Faculty

Our medical faculty practice within the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and are called physiatrists. Physiatrists see patients in all age groups and treat problems that touch upon all the major systems in the body, with the focus on restoring function.

Other faculty and professionals within our department specialize in rehabilitation neuropsychology, research, or rehabilitation administration. You may browse our directory below to view recent clinical, research and teaching activities for our award-winning faculty. You also may find us in the "Find A Doctor" hospital directory: Go to quick links/find a doctor on the UNC Health Care site and choose "Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation" to view our two-page department listing.

Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA
Professor and Chair

Joshua J. Alexander, MD
Associate Professor

Kevin Carneiro, DO
Assistant Professor

Brian A. Casazza, MD
Associate Professor

William Filer, MD
Assistant Professor

Sutapa Ford, PhD
Assistant Professor

Susan A. Gaylord, PhD
Associate Professor

Matthew Harris, PhD
Clinical Fellow

Jennifer Hiemenz, PhD
Assistant Professor

James J. Hill, III, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

Kimberly Karrat, DO
Assistant Professor

James E. Kurz, MD
Associate Professor

Angela Lipscomb-Hudson, MD
Assistant Professor

Aaron Olsen, MBA
Associate Chair for Administration

Jongbae Jay Park, KMD, PhD, LAc
Assistant Professor

Paul Thananopavarn, MD
Assistant Professor

Karla L. Thompson, PhD
Assistant Professor

Heather Walker, MD
Assistant Professor

Tanya E. Zinner, MD
Assistant Professor