Atlanta Neurological and Spine Institute is the spine surgical practice of choice for the Bloodless Medicine Program located at Atlanta Medical Center.
Dr. Edwards, in association with the Atlanta Medical Center, offers blood conservation services for patients who wish to avoid blood transfusions during medical and surgical procedures. Atlanta Medical Center serves Georgia with a blood conservation program that provides quality care with a knowledgeable staff of medical professionals. Atlanta Medical Center is part of a network of hospitals nationwide committed to providing medical and surgical alternatives to patients who seek bloodless medicine. Dr. Edwards is one of the nations leading surgeons who support this innovative program.
Dr. Edwards and his staff fully understand and support blood conservation. In addition, we will connect patients with a full-time coordinator to assist patients and their families throughout the consultation, admission and procedure process.
“Bloodless” means medical or surgical treatment without the use of banked (stored) allogenic blood or primary blood components. Blood loss often occurs during surgery. A bloodless program endeavors to minimize blood loss by utilizing special blood conservation methods. This program offers blood conservation services for patients who wish to avoid transfusions during procedures.