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:
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.
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
The Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Shepherd Center
2020 Peachtree Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30309-1465
Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
8:30 a.m. - Noon ET