Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk

January 24, 2017

Join us in Cary, NC on Sunday, April 30th at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Regency Park. Proceeds from this event will benefit UNC’s Department of Neurosurgery and the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative.

Good News – December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to announce that Dr. Matt Ewend will begin service as the President of UNC Physicians starting in March. His role will be to oversee the physician clinical enterprise of UNC Health Care, which includes more than 2,400 physicians and 600 advanced practice providers in 450 practices spanning the UNC … Continued

Dr. Judy Huang presents at the Noah K. Duncan Visiting Professor Lectureship

October 10, 2016

Judy Huang, MD, FAANS presented a talk on “Tailored Management of Arteriovenous Malformations” to over 50 attendees on October 6th, 2016, in the Bioinfomatics Building. Dr. Huang is Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University and the Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. This special Grand Rounds … Continued

Linda Hewitt

September 16, 2016

Linda Hewitt for years thought she had a simple ear issue until CT and MRI scans made it clear that without skull-base surgery she risked a painful and life-threatening disease. Linda Hewitt was recovering from a bad cold in December 2011 when she realized she had a fuzzy feeling in the right side of her … Continued

US News and World Report Rating

September 2, 2016

The UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery and Neurology specialties were recently rated by US News and World Report as high performing, earning scores that fell within the top 10% of analyzed centers. In addition, UNC Hospitals earned a national ranking of 16th in cancer care among more than 900 hospitals, up from 32nd in 2015. UNC Children’s … Continued

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds Presentation

June 14, 2016

Dr. Julie Sharpless, Associate Professor and Director of UNC Multidisciplinary Pituitary Adenoma program, co-presented with Drs. Andrew Greganti and Frances Collichio at the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on June 9th about the recently recognized and frequently fatal pituitary complications of immunotherapy for melanoma. Dr. Sharpless discussed how the new CTLA-4 inhibitor and PD-1 immunotherapies, … Continued