Over a Century of Service

In 1905, Dr. Ludwig Amster and Dr. Floyd Willcox McRae founded Piedmont Hospital and were considered "ahead of their time." Since its beginnings, Piedmont Hospital has been a pioneer in patient care, fulfilling the health needs of our neighbors in Atlanta and the surrounding communities. 

To learn more about Piedmont Healthcare and our historic moments, browse our timeline below.At Piedmont Healthcare, we've been honored to serve the Atlanta community for more than 100 years, and we thank the gracious families who have entrusted us with their care throughout the generations.

Piedmont Healthcare Memories


1900's

The Beginning
The First Graduates
Skilled Specialists

1920's

Building
Name Change
Sharing Knowledge
School Leadership

1930's

Insurance
Telephones
Ludwig Amster

1940's

New Charter
Volunteer
Room to Grow
Georgia First

1950's

Breaking Ground
Move to Deerland
Women's Auxiliary
Piedmont Ball

1960's

Braves and Falcons
Coronary Care
Cardiac Monitoring

1970's

Computer Age

1980's

Legacy of Excellence
Open Heart Surgery

1990's

Fayette Hospital

2000's

Center for Health
Mountainside Medical Center
Liver Transplant
Fayette Celebrates
Newnan Hospital
Paired Organ Donation
Piedmont West

2010's

Earthquake Assistance
Transplant Institute
Top 100
Best in Atlanta
Piedmont Henry Hospital
Legacy of Integrity
Heart Transplant