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Department of Neurosurgery

Welcome to the Medical College of Georgia Department of Neurosurgery at Augusta University. As part of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence our mission is to deliver excellent patient care, provide superior education to the resident staff and the community as a whole, and engage in innovative research. We are proud of the award-winning Children's Medical Center at Augusta University, our nationally recognized patient-centered care approach, and the Augusta University Gamma Knife Center.


**Right now this phase of the trial only accepts patients that have had a stroke in the last 6-12 months.

Click here for information on how to apply for the study.

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Department of Neurosurgery

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History of MCG Neurosurgery

The history of the Medical College of Georgia's Neurosurgery department.

Residency Programs

Medical College of Georgia's Neurosurgical Residency Program at Augusta University

Neurosurgery News

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CBD may help avert lung destruction in COVID-19

Cannabidiol, or CBD, may help reduce the cytokine storm and excessive lung inflammation that is killing many patients with COVID-19, researchers say.

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Compressing the arm to protect the brain part of NIH study to find better stroke treatment

Successive bouts of compressing then relaxing a limb with a blood pressure-like cuff to prepare the brain to better weather the lack of oxygen that occurs in stroke is one of six approaches being evaluated in the first national, head-on comparison of potential new stroke therapies.

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Hospital driveway to close briefly to accommodate crane

A crane will block AUMC driveway March 17. Learn what the closure has to do with AU Health's innovative equipment and cutting-edge treatments.

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Vale selected as MCG Neurosurgery Chair

Dr. Fernando L. Vale, vice chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, is the new chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.