The Columbus Regional Medical Group family medicine physicians and clinical professionals specialize in preventive care and diagnosis and management of complex health issues. They also provide ongoing care to patients with chronic disease and geriatric issues. The care is built around a team model that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants and other clinical staff to deliver coordinated care.
The Family Medicine Center has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a level-three Patient-Centered Medical Home, the highest level achievable. In a Patient-Centered Medical Home, primary care and communication are organized and coordinated, leading to lower costs and higher-quality patient care.
Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Campus is home to diagnostic and treatment services for diseases and conditions of the digestive tract and liver. Common medical conditions associated with gastroenterology include colon polyps, gastric reflux (heartburn), ulcers and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, among others.
Geriatric medicine involves the diagnosis, treatment and care of the elderly. Piedmont Columbus Regional has medical specialists trained in the care of the elderly and their unique, more complicated, health care needs.
Piedmont Columbus Regional and the John B. Amos Cancer Center offer hematology/oncology services. Physicians trained in this medical discipline are focused on cancer and diseases of the blood.