Bariatric Surgery program co-directors Tim Farrell, MD, and D. Wayne Overby, MD, are appreciative of the accreditation efforts contributed by Karen Colton, RN, Program Coordinator; Susan Phillips, RN, Vice President of Surgical Services; and Angela Overman, RN, 4 Anderson North Nurse Manager.
See press release (.pdf)
In addition to ACS accreditation, the UNC-CH Bariatric Surgery Center has been recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) as a Blue Distinction Center. Additional information is available on the BCBSNC web site.
See release from UNC Health Care.