Northeast Georgia Medical Center’s Office of Research is responsible for overseeing the quality, scientific integrity, academic impact, regulatory compliance and financial responsibility of clinical human subject research conducted at our hospital campuses. 

Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Research at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is to support, oversee, and serve as the organizational home for all clinical research conducted within the NGHS system. Our physicians serve as principal investigators on a number of cutting-edge clinical research studies that have the potential to impact standard of care and to improve the care that patients receive.  Through our high patient enrollments and high-impact study participation, research at NGMC offers patients and nationally recognized physicians the opportunity to improve the health of our community and beyond.

Areas of Research

Feel free to explore our areas of clinical research using the links below:


Our oncology research program was recognized in 2018 as a Top 5 Accruing Site for numbers of patients enrolled in clinical trials by SWOG (the Southwest Cancer Chemotherapy Study Group). Our expert physicians, specializing in medical, surgical, radiation, and gynecologic oncology, are able to offer cutting-edge clinical trials to our patients.

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) participates in approximately 30 clinical trials annually, encompassing interventional cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, heart failure, electrophysiology and general cardiology treatment modalities.

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Innovation & Quality

From study start up, to conducting trials in state-of-the-art facilities, our research team adheres to the highest standards of quality control and regulatory compliance.  We specialize in the areas of oncology and cardiology research. By engaging in innovative clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, for example, as well as by leading pharmaceutical and medical device partners in the medical industry, we are able to offer our patients innovative therapies and treatments that, on the national scale, have the potential to impact the way all healthcare providers treat patients with cancer and heart disease in the future.

Contact Us

For more information about our current trials, please complete our contact form or call us directly at 770-219-9010