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Lipidology Specialist Joins University Hospital July 30, 2009

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact Erica Cline at 706/828-2225.

Lipidology Specialist Joins University Hospital

AUGUSTA, GA. (July 29, 2009) – Don McAlexander, M.D., an internal medicine physician with a specialty in lipidology, has joined the staff at University Hospital

Lipidology, the study of cardiovascular disease prevention, is a special board certification and Dr. McAlexander is one of just 20 in Georgia and one of only three in the Augusta area to earn the recognition.

Dr. McAlexander comes to Augusta from Concord, S.C., and will see patients as part of University Primary Care, 820 St. Sebastian Way, Suite 4C.

About Lipidology: A lipidologist is a primary care physician who has received specialized training and board certification in cardiovascular risk assessment and intervention. A lipid specialist uses advanced blood testing and radiology procedures to accurately identify cardiovascular risk.



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