(December 9, 2009) - Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC)
has announced the appointment of Joel Greenberg, M.D., as the new
co-medical director of its StrokeOne
program. Greenberg joins current StrokeOne medical director, Jay
Howington, M.D. StrokeOne is MUMC's award-winning rapid response
stroke treatment and recovery program.
"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Greenberg to our team. His
experience in the treatment of stroke and neurological disorders,
combined with Dr. Howington's expertise, will be a wonderful asset
for our community. HealthGrades rated MUMC the best in the Savannah
area and among the top five in Georgia for the treatment of stroke.
This exceptional co-leadership will further enhance this reputable
program," said Ramon Meguiar, M.D., senior vice president and chief
medical officer at MUMC.
Greenberg joined Savannah Neurological Associates in 1986. He
has served as chief of the neurology division at MUMC, associate
clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia, and associate
professor at Mercer University School of Medicine.
Greenberg received his bachelor's degree from Princeton
University and his medical degree from the University of Miami
School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship
training at Duke University Medical Center.
Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare
organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and
southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital,
a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary
and specialty care physician networks; a major medical
education program; business and
industry services; and NurseOne,
a 24-hour call center.