Faculty Biography

Amy Sprague, MD
Joseph M. Still Research Institute
Joseph M. Still Burn Center
Augusta, Ga USA

Amy M. Sprague, MD is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She trained in Internal Medicine with the US Army at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Her Nephrology fellowship was done at Walter Reed Army Medical Center with a year also in Transplant Immunology at George Washington University. After fellowship she was stationed in Augusta, Georgia where she was the only Nephrologist for the Southeast United States. She prepared the facility for Desert Storm casualties, taught residents, and wrote a teaching manual on Nephrology consultations. Since leaving the Army in 1993, she has been in private practice in Augusta and began consulting in the Joseph M. Still Burn Center. This facility is the largest free standing burn center in the United States with now over 2000 admissions per year. She is one of the founding members of the Joseph M. Still Research Institute. Her areas of research interest include dressings for central catheters and peritoneal catheters, resuscitative fluids for both burns and electrical injuries, and CRRT in the burn patient. She continues to see dialysis outpatients and inpatients in her private practice. In addition, she has a family with three teenagers, her most formidable challenge.