• Welcome to Atlanta

    Home of Parathyroid Atlanta

Welcome to Atlanta

Home of Parathyroid Atlanta

Parathyroid surgery is such a quick and precise procedure that, if you live in or near Atlanta, Georgia, the day of your surgery will close with you sleeping comfortably in your own bed. If you’re traveling to us from out of town, you may already know how easy it is to get to Atlanta via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (the largest airport in the world and the headquarters of Delta Airlines), Amtrak, or one of the three major interstates that intersect in Atlanta. There are also many wonderful hotels and inns near us. Just ask, and we’ll be happy to make a recommendation.

 Atlanta is a major travel and tourism hub. Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery will have you back on your feet so quickly that you may wish to plan on enjoying the city with some sightseeing while you’re here. Make a vacation of it, then go home with your hyperparathyroidism cured.


Atlanta is a city with a vibrant restaurant scene. Whether it’s modern takes on traditional Southern fare, fine international cuisine, barbecue, or just a really good burger or pizza, you’ll find lots of options in Atlanta. Tell us what you like, and we’ll be happy to make a recommendation. For a trip back in time, you can also stop in at The Varsity, the world’s largest drive-in restaurant, which has been serving car-side chili cheese dogs and Frosted Oranges since 1928.


Our practice is located just north of Decatur, a small, intown suburb city of Atlanta that is frequently listed as one of the most livable cities in America. Decatur is easily walkable and has a vibrant central town square that often features free concerts. It has many famous restaurants and pubs. It’s also the home of Eddie’s Attic, a music venue that has helped launch the careers of many famous singer-songwriters over the years.

Decatur is home to many excellent festivals, including the AJC Decatur Book Festival, the Decatur Craft Beer Festival, the Decatur Arts Festival, and the BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival. Time your surgery right, and you can enjoy one of these events during your recovery.

My favorite Decatur restaurant is Café Lily. Although you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, my favorite is the pinchitos, their signature dish. And I love to hang out at Twain’s Brewpub & Billiards, which has a wide variety of excellent craft beers.

Dr. John S. Kennedy

Major Attractions

Georgia Aquarium

See beluga whales, penguins, sea otters and more at the largest aquarium in the Western Hemisphere.


Centennial Olympic Park

The central site of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games.


The King Center

Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work for nonviolent social change. His childhood home and Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he preached, are just down the road.


Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Hawks

Catch a game featuring one of Atlanta’s baseball, football, and basketball teams.

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The High Museum

From ancient to contemporary art, from sculpture to painting to photography and other media too, you can spend a full day here and still not see it all.


World of Coca-Cola

Learn the story of the Atlanta-based beverage company and sample over 100 sodas from around the world.


Center for Puppetry Arts

See a comprehensive collection of puppets by Jim Henson, learn how puppets are made, and take in a puppet show too.


Atlanta Botanical Gardens

These extensive urban gardens let you walk up in a Georgia forest canopy, then make your way through a rose garden to a rainforest, a Madagascar desert, and an orchid house, all in an afternoon.


Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum

The library and museum of former President Jimmy Carter — a Georgia native — also holds regular talks and events.


Atlanta BeltLine

Currently the largest public works project in the country, the BeltLine will eventually be a 22-mile loop of parks and green space, pedestrian and biking trails, and light rail encircling the city. Some sections are already open, so, if the weather is nice, see the city on foot or rental bike.


What Do You Like?

Atlanta is a major metropolis. Let us know your interests, and we’ll be happy to recommend some activities you’ll enjoy during your time in Atlanta.