From Shepherd Center’s About Us page:
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and brain injury.
Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.
Shepherd Center is a 152-bed facility. Last year Shepherd had 992 admissions to its spine and brain inpatient programs and 571 to its day patient programs. In addition, Shepherd sees more than 7,600 people annually on an outpatient basis.
Patients at Shepherd Center get more than just medical care; they get an experience that brings healing and hope. Shepherd takes a team approach to rehabilitation. We understand that patients are going through more than just recovery from an injury; they are learning a new way of life.