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Dr. Ikonomidis joins UNC as chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dr. Ikonomidis joins UNC as chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery

He is a cardiac surgeon and researcher and came to UNC from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C.

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Grateful for every breath: UNC patient is nation's longest lung transplant survivor

Grateful for every breath: UNC patient is nation's longest lung transplant survivor

Howell Graham, who received a lung transplant at UNC Hospitals, is now the longest-surviving lung transplant patient in the United States. He talks about his transplant, the first for a cystic fibrosis patient at UNC, and his appreciation for the better life he received with his new lungs. Thomas M. Egan, M.D., M.Sc., was Graham's transplant surgeon.

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Dr. Ikonomidis will be the new chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UNC

Dr. Ikonomidis will be the new chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UNC

John S. Ikonomidis, M.D, Ph.D., will become the new chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at UNC on March 1

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