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Department of Neurosurgery

UNC Neurosurgery provides advanced adult neurosurgery services in Chapel Hill and at a growing number of regional neurosurgery clinic locations that include Hillsborough, Pinehurst and South Boston, Virginia. We offer pediatric neurosurgery clinics in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Sanford and Wilmington.


Neurosurgery Clinic Locations

Neurosurgery Residency Program

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Neurosurgery Department News

  • UNC Neurosurgery Quarterly Newsletter

    New Faculty Surgeon-scientist Dr. Vibhor Krishna joined UNC Neurosurgery’s faculty from Ohio State University. Dr. Krishna’s expertise is functional neurosurgery and neuromodulation. Learn more about Dr. Krishna: Dr. Brian Sindelar joined our faculty as a Clinical Associate Professor. He is currently serving on active duty under the established military-civilian partnership between the US Army … Continued

  • Medical Illustrator Mark Schornak will join the UNC Neurosurgery Team in 2022

    UNC Neurosurgery is thrilled to announce a new addition to the department, medical illustrator Mark Schornak, who will join the team in January 2022. Mark Schornak is well known in the field of medical illustration, having spent the past 30 years illustrating for the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) in Phoenix, Arizona. Schornak’s education in both … Continued

  • UNC Neurosurgery at AANS/CNS Peds Annual Meeting

    UNC Neurosurgery Highlights from the AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery Meeting in Salt Lake City

    UNC Neurosurgery was well represented at the 50th Annual meeting of the AANS\CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah. PGY 6 neurosurgery resident, Dr. Martin Piazza was awarded the Resident Traveling Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery by the Joint Pediatric Section of the AANS/CNS. The fellowship allows residents to travel to another … Continued

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