WellStar Health System has received a “3 Star” rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). STS has developed a comprehensive rating system for the quality of cardiac surgery among hospitals. WellStar offers a cutting-edge comprehensive cardiac program, with the exception of transplant services. The WellStar cardiac program is providing a continuum of care to the patient population in northwest Georgia. The cardiac surgery program is housed at WellStar Kennestone. Additionally, Cobb, Douglas, Kennestone and Paulding hospitals are all accredited chest pain centers.