UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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Sidney C. Smith, MD

Sidney C. Smith, MD

Sidney C. Smith, MD is Professor in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

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Timothy N. Taft, MD

Timothy N. Taft, MD

Timothy N. Taft, MD is Professor and Director of Sports Medicine on the Department of Orthopaedics. He is an expert in sports medicine, ligament injuries, knee injuries and arthroscopy.

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Bradley V. Vaughn, MD

Bradley V. Vaughn, MD

Bradley V. Vaughn, MD is Vice Chair and Professor in the Department of Neurology. He is an expert in sleep disorders, nocturnal events, epilepsy, and clinical neurophysiology (EEG-EP's).

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David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA

David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA

David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA is Professor of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in hospital epidemiology and infection control, antimicrobial therapy, tuberculosis, HIV, occupational health, bioterrorism, and exotic infections.

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Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD

Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD

Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Genetics. He is an expert on genetic mapping of susceptibility loci for complex traits and the positional cloning of genes responsible for neurodegenerative disorders.

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Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine. He is an expert in medical education, palliative care and long-term care quality.

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Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH

Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH

Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine. He is an expert in full-spectrum family medicine including obstetrics, vasectomy and colposcopy with a special interest in child health.

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David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA

David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA

David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA is Chair and Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He is an expert on cardiothoracic anesthesia.

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Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD

Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD

Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is an expert on emergency medicine informatics and statewide clinical surveillance for Public Health.

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Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH is Elizabeth Shreve and Oscar Sexton Goodwin Distinguished Professor and Director of Academic Development in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology. He is an expert on full-spectrum family practice, Alzheimer's and dementia in the elderly, dizziness, aging, and geriatrics.

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Paul Mounsey, BM BCh, PhD, MRCP, FACC

Paul Mounsey, BM BCh, PhD, MRCP, FACC

Paul Mounsey, BM BCh, PhD, MRCP, FACC is Professor and Director of Electrophysiology in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. He is an expert on cardiac electrophysiology including invasive and non-invasive treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, pacer and defibrillator implantation and lead extraction, and biventricular ablation of all forms of heart arrhythmias including SVT & VT.

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Yehuda Ringel, MD

Yehuda Ringel, MD

Yehuda Ringel, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is an expert on Irritable bowel syndrome and functional motility disorders.

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Norman Sharpless, MD

Norman Sharpless, MD

Norman Sharpless, MD is Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Professor of Medicine and Genetics in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology. He is an expert on melanoma and cancer genetics.

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Thomas C. Shea, MD

Thomas C. Shea, MD

Thomas C. Shea, MD is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Director of Bone Marrow Transplant, and Associate Director for Outreach Programs. He is an expert on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation and hematologic malignancies.

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June Stevens, PhD

June Stevens, PhD

June Stevens, PhD is Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the American Institute for Cancer Research Distinguished Professor, as well an obesity epidemiologist.

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Barry M. Popkin, PhD

Barry M. Popkin, PhD

Barry M. Popkin, PhD is W.R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Department of Nutrition at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He is an expert on The Nutrition Transition around the world, dynamic changes in diet, activity, noncommunicable diseases around the world, U.S. obesity, dietary and physical activity trends, patterns determinants, and consequences.

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Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD

Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD

Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD is the Kenan Distinguished University Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics and Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, NC. He is also Director of the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center as well as the UNC Center of Excellence in Children's Nutrition. He is an expert on Choline metabolism, signal transduction, carcinogenesis, neonatal brain development.

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Linda Van Le, MD

Linda Van Le, MD

Linda Van Le, MD is Professor and Director, UNC Gynecologic Oncology Chemotherapy. Van Le is an expert on gynecologic oncology, clinical trials in gynecologic oncology, and vulvar neoplasia.

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Alison M. Stuebe, MD

Alison M. Stuebe, MD

Alison M. Stuebe, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. She is an expert on diabetes, obesity, gestational weight gain, breastfeeding and mastitis.

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Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH

Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH

Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is an expert in fertility, egg donation, polycystic ovarian disease, fibroids, in vitro fertilization, hysteroscopy and amenorrhea.

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