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Welcome to the Division of Cardiology where it is our mission is to discover, disseminate, and apply knowledge to improve heart health and reduce the burden of illness on society

In realizing our mission, Cardiology’s doctors, researchers and staff are committed to serving the people of Georgia, the nation, and the world by:

  • Preparing the health professional workforce of the future
  • Conducting research through programs that create, disseminate, and apply new knowledge relevant to heart health
  • Providing exceptional, innovative, patient-centered healthcare services
  • Contributing to the economic development and well-being of the State of Georgia through integrated programs in education, research and clinical care

Cardiology studies the diagnosis and disorders of the heart and circulatory system. The Augusta University Medical Center maintains a standard of excellence in the areas of: cardiovascular imaging, general cardiology, consultative cardiology, interventional cardiology, and peripheral vascular disease, and electrophysiology, structural and congenital heart disease. 

Contact Us

Cardiology Academic Office

Medical Center Room 6518

Office: 706-721-4997

Clinic 706-721-2426



Division of Cardiology News

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Yale School of Medicine professor to speak as part of Greenblatt Seminar Series

Schwartz will be speaking on “Fluid Shear Stress Mechanotransduction in Vascular Health Disease” on Thursday, Jan. 14 via WebEx.

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‘Danger molecule’ associated with being obese, female and black in younger adults

A “danger molecule” is higher in the blood of younger black adults than whites, females than males and increases with weight and age, researchers report.

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Respiratory therapists go above and beyond to manage new adult ECMO program

Respiratory therapists at Augusta University went above and beyond to learn and manage the ECMO machines for critically ill adults, spending 12 hours per day at patients' bedsides.

Cardiology Highlights