Preston Conger


Preston Conger


Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Cardiology


On January 1, 2011, the Department of Medicine welcomed Dr. Preston D. Conger, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.C as Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiology. Dr. Conger earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Emory University, and an M.D. at Emory University School of Medicine. He then completed both his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia.

Thereafter, Dr. Conger entered private practice in Aiken, SC, specializing in Non-Invasive Cardiology. Since 2008, Dr. Conger has served as Chairman, Section of Cardiology, at the Aiken Regional Medical Centers, and Chairman of the Board of Preferred Care in Aiken. Dr. Preston is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Clinical interests encompass Echocardiography (including S/E and TEE), heart failure management, valvular heart disease, hypertension, and preventive cardiology.

  • (706) 721-4997
  • (706) 721-5150
  • BB 6517A


  • MD, Medicine Emory Univ of Medicine, 1979

  • BA, Chemistry, General Emory University, 1975


  • Licensure State of South Carolina, 1984

  • Specialty Certification 1984

  • Specialty Certification 1982

  • PHY GA Medical Board, 1984

  • ACL AHA, 2020

  • BLS AHA, 2020

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors “top five percent” list 2014

  • Castle-Connolly top 10 percent Best Doctors list 2013

  • Georgia Best Doctors list in America, Augusta, GA 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5017

    Cardiology Consult
  • RCAR 5000

  • RMED 5000



Selected Recent Publications

  • Epicardial Fat Associated With a Type IV "Wrap-Around" Left Anterior Descending Artery (LAD) Mimicking Right Ventricular Apical Thrombus, 2016
    Conference Proceeding
  • Novel concepts in radiation-induced cardiovascular disease., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Public Service

  • Preferred Care, Inc. 2008 - 2010

    Role: Chairperson