News Release: Emory Healthcare

Oct. 13,  2009

Emory Healthcare Opens Emory at Eagles Landing in Henry County

F. Kennard Hood, MD, leads the health care team

News Article ImageDr. F. Kennard Hood at ribbon cutting ceremony

Emory Healthcare announces the opening of Emory at Eagles Landing to better serve the primary care needs of Henry County residents. F. Kennard Hood, MD, Emory School of Medicine graduate and an Emory resident-trained physician, has joined the Emory team to provide family practice services.

Emory at Eagles Landing, located at 830 Eagles Landing Pkwy in Stockbridge, allows for greater convenience and access to Emory Healthcare's Family Medicine team - with health care for both adults and children. Dr. Hood will hold weekday and Saturday hours and provide expertise in a broad range of areas including adolescent medicine, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, sports injuries, stress testing and women's health, to name a few. In addition, Dr. Hood will provide echocardiography and ultrasonography services.

"Emory is committed to providing the highest level of care close to home for the residents of Henry County," says Dr. Hood. "This new facility will provide an attractive and comfortable setting for our patients when they most need it most. By choosing an Emory physician or facility, residents in this area have become a partner with us in pursuing the most appropriate, medically advanced treatment available today. I am proud to be the only Emory Specialty Associates practice in Henry County."

Dr. Kennard HoodDr. F. Kennard Hood

Wright Caughman, MD, director of The Emory Clinic, says, "We are very pleased to offer residents of Henry County the excellence of Emory medical care with Dr. Hood at the helm of Emory at Eagles Landing. This new office underscores our commitment to continue to bring the best health care to this community. Emory at Eagles Landing is a vital part of our large health system, Emory Healthcare, and patients will benefit from continued access to Emory's specialty doctors when they are needed."

Emory at Eagles Landing Facts Family practice physician F. Kennard Hood, MD, leads the health care team.

Dr. Hood is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians. Recently, Emory at Eagles Landing sponsored a team for the 2009 Pacemaker 5000, a fundraising event supporting Cardiovascular Services at Henry Medical Center.

Emory at Eagles Landing

Office space includes 3,700 square feet

Located at
830 Eagles Landing Pkwy, Suite 203
Stockbridge, GA 30281

Phone number is 404-778-6886

Emory Healthcare Facts

In addition to Emory at Eagles Landing, Emory Healthcare physicians practice in a number of health care centers throughout the metro Atlanta area. The Emory Clinic (TEC) is the largest, most comprehensive group practice in Georgia. TEC has 1,400 physicians, nurse clinicians, and physician assistants, with 77 facilities including the Emory University campus with multispecialty and primary care sites, Emory Winship Cancer Institute, and geriatric outpatient care at Wesley Woods. Clinic physicians practice at numerous sites throughout metro Atlanta: Emory Midtown (12 specialties), Executive Park (orthopaedics), Decatur, DeKalb Medical Center, Dunwoody, Emory Eastside, Emory Johns Creek, Flat Shoals Parkway, Hillandale, Perimeter, Rockdale, Smyrna, Sugarloaf, and WellStar Kennestone. In addition to those in metro Atlanta, the clinic has heart and vascular sites throughout the state. The clinic also manages Emory Specialty Associates, an outreach physician group practice organization that includes Emory Clark-Holder Clinic, serving LaGrange.

Emory Healthcare is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, an academic health science and service center focused on missions of teaching, research, health care and public service. Other components include the Emory University School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Rollins School of Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; and Emory Winship Cancer Institute.

Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia. Emory Healthcare includes: The Emory Clinic, Emory-Children's Center, Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Wesley Woods Center, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital, the jointly owned Emory-Adventist Hospital, and EHCA, a limited liability company created with Hospital Corporation of America. EHCA includes two joint venture hospitals, Emory Eastside Medical Center and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. 


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