About Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Phoebe is nationally recognized for clinical excellence and innovative community health programs.
The flagship hospital Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is a 691-bed teaching hospital and a regional center for cancer treatment, cardiac medicine/surgery, gastrointestinal disease and neuro-science. The Phoebe Cancer Center
is one of the busiest and most advanced in the Southeast. The Phoebe Heart and Vascular Center
performs more open-heart and cardiac catheterization procedures than all other hospitals in the region combined. Phoebe is one of only six designated perinatal centers in the state of Georgia and is the regions only provider of neonatal intensive care, cardiovascular surgery and radiation oncology services.
Quick Facts About Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
- Established: 1911
- Beds: 691
- Acute Care: 285
- Employees: 3,800+
- Payroll: $180,000,000+
- Physicians on staff: 300
- Inpatient Admissions: 22,444+/yr
- Surgeries: 15,234+/yr
- Births: 2,983+/yr
- Emergency Center Visits: 102,709+/yr
- Clinic Visits: 791,359+/yr
- Charity/Indigent Care Provided: $62,118,800+/yr
Phoebe offers medical-surgical care, emergency treatment, obstetrics, pediatrics, wound care, a woman's health center and much more.
As a true not-for-profit community hospital, Phoebe is operated by a volunteer board drawn from the community it serves. Phoebe is constantly reinvesting in the health of Southwest Georgia through programs in prevention, education and research that go beyond the bounds of traditional medicine.
The recipient of the 2003 Foster-McGaw prize for excellence in community service, in 2001 Phoebe became the first hospital in America to become a three-time winner of the prestigious VHA Leadership award for excellence and in 2006 became the first ever to receive the award for a fourth time.