Department of Radiology

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The well-equipped and superbly staffed radiology department at the Georgia Health Sciences University delivers quality patient care, educates radiology residents, and functions as a problem-solving resource for Georgia's physicians. All modalities and areas of diagnostic radiology are provided in this full-service department:

  • general radiology
  • abdominal imaging
  • neuroradiology
  • nuclear medicine
  • mammography
  • emergency radiology
  • angiography/interventional radiology
  • pediatric radiology
  • OB/ultrasound
  • cardiac radiology
  • cardiac nuclear radiology.

Radiation therapy, a section of the department provides its services in the Georgia Radiation Therapy Center, a separate facility.

Augusta, Georgia - The Garden City

Augusta NationalAugustans would almost prefer that their city remain a well-kept secret. Home to the annual Masters Golf Tournament, this city in a metropolitan area of approximately 350,000 has a stable economy, a moderate climate, affordable housing and a high quality of life. Entertainment and recreational opportunities abound. More than 300 restaurants provide fare ranging from the fast-food variety to gourmet delights, and several nightclubs offer live entertainment and dancing. Performances ranging from sporting events to rock concerts are conducted regularly at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. Augusta is the only city of its size in the country that is home to all of the performing arts: the ballet, the symphony, the opera and live theater. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Thurmond Lake and Mistletoe State Park are only two of the public facilities nearby where patrons can go swimming, boating, fishing, camping and picnicking. Augusta also offers beautiful public and private golf courses and plentiful tennis facilities. Atlanta, with its professional sports, great shopping and wonderful restaurants, is an easy drive from Augusta. Augusta's geographical location midway beween the mountains and the coast makes destinations such as the South Carolina beaches and the Great Smokey Mountains easily accessible. Historic Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, and Charlotte, NC, are only a few hours by car. For more info about Augusta, GA click here
Augusta

The Georgia Health Sciences University

GHSU was chartered in 1828 as an academy offering a single course of lectures. Currently, the university offers more than 40 academic programs in allied health sciences, dentistry, graduate studies, medicine, and nursing at the certificate, baccalaureate, masters, doctoral and first professional levels. Additionally, GHSU offers residency training in medical and dental specialty areas.

The History of GHSU

Old MCG Building

The History of the Georgia Health Sciences University: 175 Years of Teaching, Discovering, and Caring online exhibit. The project celebrates 175 years of educational excellence with a unique display of photographs and documents from the Georgia Health Sciences University collections, predominantly located in the Historical Collections of the Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library

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Augusta, founded as a trading post, before the Revolutionary War, was already a cultural center for the area by 1822 when a group of physicians received a charter for the Augusta Medical Society from the State of Georgia, enabling them to receive and hold property, with the purpose of founding a medical school for the enhancement of professionalism and the suppression of charlatanism. In 1828, the Georgia General Assembly granted a formal charter for the Medical Academy of Georgia and the school began training physicians in two borrowed rooms of the City Hospital. Dr. Milton Antony and his pupil, Dr. Joseph Adams Eve, who had already been training students at the hospital, were joined by two more physicians for a faculty of four. ....continued

 

 

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease. ”
 
Thomas Edison
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Revised September 26, 2011