North Fulton Business Radio, Episode 506)
Jon-Paul Croom, President of Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, joined John Ray to chat about the grand opening celebration for the new offices of GNFCC at Avalon, the recent improvements at Wellstar North Fulton including the new CyberKnife®, Wellstar North Fulton’s support of GNFCC, and more.
This show was originally broadcast live from the Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting of the new offices of the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce at the 10000 Building at Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia, on August 18, 2022.
Equipped with the latest technology and medical expertise, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital is committed to delivering quality, personalized care, tailored to you. Wellstar North Fulton is a Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center, Level II Trauma Center, and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center.
From their convenient Roswell location, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital offers the most advanced stroke care and leading therapies, specializing in complicated and complex cases. Count on their dedicated neuro team, state-of-the-art imaging technologies, and neuro-trained intensive care unit (ICU), to treat all types of strokes, including ischemic strokes, intracerebral hemorrhages, and subarachnoid hemorrhages.
Wellstar North Fulton’s team of neurosurgeons, neurocritical care physicians, and neuroradiologists perform thrombectomies, aneurysm treatments, and cerebral bypass procedures. In addition, our dedicated hybrid neurovascular suite is equipped with innovative bi-plane technology. This allows neurosurgeons to view highly detailed images of brain vessels, so our experts can customize treatments in real-time. That means you don’t have to go far for expert stroke treatment.
From diagnostic testing to life-saving emergency care to physical rehabilitation, Wellstar North Fulton Hospital provides comprehensive stroke care so you can get back to life, faster.
Jon-Paul Croom, FACHE, President of WellStar North Fulton and SVP at WellStar Health System
Jon-Paul Croom is President of Wellstar North Fulton and joined the hospital in 2017.
Croom previously served as CEO of the 429-bed Central Mississippi Medical Center (CMMC) in Jackson, Miss. At CMMC, Croom was regarded as a team builder, using daily team huddles focused on delivering care that exceeded patient expectations while working to improve access to needed services. Croom opened the only burn center in Mississippi and increased the availability of inpatient psychiatric services at the facility.
Croom was also CEO for Merit Health Rankin in Brandon, Miss., chief operating officer for Clearview Regional Medical Center in Monroe, Ga., and chief operating officer for Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia. Additionally, he served on the board of the Mississippi chapter of March of Dimes.
Croom received his bachelor’s degree from Mercer University, in Macon, Ga., and a master’s degree in both business administration and health administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Jon-Paul lives in Roswell with his wife and three children.
Questions and Topics in this Interview:
- Wellstar North Fulton’s recent improvements
- The addition of the CyberKnife®
- Wellstar North Fulton’s involvement with GNFCC
- Chamber luncheons
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Special thanks to A&S Culinary Concepts for their support of this edition of North Fulton Business Radio. A&S Culinary Concepts, based in Johns Creek, is an award-winning culinary studio, celebrated for corporate catering, corporate team building, Big Green Egg Boot Camps, and private group events. They also provide oven-ready, cooked-from-scratch meals to go they call “Let Us Cook for You.” To see their menus and events, go to their website or call 678-336-9196.