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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.


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Research

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Department of Medicine

Health Sciences Campus

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706-721-2941

706-721-9405

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DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

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

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 - January 11, 2022

TBA

"TBA"

Medicine News

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Ley, Hedrick to lead new MCG Center for Immunology

The new Center for Immunology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University will dramatically expand research to better harness the power of the immune system to prevent and treat disease.

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Spearman-McCarthy, Arora to lead MCG diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Spearman-McCarthy and Arora will co-develop and lead activities that reflect MCG’s vision — to create a diverse health care workforce that reflects and addresses the health needs of Georgia and the rest of the country

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Gene that aids cancer cell proliferation is new target for deadly pulmonary hypertension

A gene that is overexpressed in some aggressive cancers also appears to be key to the excessive cell proliferation that thickens the walls of pulmonary arteries and ultimately causes the right ventricle of the heart to fail, scientists report.

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Chin receives Laureate Award from American College of Physicians

Dr. Edward Chin, a professor at the Medical College of Georgia, is the recipient of the 2021 Laureate Award from the Georgia Chapter of the American College of Physicians.

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