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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, Abraham Zarzour, 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

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

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 2022

TBA

"TBA"

Medicine News

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Program points medical students toward aging research, clinical care

Summer research program aims to encourage more medical students to consider a career in aging research and clinical care — especially important with the world's rapidly aging population.

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Bidirectional impact of cardiovascular disease, cancer in Blacks focus of new AHA center at MCG

Cardiovascular disease and cancer, the nation’s top two killers, share common ground like obesity and chronic inflammation, as well as a disproportionate impact on Black Americans. A new American Heart Association-funded center at the Medical College of Georgia is working to better understand the bidirectional dynamic, including how to intervene when, for example, cancer treatment itself results in heart problems.

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Copper transporter potential new treatment target for cardiovascular disease

An internal transporter that enables us to use the copper we consume in foods like shellfish and nuts to enable a host of vital body functions also has the essential role of protecting the receptor that enables us to grow new blood vessels when ours become diseased, Medical College of Georgia scientists report.

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Psoriasis treatment reduces infections, death in patients on dialysis with the skin condition

Psoriasis treatment, which likely helps restore the natural frontline barrier protection of the skin, reduces infection rates and improves survival for people on dialysis, indicating its potentially important role in better managing kidney failure

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