MUMC Names Co-Medical Director of StrokeOne Program

(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.