Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center
Augusta University Health serves the state of Georgia and is the primary teaching and patient care site for the Department of Surgery. Augusta University Health is a 520-bed tertiary hospital that provides many services not available in other facilities in the region. Specialized services include the region's best-equipped and busiest ACS verified Level I Trauma Center, serving patients from over 13 counties, and specialized transplantation for pancreas and kidney.
Georgia Health Sciences Medical Office Building
The Georgia Health Sciences Medical Office Building houses 80 general and specialty-care clinics. In addition, various hospital administrative and physician offices are located here.
Georgia Health Sciences Children's Medical Center
The Children's Medical Center is a nationally recognized leader in the treatment and research of pediatric and adolescent diseases. It draws patients from the southeastern United States who require specialized tertiary care. The only Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Georgia, the Children's Medical Center has 157 beds and is the major teaching site for surgery residents.
Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center
The new Cancer Center is a 57,000-square-foot outpatient facility where a multidisciplinary team of key cancer specialists takes a holistic approach to care using the most advanced treatments in the region. Designed by patients for patients, the center is the area's only dedicated outpatient adult cancer treatment center. It features 30 exam rooms, 30 chemotherapy infusion stations overlooking a garden, six private treatment rooms and on-site pharmacy. Medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, psychologists and other caregivers provide treatment under one roof. A large clinical research unit provides access to Phase 1 and 2 trials not available in other area hospitals.
Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Research Center
The Cancer Research Center is a five-story, 167,000-square-foot complex devoted to reducing cancer morbidity and mortality through the application of laboratory and clinical research discoveries. Research programs include cancer immunology/immunotherapy; developmental therapeutics; molecular oncology (genomics/epigenomics, chaperone biology and molecular signaling), and cancer prevention and control. Integral to the center's mission is a large clinical research unit for Phase 1 and 2 trials.
University Hospital is a non-profit, 581-bed, community hospital contiguous to the GHSU campus. An acute care facility, it serves a 25-county region in Georgia and South Carolina with specialties including a chest pain center and the only nationally accredited breast health center in the region. Together, GHSU and University Hospital have created a joint academic program in cardiovascular science to enhance research and training in that specialty.
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center (Downtown)
The Augusta VA Medical Center is affiliated with GHSU and is a major, 155-bed facility for veterans in a primary service area that includes 17 counties in Georgia, seven counties in South Carolina and members of the Atlanta Veterans Integrated Service Network, many who live as far away as Alabama. Staff surgeons at the VA Medical Center also hold academic appointments at Georgia Health Sciences University. The service continues to encounter a wide variety of pathological conditions requiring surgical treatment, thus providing a significant opportunity for faculty research and surgical education.
Georgia Health Sciences University Interdisciplinary Research Facility
The Interdisciplinary Research Building, a 94,000-square-foot structure, houses the researchers, laboratories and equipment that are helping to advance research in areas including diabetes, hypertension, biotechnology and genomic medicine.
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