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The Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University aims for the highest quality of clinical care, the best training experience for our medical students, residents, and fellows, and the performance of cutting-edge research.

Our teaching mission includes medical students, residents, and fellows undergoing advanced training. Research activities in the department include both basic science and clinical and translational investigations. Additionally, our multidisciplinary Neuroscience Center of Excellence facilitates active collaborations with subspecialists from other departments including general neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, functional neurosurgery (deep brain stimulation and epilepsy surgery), neuro-gastroenterology and basic science. Our facility houses a wide variety of other specialties including a level I trauma center, and seven ICUs (neurology, shock trauma, surgery, pediatric, neonatal, cardiology, and medical).

We have a strong foundation in general neurology and neurological subspecialties including:

  • Stroke/telestroke
  • General neurology/headache
  • Movement disorders
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neurocritical care
  • Interventional neurology
  • Child neurology
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Virtual Neurology Grand Rounds Streamed Live Weekly

Thursday mornings at 8 am


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Upcoming Events

50th anniversary

Neurology 50th Anniversary


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March 11, 2023
 Comprehensive stroke update 2023

Comprehensive Stroke Update

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June 5 - 7, 2023
 neurology for the Non-Neurologist

Neurology for the Non-Neurologist


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July 13 - 15, 2023


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Comprehensive Centers

Augusta University Health's centers,

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center: A pioneering 29 stoke/telestroke network and a JC certified Comprehensive Stroke Center (first in Georgia)

  • A National Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

  • A NAEC Level 4 Epilepsy Center

  • An ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence


Department of Neurology Research


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Neurology Alumni

The Neurology Network connects MCG Neurology Alumni together with their peers

Neurology News

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Fatigue, headache among top lingering symptoms months after COVID

The results support the growing evidence that there are chronic neuropsychiatric symptoms following COVID-19 infections.

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Inaugural neurology and neurosurgery symposium planned for Oct. 2

Faculty from MCG will update attendees on a wide variety of topics, including stroke, movement disorders, brain tumors, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and epilepsy.

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Kurek appointed director of Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence

Dr. Julie A. Kurek, a neurologist who specializes in movement disorders, has been appointed director of the Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence at the Medical College of Georgia and Augusta University Health.

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CBD reduces plaque, improves cognition in model of familial Alzheimer’s

CBD normalizes levels and function of two proteins - TREM2 and IL-33 - key to reducing the accumulation of beta-amyloid plaque, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, and improves cognition as it also reduces levels of the immune protein IL-6, associated with the high inflammation levels found in the disease.



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