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Nelson wins 2014 STSA Congenital Heart Surgery President's Award
Jennifer Nelson, MD, assistant professor of surgery, was awarded the 2014 Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA) Congenital Heart Surgery President’s Award for her paper, “Long-term Outcomes After the Ross Procedure in Children Vary by Age at Operation.”
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Dec. 4
New Assistant Professor of UNC Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Oncology program
The UNC Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Oncology program in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery is pleased to announce that Samip N. Patel, MD, has been appointed Assistant Professor.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 20
New GI Surgeon Muneera Kapadia Talks About Joining UNC Surgery and Shares Her Superpower
Muneera R. Kapadia, MD, MME, joins UNC Surgery as an associate professor in the division of gastrointestinal surgery, and associate vice chair for education. She sat down to discuss what inspired her to become a surgeon, her work with medical education, and her experience in residency that continues to resonate with her and her relationships with residents.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 16
New Islet Cell Transplant Program, First in North Carolina, Giving Pancreatitis Patients a Better Option
The Chronic Pancreatitis and Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Program, created by Chirag S. Desai, MD, is helping patients improve their quality of life by eliminating severe pain and reducing or ending the use of narcotic pain medications, while preventing brittle diabetes.
Located in News / 2018 / May
New Partnership will expand Malawian Surgical Initiative
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh will fund the training of an additional surgeon each year as part of the in-country initiative led by UNC’s Anthony Charles, MD, MPH.
Located in News / 2018 / March
New Pediatric Surgery Cancellation Hotline (843-8975)
The hotline, managed by Precare, can be called by the patient, their family, or any member of the patient's medical team.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / October
New study identifies most important factors in aesthetic surgery patient decisions
UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Cindy Wu, MD, used a crowdsourcing model to identify what potential patients value most when seeking an aesthetic surgeon.
Located in News / 2017 / January
News from the Department of Surgery
Michael Meyers, MD, was appointed Residency Program Director, and Joellen Buckio, MHA, has been named Associate Chair for Administration.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Aug. 23
No sponge left behind
A UNC study shows radio frequency tags may help prevent surgical sponges from being left in patients after operations.
Located in News / 2010 / October
North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center receives FEMA grant
This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.
Located in News / 2016 / August