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Complex Spine Surgeon Dr. Michael Galgano Joins UNC Neurosurgery Faculty

June 3, 2022

Dr. Michael Galgano, a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in complex spinal surgery from Upstate Medical University, will join the UNC Neurosurgery faculty this month. Dr. Galgano will be a great addition to UNC Neurosurgery’s spine program, and plans to complement the expertise of Section Co-Chief of Spinal Neurosurgery, Dr. Deb Bhowmick. While Dr. Galgano treats a … Continued

Dr. Nelson Oyesiku Featured in Health Talk Article

April 13, 2022

Dr. Oyesiku was asked to participate in a Health Talk article discussing his expertise in pituitary surgery and the successful treatment of one of his patients. Read the full Health Talk article.

Disappearing Ablation – Part 1 of a series by Dr. Vibhor Krishna

February 3, 2022

The power of observation in advancing clinical medicine and research is undeniable. To quote DH Lawrence: “What the eye doesn’t see, and the mind doesn’t know, doesn’t exist.” But how to resolve a conundrum where the mind is convinced that a phenomenon must exist, but the eyes cannot confirm or deny its existence? We encountered one … Continued

UNC Neurosurgery Quarterly Newsletter

December 28, 2021

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

December 21, 2021

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

December 13, 2021

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