Founded in 1961, DeKalb Regional Health System, Inc., known as DeKalb Medical, is comprised of more than 800 doctors skilled in 55 medical specialties across three campuses.
The not-for-profit health care system’s cancer center has achieved the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons Accreditation since 1973. In addition to their accreditation achievement, DeKalb Medical Cancer Center has been awarded the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer three times. This is an award that recognizes cancer programs that strive for excellence in demonstrating compliance with the CoC standards and are committed to ensuring high quality cancer care.
In addition to overall cancer care excellence, continued education and team effort between the oncology research staff and hospital patient services have enabled DeKalb Medical to offer a high quality research program to people in Atlanta and the surrounding area.