Message from the Chair


Welcome to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. All of us in the Department of Anesthesiology are delighted that you are taking the opportunity to visit us through our website. For those of you familiar with Chapel Hill and UNC, I know that this site will rekindle fond memories of your experiences here. For those of you new to Chapel Hill and UNC, you are in for a treat.

The Department of Anesthesiology is home to an amazing group of individuals all committed to the very best in patient care, education and research. UNC Hospitals offers a rich environment of world class clinicians and educators in one of the truly outstanding areas of the country. As you explore this website I am confident that you will see what I mean.

All of us share a common set of values and a vision for our future. Whether you are a potential faculty candidate, medical student, resident, CRNA, support or professional staff applicant, I know that you will be impressed with what we have to offer. Nestled in the heart of beautiful North Carolina, UNC Hospitals provides the full spectrum of patient care. Last year, we provided anesthesia services for approximately 40,000 surgical procedures and patient interactions in our various locations including the NC Memorial Hospital, NC Women's Hospital, NC Children's Hospital, our Pain Clinic and more. We have fellowship trained specialists in every discipline. Our residents go on to some of the most challenging and prestigious positions in the nation. Our CRNAs find professional satisfaction in a collegial care team model. We are fortunate in our ability to both recruit and retain the very best in medicine.

Please take a moment to fully explore our website. If you desire further information please do not hesitate to call. We have so very much that we are proud of and so very much to share. Welcome.

On behalf of the great people in the Department of Anesthesiology,

David A. Zvara, M.D.
Professor and Chair

Dr. David Zvara, M.D.