Welcome to the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Stroke Program Home Page!
We are located in the “buckle” of the southeastern ‘Stroke Belt’ where the incidence and mortality from stroke is the highest in the U.S. It is our mission to be the regional leader in stroke care: by providing exceptional, state-of-the-art quality and expertise in patient care; by educating our patients, community, healthcare partners and trainees in stroke prevention and treatment; and by fostering research into innovative treatments for stroke patients.
There is a strong tradition and foundation for high quality clinical stroke care, training and stroke research at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.
The affiliated Augusta University Medical Center (GRMC) is a Joint Commission Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, the first in Georgia and the second in the Southeast.
Highlights of our stroke program include:
Please feel free to browse this website, particularly the links devoted to information on our stroke program. If you have any questions, we invite you to call and speak with our compassionate stroke team at 706-721-3371.
Jeffrey A. Switzer, D.O., M.C.T.S.
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center