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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

Neurosurgery Clinic to open in Hillsborough

May 13, 2016

UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinic in Hillsborough, NC in early June. The UNC Hospitals Neurosurgery Clinic is opening a new location at the Hillsborough Medical Office Building on June 2nd. Physicians may schedule referral appointments with Neurosurgery by calling (984) 974-4210. Dr. Kenneth Price will begin seeing … Continued

Head for the Cure 5k Run/Walk

May 4, 2016

The Head for the Cure Walk/Run raises money and awareness about the need for research on brain tumors. The Head for the Cure Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness and funding for research in the fight against brain cancer. The organization works to inspire hope for the community of brain cancer patients, their families, friends, … Continued

Megan Phillips

April 21, 2016

Megan Phillips shares her life-changing story of treatment and recovery from acute promyelocytic leukemia and a hemorrhagic stroke.

Dr. Simon Khagi to join UNC’s Brain Tumor program

April 18, 2016

Dr. Khagi will join the Division of Oncology as an assistant professor in late August with a joint appointment in Neurosurgery. At present, Dr. Khagi is a neurological oncology fellow at Duke University. In June 2015, he completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology from Tufts University School of Medicine after finishing his residency … Continued