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 Kenneth Price, MD


New Patients/Referrals: (919) 445-2410
Returns/Follow-up Appointments: (984) 974-4210

Dr. Ken Price joined UNC Health Care in December 2015. A lifelong resident of Chapel Hill, Dr. Price received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from UNC in 1987. After a six-year hiatus, Dr. Price started medical school in 1993 and graduated in 1997 from Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University. He completed his internship and neurosurgery residency at West Virginia University in 2003.

Prior to starting at UNC, Dr. Price ran a private practice in general adult neurosurgery in Durham and actively participated in the Duke Neurosurgery Residency Training Program from 2003 – 2015.

Outside of work, Dr. Price enjoys working outdoors, boating, fishing and supporting Carolina athletics. He was a volunteer assistant coach and co-head coach of Chapel Hill High School Wrestling team for 11 years.

Associate Professor

General Neurosurgery
Spine: cervical and lumbar spine surgery
Peripheral Nerve: carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve surgery
Vascular: carotid artery disease/carotid endarterectomy
Cranial: chiari, tumors

Residency – Neurological Surgery; West Virginia University, 1998-2003
Internship – Neurological Surgery; West Virginia University, 1997-1998
M.D. – Medicine; Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, 1993 – 1997
A.B. – Chemistry, UNC Chapel Hill, 1987

Neurological Surgery – Board Certified