Preston B. Rich, MD, MBA, FACS

 

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

TITLE
Chief, Trauma, Acute Care, Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery,
Professor of Surgery, UNC Chapel Hill

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, and Emergency General Surgery, Complex GI Surgery, Advanced Laparoscopy, Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Disaster and Operational Medicine, Health Care Economics, ECMO/ECLS

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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