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Brian Annex

Brian H. Annex, M.D., FACC, FAHA

Department Chair, Medicine


Welcome to the Medical College of Georgia, Department of Medicine (DOM), located in Augusta, Georgia. 

Please explore this site to look at the activities across our missions to: provide the very best and safest patient care, educate the next generation of health care professionals, and advance knowledge in medicine through basic, clinical, and translational research.  In a year like no other, the DOM continued to add to its rich history of excellence in education of students, residents, and general and subspecialty fellows. 

The Medical College of Georgia is the 13th oldest medical school in the US and the DOM even when facing the changes of this last has its eyes focused firmly on the future.  See the activity within the 11 major divisions.  See the many new hires (myself included having been here for just over one year) and programs.  Contact us directly.  We look forward to hearing from you.


Education & Training

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Patient Care

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Research

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Contact Us

Department of Medicine

Health Sciences Campus

Medical Office Building

706-721-2941

706-721-9405

BI-5076

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DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Welcome to our new faculty:

chevron-circle-right icon Hospital Medicine: Azam Mohammad, MD, Kathryn Humes, MD, Joshua Fakess, MD, Nilbhi Patel, MD, Jose Salvana, MD, Robert Summery, MD, Michelle Kraslow, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Gastroenterology: Zain Sobani, MD and Viveksandeep Chandrasekar, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Infectious Disease: Krystn Wagner, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Endocrinology: Matthew Nicholson, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Pulmonary: Walid Hadid, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Hem/Onc: Ayushi Chauhan, MD, Amany Keruakous, MD, Jordan Ciuro, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Rheumatology: Rachel Elam, MD, Brian Le, MD

chevron-circle-right icon Cardiology: Sean Javaheri, DO, Evan Hiner, MD, Monique Bethel, MD, Abdul-Razaq Adeniyi, MD, Musa Sharkawi, MD

chevron-circle-right icon General Internal Medicine: Timothy Scully, MD, James Davidson, MD, Akshat Mehta, MD, Sumit Chhetri, MD, Smitha Suraj, MBBS

chevron-circle-right icon Nephrology: Talal Nakkar, MD

Cardiology

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

General Internal Medicine

Georgia Prevention Institute

Hematology / Oncology

Hospital Medicine

Infectious Diseases

Nephrology

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Rheumatology

Clerkship, Residency, Fellowship

UPCOMING EVENTS

Medicine Grand Rounds - September 28, 2021

Dr. Tiffany Townsend - Chief Diversity Officer - Augusta University

"Promoting Health Equality: Call to Health Care Providers"

Medicine News

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Mathematical constructions of COVID virus activity could provide new insight for vaccines, treatment

Mathematical constructions of the action of SARS-CoV-2 and its spikes can help fine-tune prevention and treatment.

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Can cocoa consumption help us age better?

Dr. Yanbin Dong just received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to perform detailed analysis of inflammatory factors and genetic changes associated with aging to see if cocoa consumption reduces health problems.

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‘Humanized’ mouse model selects better match for organ transplant

A “humanized” mouse model equipped with the immune system of a patient who needs an organ transplant beats current measures for identifying the best potential living donor, scientists report.

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Young age, housing insecurity primary factors in vaccine hesitancy among African Americans

A survey of mostly African American adults living in and around one of Georgia’s largest cities found that COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy was greatest among those age 18 to 29, investigators say.

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