Preston B. Rich, MD, MBA, FACS

 

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Division of Acute Care Surgery
UNC Department of Surgery
CB#7228
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7228
Phone: 919-966-4389
Fax: 919-966-0369

TITLE
Professor and Chief, Acute Care Surgery, Critical Care,
and Emergency General Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
The University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Regional Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Surgeon, IMSuRT-South
Incident Response Coordination Team (IRCT)
HHS/OS/ASPR/OEM/NDMS
National Disaster Medical System
US Department of Health and Human Services,
Washington, DC

SPECIALTIES
Trauma, Critical Care, Emergency General Surgery, Pre-Hospital Medicine, Complex GI Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Surgical Infections, Colon and Intestinal Surgery, Gastric Surgery, Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Disaster and Operational Medicine, Health Care Economics, Corporate and Managerial Finance, ECMO/ECLS, Emergency Management, Hospital and Community Preparedness

RESEARCH
Development of hemostatic agents
Membrane oxygenation and liquid ventilation
Biomolecular mechanisisms of mechanotransduction

EDUCATION
MBA with Honors, Concentration in Finance, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2009-2010
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care: University of Michigan, 1996-1997
Research Fellowship, ECMO: University of Michigan, 1996-1998 
Fellowship, Neonatal, Pediatric and Adult ECLS: University of Michigan, 1996-1998
Internship, General Surgery: University of Michigan Hospitals, 1993-2000
Residency, General Surgery: University of Michigan, 1993-2000
MD: Medical College of Virginia, 1989-1993

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
General Surgery - Board Certified (2001); Re-certified (2011)
Surgical Critical Care - Board Certified (2001); Re-certified (2011)

PUBLICATIONS
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