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The Grayson Clamp Family Story

July 3, 2013

Grayson Clamp after his ABS surgery, with his father, Len, and Dr. Craig Buchman Hello from the Clamp Family! We hope you will find our story and the miracle we’ve experienced with Grayson as an encouragement for families seeking faith, considering foster care, considering adoption, or considering medical intervention like an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) … Read more

CASTLE Program featured on local news stations

May 30, 2013

ENT Drs. Harold Pine, Harold Pillsbury, Carlos Ebert and Peter Chikes played a foursome at the event The CASTLE program, which works through the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, is an organization that provides comprehensive services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing. CASTLE provides quality listening and spoken language program … Read more

Triangle boy receives trial implant, hears for first time

May 30, 2013

Grayson Clamp, who was born with Charge Syndrome, recently became the first child to receive an auditory brain stem implant as part of a Food and Drug Administration trial. Grayson Clamp, AUD Brain Stem Implant recipient, with father, Len Clamp CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Cochlear implants have helped many children learn to listen and speak … Read more

World Voice Day

April 2, 2013

The purpose of World Voice Day is to educate people about the importance of the voice for each and every one of us as a tool for communication. Have you ever lost your voice before? It can be a very frustrating problem when it impacts your ability to perform your everyday activities! We use our … Read more

Day Three Concludes the ENT Kaizen Project!

January 29, 2013

Let it snow! Adverse weather prevented the Teams from completing the ENT Kaizen on Friday, January 25th. They picked up on Monday for the final walkthrough, hatched a 45-day Plan. Check it out!

Day Two of the ENT Kaizen Project!

January 25, 2013

The department that scraps together, sticks together! Check out the recap of the second day of the ENT Kaizen event.

Day One of the ENT Kaizen Project!

January 24, 2013

Members of the department are undergoing a clinic revitalization project administered through the UNC Healthcare Lean Six Sigma group. The group maintains a daily newsletter to inform it past and present team members. Let us know what you think of our first day!

2012 OHNS Annual Report Now Available!

December 5, 2012

Please take a moment to download our 2012 Annual Report. Designed and published by Nicolette DeGroot, Director of Communications for OHNS.

House Calls: What do you do when the King of the Forest has an earache?

October 29, 2012

The Conservators’ Center is a nonprofit organization that preserves threatened species through rescuing wildlife in need, responsible captive breeding, and providing educational programs and support worldwide. A favorite to touring crowds, seven year old male lion Thomas, was sedated and checked out by UNC ENT Drs. Harold Pillsbury, Brent Senior, Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, Adam Campbell, Grace … Read more

New treatments keep the aging voice spry

April 12, 2012

Robert Buckmire, MD CHAPEL HILL — Aging baby boomers have long used exercise, surgery and collagen as they try to slow the natural bodily processes of aging. Now, some are flocking to do the same with something that’s usually a dead giveaway: a voice that sounds “old.” Research shows that older peoples’ voices often develop … Read more

Real doctors, Real people: Austin Rose, MD

April 12, 2012

Even though he was born in Canada and his own father delivered world famous hockey star Wayne Gretzky, Austin Rose, who practices pediatric otolaryngology at UNC, didn’t start playing hockey until he moved to North Carolina. Austin Rose, MD Wednesday, April 11, 2012Written by Nathan Clendenin for UNC Health CareI grew up in Indiana by … Read more

Dr. Hackman is latest surgeon to complete his 20th Trans Oral Robotic Surgery

February 9, 2012

Trevor Hackman, MD, UNC Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, is the first head and neck surgeon in the Carolinas to have accomplished this honor. Trevor G. Hackman, MD He is now listed as a da Vinci Surgeon on This website is a great resource for patients in the Mid-Atlantic da Vinci marketplace … Read more