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Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital is a community hospital where professionals with many different specialties come together to provide great care and where investments in equipment, technology and facilities place it among the area’s most respected health care centers.

Susan B. Allen is a not-for-profit, general acute-care medical facility. The Hospital includes: Medical/Surgical and Skilled Care, Family Birth Center, SBA Dialysis Center and SBA Cancer Center. SBA provides a 24-hour physician staffed Emergent Stroke Ready Level IV trauma center which houses a Chest Pain Center. The Hospital also operates the SBA Immediate Care Clinic in Augusta, which provides care from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week with no appointments.

Medical staff specialties include Family Practice, Internal, Medicine, Hospitalists, Cardiology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Medical and Radiation, Oncology, Neurology, Occupational Medecine, Radiology, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology (ENT), Dermatology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Emergency Medicine, Urology, Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and Allergy/Immunology.

In recent years, the Hospital has made significant investments to upgrade patient rooms and technology.

Telemedicine allows the Hospital to enhance its ability to provide exceptional care during overnight hours through the use of a robot that is equipped with a digital stethoscope and other diagnostic equipment, as well as a videoconferencing monitor and camera that enable physicians from remote locations to communicate directly with patients, family members and staff. They collaborate with staff to diagnose and admit patients to the Hospital, the same as “on-site” hospitalists do.

Susan B. Allen also has a goal of promoting a healthy community by introducing community wellness initiatives, which encourage healthy living through exercise, healthy eating and stress management.

Advanced technology, beautiful facilities, and most importantly – being treated by highly skilled professionals who just happen to be your friends and neighbors – these are the attributes which allow Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital to offer Care Centered on You.

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital offers the latest, innovative healthcare to El Dorado and surrounding communities.