Appointments and Referrals with the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Shepherd Center

The best way to manage potential problems after past traumatic injuries or illnesses is to stay current on your medical care, which may continue years after your injury.

Regular appointments with your medical team will ensure that any issues are detected early, which can help preserve a meaningful quality of life.

The Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Shepherd Center is one of the country's most renowned care and treatment centers for neurologic injuries. That's a testament to the expertise of our medical professionals and how we treat all our patients: with care, respect, humor, and hope.

If you're new to the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic, this means starting with a patient evaluation. Our team will work with you to develop your personalized care plan, including ongoing medical care, medication, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, nutrition planning, mental health support, and more. 

How to Request an Appointment with the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic

The information below will help you learn how to request an appointment at the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic.

The Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic is currently accepting new patients. A medical referral from a healthcare provider is encouraged but not required for new patient evaluations. There are three ways you can make a new patient appointment:

  1. Call our access case manager at 404-350-7502 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
  2. Use our Appointment Request Form to submit a request online.
  3. Have your healthcare provider fax a referral to 404-603-4509.

If you are currently receiving care at the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic, you can request an appointment by calling 404-355-1144 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

If you have not had an appointment with the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic (formerly the Multi-Specialty Clinic) in the last three years, we request you call 404-350-7502 to connect with our access case manager.

A medical referral from a healthcare provider is encouraged but not required for new patient evaluations. You can begin the referral process for your patient by faxing a referral for your patient to 404-603-4509.

Case managers, claims managers, or life care planners wishing to refer workers' compensation patients to the Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic should contact our dedicated workers' compensation team by phone at 404-350-7312 or by email at

Preparing for Your First Appointment

We want to make the most of your visit here just as much as you do. Here are some tips on what to do before your first evaluation.  

  • List questions and topics you'd like to discuss with your care team. 
  • List of injuries you’ve had. 
  • Document the symptoms you are experiencing and for how long. 
  • Bring a partner, family member, or friend who can act as a second set of ears, take notes and prompt you if you forget anything. 
  • Ask for clarity on anything you don't understand. Medical terms can be daunting, and we want you to feel confident while you're here and after you leave. 

For your first evaluation appointment, please also bring with you the following: 

  • Driver's license or ID
  • Medical insurance card

Appointment Resources

Maps & Directions

The Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic is located within Shepherd Center in Atlanta and is easily accessible and offers free parking for all patients.

Billing & Insurance

Shepherd Center accepts most major health plans. Please contact your insurance company to confirm services are covered by your health plan.

Meet Your Care Team

When you’re a patient at Shepherd Center, you have an entire team of rehabilitation medicine specialists behind you. Meet this renowned interdisciplinary care team.

The Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Shepherd Center

Contact Us


Our Address

2020 Peachtree Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30309-1465

Clinic Hours

Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

8:30 a.m. - Noon ET