Preston Conger

Assistant Professor

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 State of Georgia, 1984

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

  • RCAR 5000

  • MEDI 5591

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6591

    ECM 2-PD
  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select
  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clkshp Med Pt 1
  • GMED 5017

    Cardiology Consult
  • MEDI 5590

    ECM 1-PD
  • MEDI 6590

    ECM 2-PD
  • GMED 5011

    Medicine Sub-I

Public Service

  • Preferred Care, Inc. 2008 - 2010

    Role: Chairperson