UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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John M. Thorp, Jr., MD

John M. Thorp, Jr., MD

John M. Thorp, Jr., MD is Professor and Director of Women's Primary Healthcare in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an expert on preterm birth, cervical insufficiency, clinical trials, nutrition in pregnancy, health disparities, alcohol and drug abuse research, and outreach education.

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Adam M. Zanation, MD

Adam M. Zanation, MD

Adam M. Zanation, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and Division of Head and Neck Oncology. He is an expert in skull base tumors, sinonasal tumors, CSF rhinorrhea, minimally invasive head and neck tumor surgery, parotid tumors, head and neck sarcomas, rhinology, robotic surgery, and sinus surgery.

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Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH

Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH

Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH is Professor and Chief Medical Examiner in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She is an expert on forensic pathology, injury prevention, child fatality prevention.

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Michael J. Steiner, MD

Michael J. Steiner, MD

Michael J. Steiner, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. He is Chief of the Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and Medical Director of Outpatient Clinics. He is an expert on primary care resident teaching; evidence-based practice; management of chronic diseases; gastroenteritis and dehydration.

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Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD

Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD

Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology. She is an expert on sickle cell disease, thalassemia and other anemias.

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Bryan Roth, PhD

Bryan Roth, PhD

Bryan Roth, PhD is the Michael J. Hooker Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program.

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Joseph Piven, MD

Joseph Piven, MD

Joseph Piven, MD is Sarah Graham Kenan Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. His services include the TEACHH program and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is an expert on autism, neuroimaging, genetics, mental retardation, and developmental disorders.

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Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD

Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD

Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is an expert on eating disorders.

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Sten Y. Solander, MD

Sten Y. Solander, MD

Sten Y. Solander, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology. He specializes in interventional neuroradiology.

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Alexander Toledo, MD

Alexander Toledo, MD

Alexander Toledo, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery. He is an expert in solid organ transplantation, pediatric transplantation, living-related organ donation, adult and pediatric intestinal transplantation, immunology.

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Timothy M. Weiner, MD

Timothy M. Weiner, MD

Timothy M. Weiner, MD is a professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. He is an expert on pediatric general and neonatal surgery, pediatric solid tumors, ECMO, pediatric trauma, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery.

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 Raj S. Pruthi, MD

Raj S. Pruthi, MD

Raj S. Pruthi, MD is Associate Professor and Director of Urologic Oncology. He is an expert in urologic oncology and robotic surgery.

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Loree Kalliainen, MD, MA, FACS

Loree Kalliainen, MD, MA, FACS

Loree Kalliainen, MD, MA, FACS, is a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with a special interest in peripheral nerve surgery.

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