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July 23, 2020

UNC Surgery Profiles: Benjamin Haithcock, MD: Serving the Great Folks of North Carolina

Benjamin Haithcock, MD, is a thoracic surgeon, director of the CT Residency program and associate professor in the UNC Department of Surgery. He talks about his shift from wanting to be a kindergarten teacher to his fascination with the human body and eventually becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon. He is a surgeon who listens to his patients and walks with them through the process of managing their disease.

June 25, 2020

Customized Stent-Graft to Treat Aortic Aneurysms Saved the Life of Former UNC Professor Harvey Jeffries

Retired Professor in the UNC Gilling's School of Public Health, Harvey Jeffries, has received care from UNC since 2002. In 2009 he was diagnosed with a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm, which was closely monitored until 2017 when his aneurysm reached a size requiring surgical intervention. He worked with Dr. Mark Farber, a leading UNC Vascular Surgeon, and his dedicated team of nurses and health care staff, who created a customized stent-graft to repair Harvey's aneurysm.