University Hospital

As a community, nonprofit health care system, University offers a range of services to people in the Augusta region. Its cornerstone is the 581-bed University Hospital.

University also offers specialty centers, including the University Breast Health Center, Heart & Vascular Institute and the W.G. Watson M.D. Women's Center.

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL: 1350 Walton Way, Augusta, (706) 722-9011.



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Hospitals push breast milk benefits

Tiny Odin Scarborough arrived eight weeks early at University Hospital but after a little more than two weeks in the neonatal intensive care unit he was ready to head home Thursday. 
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

University implants new absorbable heart stent

Big Daddy was flat on his back in a bed at Uni­versity Hospital on Monday afternoon, but he had a smile on his face. "I feel great, I really do," said Larry Johnson, 74, of Evans.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016

Hospital will buy nursing home facility

University Hospital is buying the Amara Health Care and Re­hab nursing home in Augusta to not only get its valuable state-li­censed beds but also help the hos­pital in the future with ...
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, May 26, 2016

Medical services flocking to Grovetown

If Doctors Hospital of Augusta loses its final appeals of a state license to build a hospital in Columbia County, the area in a few years will be the site of AU Medical Center's 100-bed community ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, May 22, 2016

University Hospital retains top safety rating

For the third year in a row, Uni­versity Hospital earned a top grade for safety, but this time it was the only Augusta hospital to do so.
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, April 30, 2016

Report touts hospitals' impact

A recent report by Georgia's largest hospital trade association shows the industry pumped more than $43.6 billion into the state's economy in 2014.
By Damon Cline | Thursday, March 31, 2016

Phones knocked out at University Hospital

Phones at University Hospital and associated facilities were knocked out today due to issues with power poles in Greenville, S.C.
Monday, March 14, 2016

Law repeal could bring hospitals across borders

Both South Carolina and Georgia legislatures are contemplating bills that would do away with the state licensing program that restricts health care building and the addition of costly new services ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016

$30 million ER expansion for University

The new space will expand from 36,000 square feet to 58,000 square feet and will increase the number of treatment rooms from 53 to 78.
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016

Bill could alter plans for hospital

A bill that would repeal Georgia's certificate of need law might change plans for a Columbia County hospital, with potential new providers rushing in, officials said.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

University McDuffie bucks trend for small hospitals

A little over a year after moving into the brand new building off Interstate 20, University Hospital McDuffie is thriving and defying the trend for small hospitals in Georgia.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

Hospital urges collaborations

University Hospital wants its employed physicians to start working more closely together like a "multi-specialty clinic," University CEO Jim Davis said Thursday. 
By Tom Corwin | Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

University Hospital opens Aiken Prompt Care center

CEO Jim Davis said University Hospital has not given up on the dream of opening a hospital in the community.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Delivery options dwindle

For many women in Georgia, the options for where to give birth have been dwindling rapidly as more hospitals close labor and delivery units or shut down altogether, particularly in rural areas.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Georgia, Texas try to retain new doctors

Georgia and Texas have greatly increased their medical school enrollments and are looking at creative strategies to increase residencies as a way of keeping those newly minted doctors to practice ...
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

University loses bid for Aiken County hospital

University Hospital was denied a Certificate of Need for building a 50-bed hospital in Aiken County by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

University celebrates 100th heart procedure

University began offering the surgery in February 2013 but it took more than a year of work and planning before that to get the program going.
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Young breast cancer survivor group offers support

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins today, an estimated 231,480 women and 2,350 men in the U.S. will face the disease this year, the most common cause of cancer in women, the American Cancer ...
By Tom Corwin | Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Columbia County hospital ruling about growth

Columbia County is the state's largest county without a hospital, and at 140,000 people is more than twice as large as the next largest county without one, Walker County, Hearing Officer Ellwood ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Columbia County hospital license properly awarded, judge rules

Georgia Regents Medical Center was correctly awarded a license to build a 100-bed hospital in Columbia County, an administrative law judge has ruled.
By Tom Corwin | Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015
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