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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

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DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Gastroenterology featured in the local news!

    Read article here

  • Dr . Vishal Arora was one of the two faculty members named inaugural provost fellows!

    Read article here

  • Welcome to our new faculty:

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

Hematology / Oncology

Hospital Medicine

Infectious Diseases

Nephrology

Palliative Care

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Rheumatology

Clerkship, Residency, Fellowship

UPCOMING EVENTS

Medicine Grand Rounds - Returning September 2022

TBA

"TBA"

Medicine News

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Age 40 is when busy Americans get the least sleep

A graph of how long Americans sleep forms a U-shaped pattern across our lives.

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More formal education may translate to better health for Black women

Higher education levels can translate to lower allostatic load in Black women.

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Gene mutations that contribute to head and neck cancer also provide ‘precision’ treatment targets

Personalized mutations should be considered more in cancer therapy development.

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New evidence of how exercise can counter diabetes damage

Diabetes damages damages existing blood vessels and ability to grow new ones. Exercise could help.

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