Dr. Burke trained as a Department resident from 1997-2001, serving as Chief Resident from 1999-2000.  He completed a Vascular-Interventional Radiology fellowship in the Department in 2002. Apart from spending 2005-2006 in private practice in home state Arkansas, Dr. Burke has worked as an Assistant Professor of Radiology in the Department since completing his fellowship.  In 2003, 2006 and 2007, Dr. Burke was named “America’s Top Radiologist” by Consumers Research Council of America. He received the Department’s Charles A. Bream Teaching Award (selected by residents) in 2004. He currently serves as the Department’s Vascular-Interventional Radiology Fellowship Director as well as an applicant interviewer for the UNC School of Medicine.

Dr. Dixon completed a Radiology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse NY in 2003, where he served as Chief Resident from 2001 through 2002.  He then completed his Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at UNC in 2004, and has stayed on as an Assistant Professor in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology division.  Dr. Dixon is board certified in Radiology, with an additional Certification of Advanced Qualification in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. His areas of interest include oncologic interventions, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, biliary interventions, IVC filtration, radiation safety and case based teaching.  He has published numerous articles and book chapters on these topics and has lectured nationally as well. In addition, he is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology Safety committee, a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and an examiner for the American Board of Radiology.


Matthew A. Mauro, MD, is the Chairman of the Department of Radiology and Professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. Dr. Mauro’s special interests include interventional oncology, uterine artery embolization, the management of vascular malformations, angioplasty and stenting, biliary drainage procedures, embolization and stent grafts.  He also supervises the resident rotation in Vascular/Interventional radiology; his involvement with the residency program includes lectures and one-on-one contact with the residents.  He is a member and fellow of numerous radiological societies and has published extensively in various refereed journals.

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Dr. Stavas is Professor of Radiology.  He completed his residency in Radiology at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN and a Fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the University of California in San Diego, CA.  He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology with subspecialty certification in Pediatric and Vascular Interventional Radiology.  He was in private practice in the Midwest for 15 years prior to coming to UNC. His areas of interest are: Minimally invasive cancer therapies, vascular malformation and embolization, spine pain management and treatment of pediatric patients.  He has published over 30 articles, has written book chapters in Interventional and Cardiology textbooks and has been invited as a guest lecturer more than 90 times.

Dr. Stavas is a member of National Radiology and Interventional Societies and is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology.  He has served as Division Director of Interventional Radiology, Medical Director, Chapter President of the State Radiology Society and has received the department Teacher of the Year Award.


Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Radiology.  He completed both his Radiology Residency and Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Asan Medical Center in South Korea.  He also completed his Interventional Radiology Fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX.  His special interests include interventional oncology, biliary intervention, liver transplant related intervention, dialysis access intervention, peripheral vascular intervention, and gastrointestinal intervention.

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Dr. Yu completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Chung-Ang University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. He then completed his 2-year fellowship training in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC and has stayed on as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Vascular and Interventional Radiology Division. Dr. Yu is interested in oncologic interventions including chemoembolization, radioembolization, and ablation therapy of tumors. His interests also include radiation dose reduction and safety in various interventional procedures and vascular imaging studies.

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Jaclyn Green is an Acute Care Nurse Pratitioner, graduating Cum Laude from Georgetown University in 2005. She did intership at Fairfax INOVA Hospital on the trauma service as well as Suburban Hospital in Maryland in the MICU. She has been with UNC Interventional Radiology since 2006.

She is Mother to three children and enjoys running, cycling and swimming.