Kamil Erfanian, MD

 

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Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
CB 7195
UNC Department of Surgery
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7195
Phone: 919-966-7729
Fax: 919-966-3814

TITLE
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Associate Director of the UNC Hand Rehabilitation Center

SPECIALTIES
Hand Surgery:

  • Treatment of fractures of the hand including phalanges, metacarpals, carpal bone and distal radius (wrist) fractures
    Minimally invasive and arthroscopic treatment of hand and wrist fractures
  • Treatment of dislocations of hand and wrist
  • Repair of tendon injuries
  • Microsurgical repair of nerve injuries
  • Treatment of arthritis of hand and wrist
    Joint replacement, joint fusion
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of Dupuytren's contracture
  • Treatment of Tendinitis of the Hand and Wrist
    DeQuervain's
    Trigger Thumb and Trigger Finger
  • Minimally invasive/endoscopic nerve decompression
    Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
    Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release
  • Surgical and Arthroscopic treatment of ganglion cysts of the wrist
  • Treatment of tumors of the hand and upper extremity
  • Treatment of congenital differences of the hand:
    Thumb duplication
    Congenital absence of the thumb
    Polydactyly (extra digits)
    Clinodactyly
    Campodactyly
    Amniotic Constriction Ring Syndrome
    Syndactyly (webbed fingers)
  • Microsurgical reconstruction of traumatic and cancer defects of the hand, arm and legs
    Free tissue transfer
    Free bone flaps
  • Microsurgical Nerve Reconstruction for traumatic injuries to the hand, arm and legs

Cancer Reconstruction:

  • Microsurgical reconstruction of head and neck cancer including oral, mandibular and pharyngeal cancer, cancers of the midface and upper face
  • Microsurgical reconstruction of breast cancer including free DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery) Flap, Free TRAM flap
    Implant-based breast reconstruction
  • Reconstruction of rectal and vaginal cancer
  • Reconstruction of skin cancers of the head, neck, trunk, arms, legs

 

EDUCATION
Fellowship: Hand and Microsurgery: University of Southern California
Plastic Surgery Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
General Surgery Residency: Brown University
MD: Tufts University School of Medicine
MS: Electrical Engineering: University of California at Los Angeles

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
American Board of Surgery 2005
American Board of Plastic Surgery 2008
Certified in the Subspecialty of Surgery of the Hand 2010

PUBLICATIONS
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