Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital is located at 417 Third Avenue, just a few blocks from downtown Albany, Georgia. Reaching out to more than 26 counties, the hospital plays a vital role as a leading health care provider in Southwest Georgia. Established in 1911, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital was the effort of a group of ladies who formed the Hospital Aid Association. A financial contribution to the hospital was made by Judge Francis Flagg Putney, with an agreement to name it in honor of his mother, Phoebe. Since its inception, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital has been recognized as the area’s only provider of maternal care, neonatal intensive care, perinatal care, cardiovascular surgery, mental health, and radiation oncology services. Advance care is offered through its Cancer Center, Heart Center, and Women’s Center. The Cancer Center offers chemotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant, and prostate brachytherapy. Support groups and social services are offered to patients. The Heart Center at Phoebe features complete diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It is complemented by the Chest Pain Center, Lipid Center, cardiac rehabilitation and mobile services. In addition, the hospital boasts a cluster of specialized treatment units, including the Carlton Breast Health Center, Center of Infectious Diseases, Diabetics Center, Pain Management Center, Digestive Disease Center, Sleep Center, Sickle Cell Clinic, and Ambulatory Infusion Center. The Corporate Health Center offers a variety of such occupational medical services as work-related injury treatment, case management, work rehabilitation, and employee assistance program. To educate the public, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital conducts a variety of seminars, classes and support groups. Health and wellness education is offered through hospital’s Total Life Center. Further, the hospital operates medical centers in seven counties within Southwest Georgia.