
  • The NGMC Inpatient dedicated unit features an inpatient medical rehab floor with a gym and treatment space.
  • We provide specialized care on-site such as thrombectomies, tPA administration, open heart surgeries, etc.

We Treat A Variety of Injuries

In 2020, NGMC’s Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation Program saw 480 patients.

Of those patients:

  • 32% had Orthopedic Injuries
  • 25% had a Stroke
  • 14% had a Brain Injury
  • 12% had a Neurologic/SCI Injury
  • 7% had an Amputation
  • 10% had General Rehabilitation Needs

Of those 480 patients, NGMC discharged:

  • 85% to the Community, compared to the national average of 76%
  • 8% to a Skilled Nursing Facility, compared to the national average of 12%
  • 7% to the Hospital, compared to the national average of 11%
  • 92.3% of all patients said they felt their health improve and their activities increase 90 days after discharge from NGMC Inpatient Rehabilitation.

How We Measure Patient Improvement

Our outcomes are measured and compared to national data to ensure we maintain state-of-the-art treatment.

The Care Tool measures broad areas of mobility and self-care over 24 functional activities. We measure a patient’s functional ability at admission, at discharge and then after discharge. This is a tool used nationally and allows us to compare our services to the best facilities in the nation.

Our Service Area

  • We stand ready to be your post-acute provider of choice throughout Northeast Georgia, Northwest South Carolina and Southwest North Carolina.
  • We accept Medicaid coverage for Hall, Dawson, Banks, Barrow, Forsyth, Habersham, Jackson, Lumpkin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns Union, White and Gwinnett (zip codes 30515, 30518 and 30519) county residents.

Referring a Patient

To make a referral or for more information, call 770-219-1932. If the patient meets the admission criteria, arrangements for admission will be coordinated with the referral source. If the patient does not meet admission criteria, the coordinator will make alternative recommendations.