Section of Infectious Diseases
The Section of Infectious Diseases of the Department of Medicine strives to provide optimal care to adult patients affected by a wide variety of infectious diseases.
Fellows and faculty are available at all times to assist in the evaluation and management of patients at GRU or the Augusta VAMC with known or suspected infectious diseases. Please contact the ID attending or fellow on call through the paging operator, (706) 721-3893.
Infectious Diseases Clinic
The Infectious Diseases Clinic provides outpatient consultation to assist primary care physicians in the diagnosis and management of known or suspected infectious diseases. Patients seeking an appointment should obtain a referral through their primary care physician. To schedule an appointment call the triage center at (706) 721-1450.
The GRU Infectious Diseases clinic also provides both primary care and consultation services for patients infected with the HIV virus.
The Travel Clinic at GRU is a source for travel related vaccinations and health advice. More information can be found on the Travel Clinic Page.
- The Ingersoll Rand Foundation donated $120,000 to the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and Children’s Hospital of Georgia for the renovation of Camp Lakeside.
- Dr. Caryl Hess has been named Director of Leadership Development for Georgia Regents University. She will assume her new role on December 1.
- Georgia Regents University’s student retention and graduation rates are on the rise, according to a recent report from the University System of Georgia.