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Dr. Melina Kibbe UNC Surgery
Melina Kibbe, MD

The extensive clinical services provided by the Department of Surgery are dedicated to the wellness and treatment of adults and children in North Carolina. We specialize in the most complicated illnesses and conditions, and serve as a surgical referral center for patients and physicians from throughout the United States and worldwide. Our faculty, staff, and residents are committed to service and excellence as we provide the best care possible, create new knowledge, and educate the surgeons and teachers of tomorrow.

In great appreciation and respect, I acknowledge the work and dedication of my predecessors, who served as Chairman of Surgery:

Nathan A. Womack, MD (1951-1966)
Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD (1966-1984)
George F. Sheldon, MD (1984-2001)
Anthony A. Meyer, MD, PhD (2001-2016)

We welcome your interest and any questions you might have about our Department.

Melina Kibbe, MD
Colin G. Thomas, Jr., MD Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery

News Collection

  • Erica Peters, PhD, Receives Award

    Erica Peters, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, was selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2019 Collaborative Research Travel Grant. The grant is for her project entitled: “Development of injectable, niche-responsive peptide amphiphile nanofibers to reduce atherosclerotic plaque burden.” Her grant as approved in the amount of $8,000 to be used between June 1, 2019 and December 31, … Continued

  • Drs. Anthony Charles & Melina Kibbe.

    Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH Honored with Distinguished Professorship

    Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH Honored with The Oliver R. Rowe Distinguished Professorship. On Monday, May 13, 2019, Anthony Gbolahan Charles, MD, MPH, was honored with the Oliver R. Rowe Distinguished Professorship. The event, which took place at the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, was marked by speeches that touched upon the impact and history of … Continued

  • UNC Surgery Spring 2019 Newsletter

    Check out the UNC Surgery Spring 2019 newsletter for the latest news and events.

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UNC Surgery Spring 2019 Newsletter

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UNC Surgery Newsletter Winter 2019

UNC Surgery Winter 2019 Newsletter

Check out the UNC Surgery Winter 2019 newsletter for the latest news and events.

UNC Surgery Newsletter Fall 2018

UNC Surgery Fall 2018 Newsletter

Read the UNC Surgery Fall 2018 newsletter for past articles, recognition, awards and so much more!

UNC Surgery Newsletter Spring/Summer 2018

UNC Surgery Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

Read the archive newsletter for 2018 articles, recognition and awards.