UNC Surgery Profile: Caranasos treats patients like family

Thomas "Tommy" Caranasos, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery and cardiac surgeon in the department of surgery. He discusses what inspired him to become a heart surgeon, how a heart surgeon is a carpenter, plumber, and electrician all rolled into one, and he wants patients to know that he tries to deliver care to them as if they were his own family.

Thomas "Tommy" Caranasos, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery and cardiac surgeon in the department of surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill. He discusses what inspired him to become a heart surgeon, how a heart surgeon is a carpenter, plumber, and electrician all rolled into one, and he wants patients to know that he tries to deliver care to them as if they were his own family.

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