Georgia Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 2 Down syndrome medical care centers in Georgia:


Adult Disability Medical Healthcare (ADMH) – Marietta

Affiliation: Urban Family Practice Associates
Summary: The Adult Disability Medical Healthcare, ADMH, also known as Adult Disability Medical Home, provides healthcare possibilities to teens and adultswith developmental disabilities. We currently focus on individuals with Down syndrome, Autism, cerebral palsy, and others with complex co-morbidities. ADMH prioritizes our care with an interdisciplinary team utilizing the model of a patient centered medical home. We accept most private insurance including Georgia Medicaid and Medicare. Patients may be served as a medical home with ADMH physicians for primary care or may be seen for consultative care.
Ages served: 12 through adulthood (our oldest patient is 73)
Hours and Days of Operation: 8:30 – 2:00
Twice monthly, usually on a Tuesday or Wednesday
Address: 2520 Windy Hill Rd. #303, Marietta, GA 30067
Website: www.theadmh.org
Email: nodvin.admh@gmail.com
Appointments: Intake process includes phone consult and new patient forms
678-595-4854
General Phone Number: 678-595-4854
Clinical Director: Janice Nodvin
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Registered Dietician
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nursing Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Feeding Specialist

Year Established: 2014
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 100
Length of Waitlist: 4 to 6 months, with a cancellation list
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

Emory University Down Syndrome Clinic – Decatur

Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Emory University
Summary: Our team includes physicians and staff who have extensive experience in genetics and child development, with an emphasis on the needs of individuals with Down syndrome and their families. Our clinic is a specialized resource and compliments the care provided by each child’s primary doctor. Each visit is a private appointment, which may include: Review of chromosome studies; Review of external records (including medical records, IFSPs, IEPs, therapy notes); Physical and neurological examination; Developmental and behavioral assessment; Discussion of the recommended healthcare guidelines for Down syndrome; Recommendations for intervention and guidance on development of comprehensive intervention plans; Referrals to and collaboration with other medical specialists and ancillary service providers who specialize in Down syndrome specific issues (multi-disciplinary collaboration); Behavioral medication management (when indicate); Addressing other specific questions or concerns; Regular and/or continuing follow-up care specific to an individual’s needs.
Ages Served: Birth through 18+ years of age
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Address: 1365 Clifton Road, NE, Building B, Suite 220, Atlanta GA, 30322
Website: http://genetics.emory.edu/patient-care/down-syndrome-clinic/
Email: Hailey.dennis@emoryhealthcare.org
Appointments: 404-778-8570 (MDs should fax referrals to 404-778-8562)
General Phone Number: 404-778-1363 or 404-778-8570
Medical Director: Amy Talboy, MD, FAAP
Clinical Director: Hailey Dennis, MMSc, CGC
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Neuropsychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Other Services Provided: Collaborations with other specialists as needed
Year Established: 2003
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: We saw 262 in 2017-18
Length of Waitlist: 2-3 months (infants are seen within 2 weeks)
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Most insurances accepted (coverage verified at time of intake prior to scheduling)

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