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UNC Neurosurgery 2020 Year in Review

December 28, 2020

This year has brought many unseen challenges for health care providers around the world. Despite the many challenges, our department has adapted to the changes by implementing temporary changes to keep patients and our faculty safe during the Covid-19 pandemic. In December, Dr. Nelson Oyesiku was selected as the new Chair for the Department of … Continued

Neurosurgery Residency at UNC Health – New Video

October 21, 2020

  Click to watch our latest video to hear what our neurosurgeons and neurosurgery residents have to say about our neurosurgery residency program, life in Chapel Hill, and the unbeatable culture at UNC Health.

UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference

October 2, 2020

  The UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference is a month away, and the UNC Pediatric Neurosurgery is looking forward to safely connecting with spina bifida patients and family members during this virtual event. Event registration is FREE and our conference is open to individuals of all ages with spina bifida, as well as family … Continued

Transitioning to Telemedicine – UNC Neurosurgery

June 12, 2020

Telemedicine has not been a method of health care delivery widely used in surgical subspecialties. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused all health care providers to rethink care and transition non emergent patients to virtual appointments when possible. At the beginning of the pandemic, neurosurgery resident Dr. Randaline Barnett and pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Carolyn Quinsey … Continued

12 Stay-at-Home Activities & Their Associated Neurological Benefits

April 23, 2020

As we finish up another week of social distancing and staying at home, it may feel like the days are blurring together. Here are 12 activities that you can work into your daily routine and the positive effects that each one has on the brain: Get some exercise. There are thousands of FREE workouts online … Continued

Coronavirus Update – UNC Neurosurgery

April 15, 2020

Patient safety is our top priority during the coronavirus pandemic. We want to continue to provide care to our neurosurgery patients and support to the emergency department while also keeping our neurosurgery care team safe. To ensure the safety of our patients and the neurosurgery department, we have set up a daily rounding team made … Continued

Indoor Activities for Kids to Get Their Brains Working

March 25, 2020

  With the coronavirus pandemic causing mandatory quarantines, social distancing, and business and school closures, many parents feel overwhelmed with the task of having to work from home and homeschool their children. If you are worried about how to entertain your children while they are stuck indoors, we have some great brain stimulating activities that … Continued

Match 2020 results announced

March 20, 2020

We are proud to announce that Bethany Andrews and Nicole Silva and will be joining our neurosurgery residency program this summer.