Welcome

Dr. Melina KibbeThe 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

Newsletters

  • UNC Surgery Fall 2018 Newsletter

    The latest Spring/Summer 2018 newsletter includes exciting recent events such as David Gerber, MD, honored with the George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professorship, Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Graduation Celebration and Research Day plus so much more!

  • UNC Surgery Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

    The latest Spring/Summer 2018 newsletter includes exciting recent events such as David Gerber, MD, honored with the George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professorship, Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Graduation Celebration and Research Day plus so much more!

  • Department of Surgery Winter Newsletter 2018

    The Department of Surgery publishes a quarterly, online newsletter featuring the latest updates on our department’s clinical, educational, and research developments along with a “Message from the Chair.” Join us in welcoming our new team members and stay connected to learn about the exciting accomplishments of our faculty, trainees, staff, and alumni.

Events

News Collection

  • Burn Survivors' Reunion

    NC Jaycee Burn Center Survivor Reunion

    NC Jaycee  Burn Center hosted the 27th Annual “Celebration of Life” burn survivors’ reunion on Saturday, November 11th. This event offered survivors, their families and friends, members of the fire service, current and former Burn Center staff, and community volunteers an opportunity to come together to share stories of recovery, struggle, and hope. The event … Continued

  • UNC Surgery Fall 2018 Newsletter

    The latest Spring/Summer 2018 newsletter includes exciting recent events such as David Gerber, MD, honored with the George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professorship, Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Graduation Celebration and Research Day plus so much more!

  • UNC Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The UNC Center for Transplant Care is celebrating 50 years of care for patients. To commemorate this milestone there will be an event to recognize patients, doctors,and staff that make the program possible.