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Dr. Amelia F. Drake Appointed President of ACPA

September 27, 2016

Dr. Amelia F. Drake The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) is an international non-profit medical association of interdisciplinary health care professionals who treat and/or perform research on oral cleft and craniofacial conditions. ACPA supports the professional community and enhances the quality of team care by providing education and resources, supporting and disseminating research, and acting … Read more

New OHNS Faculty

July 7, 2015

Beginning July 1, 2015 the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill will be welcoming Drs. J. Madison Clark and Brian D. Thorp. Dr. Clark will be joining our division of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery, and Dr. Thorp will be an addition to our division of Rhinology, Allergy and Endoscopic Skull Base … Read more

Dr. Kibwei McKinney wins 2015 Cefalo Award

April 14, 2015

On April 13, 2015, Kibwei McKinney, a PGY-7 Resident for the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery was the recipient of the Robert C. Cefalo Award. The award is given to those who have demonstrated empathy for patients and families as well as conveyed the ability to effectively listen to and communicate with … Read more

Dr. Craig Buchman wins Ling Award

November 12, 2014

We are proud to announce that Thursday, November 6, 2014, Dr. Craig Buchman was presented the Ling Award at the 21st CCDP/NC AG Bell Conference. The Ling Award is named after Dr. Daniel Ling, who was the foremost authority on teaching speech to deaf children. Each year the North Carolina chapter of the Alexander Graham … Read more

Adam Campbell won 1st Place Poster for the Triological Society at COSM

May 23, 2014

The Triological Society held its annual Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting (COSM) in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 14-18. Adam Campbell, a third year resident for the UNC Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Department, won first place poster for Otology/Neurotology.

Sarah Obarowski Receives James Jerger Award for Excellence

March 31, 2014

Sarah Obarowski with Dr. Meg Dillon Sarah Obarowski, a second year doctorate of audiology student who has been working as a research assistant for Dr. Meg Dillon with the Adult Cochlear Implant Group, received the James Jerger Award for Excellence in Student Research at the American Academy of Audiology national convention. She presented a poster … Read more

New OHNS Faculty!

March 12, 2014

Dr. Samip N. Patel “An exceptional surgeon who will add greatly to our efforts in the treatment and study of Head and Neck Cancer.” – Mark C. Weissler, MD, FACSJP Riddle Distinguished Professor of OtolaryngologyProfessor and Chief, UNC Multidisciplinary Head & Neck Oncology Dr. Samip Patel completed his undergraduate studies at Purdue University, and attended … Read more

2014 Best ENT Doctors Named!

January 16, 2014

The Department is proud to announce the names have been released of the 2014 Best Doctors. Our doctors that made the annual list include: Oliver F. Adunka Craig Buchman Amelia F. Drake Harold C. Pillsbury III Brent A. Senior William W. Shockley Mark C. Weissler Carlton Zdanski

2013 ENT Annual Report!

December 11, 2013

Grayson Clamp graces the cover It was a very productive year for the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (ENT). Our most notable story featured Grayson Clamp, the 3-year-old boy from Charlotte, North Carolina, who heard his father’s voice for the first time. The video produced by UNC Health Care has garnered more than … Read more

Sen. Kay Hagan visits UNC’s CASTLE program in Durham

August 27, 2013

While there, Sen. Hagan met Grayson Clamp, a 3-year-old boy from Charlotte, N.C. who is able to hear now after receiving an auditory brainstem implant at UNC as part of an FDA-approved investigational trial. A video showing Grayson hearing his father’s voice for the first time has garnered more than 1 million views on YouTube. … Read more

Blues singer back on stage after chemo took his voice

July 25, 2013

Blues singer Bill McCulloch, known as Windy City Slim, never dreamed he would return to the stage after cancer treatments left him without a voice. Copyright 2013 Capitol Broadcasting Company CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Blues singer Bill McCulloch, known as Windy City Slim, never dreamed he would return to the stage after cancer treatments left … Read more