Atlanta Metro Cesarean Rates

GA Cesarean Section Rates According to the CDC, the national rate for total C-sections in 2012 was 32.8%. There are no current hospital-level cesarean rates for Georgia available online to the public. The most recent rates published are from 2010 (Source: GAHospitalPriceCheck.org.) We checked with the GA Hospital Association, but only got numbers for the last quarter of 2013, so CBS46 surveyed local hospitals, and obtained updated rates for all of 2013.

Hospital Total Cesarean Rate (Jan. 2010-Dec. 2010) Updated Rate

Atlanta Medical Center 30.30% 25.5% (2013)

DeKalb Medical – N. Decatur 35.32% 36.0% (2013)

Emory Johns Creek 28.24% 30.9% (2013)

Emory Midtown Unknown 29% (2013)

Gwinnett Medical Center 32.46% 32% (2013)

North Fulton Regional 20.05% 19.5% (2013)

Northside Hospital 38.20% 40% (2013)

Northside – Cherokee 33.93% 33.5% (2013)

Northside – Forsyth 38.51% 35.5% (2013)

Piedmont Hospital 34.60% Did not provide

Piedmont Henry Hospital 30.64% 22.8% (2013)

Rockdale Medical Center 33.00% Refused our request

South Fulton Medical Center 24.76% (merged with AMC)

Southern Regional Med. Center 29.92% 28.2% (2013)

Wellstar Cobb Hospital 35.69% 35.86% (2013)

Wellstar Douglas Hospital 34.69% 33.84% (2013)

WellstarKennestone Hospital 35.01% 35.39% (2013)


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