Anna D. Vergun

Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics

Pediatric Orthopaedics


UNC Orthopaedics (Ambulatory Care Center)
102 Mason Farm Road
Second Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Phone: (984) 974-5700
Referral Fax: (919) 966-7956

Provider Office
Phone: (919) 843-3378
Fax: (919) 966-6730

  • MD: Cornell University, New York, NY
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery and Research Fellowship, UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
  • Fellowship: Hip Preservation, Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland

Special Procedures

  • Hip dysplasia surgery: closed or open hip reductions and pelvic osteotomies (Salter, Pemberton, Dega, Tönnis, Periacetabular, and Staheli shelf osteotomies)
  • Neuromuscular hip and lower extremity procedures
  • Limb deficiency surgery, including limb reconstruction or conversion amputations
  • Lower limb realignment with growth modulation or osteotomies
  • Ponseti clubfoot techniques, including casting and surgical procedures


  • Limb deficiencies
  • Pediatric fracture management
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Quality of life outcomes
  • Stem cell therapies
2018 – present Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
2018 – present Division Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics
2014 – 2018 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
2018 Palestine Children’s Relief Fund Humanitarian Award
2009 Shriners Hospitals for Children – Los Angeles Research Award
2008 Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Jacqueline Perry Research Award
2003 HSS Orthopedic Surgery Research Award

(see entire list available at PubMed)

Book Chapters

  • Cuomo AV, Watts HG. Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies. Krajbich I, ed. American Academy of Orthopedics, 4th ed., in press. The Multiple Limb Deficient Child.
  • Cuomo AV. Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies. Krajbich I, ed. American Academy of Orthopedics, 4th ed., in press. Principles of Pediatric Amputation Surgery.
  • Cuomo AV, Watts HG. Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology. Spiegel D, ed. Springer Sciences + Business Media, New York, In Press. Limb Deficiencies.
  • Cuomo AV, Bowen R, Otsuka NY. In: Flynn J, ed. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Flynn J, ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia 2008. Open Tendoachilles Lengthening; pp 1619-1625.
  • Cuomo AV, Lieberman JR. In: Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration. Pietrzak WS, ed. Humana Press; 2008. The Future of Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration: A Clinical Perspective; pp. 619-634.


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