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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

  • Melina Kibbe, MD

    Melina Kibbe, MD, Receives the 2019 University of Chicago Distinguished Service Award

    The Alumni Awards Committee, comprised of fellow alumni of the Pritzker School of Medicine and the Division of the Biological Sciences, selected Dr. Kibbe as one of the 2019 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award. This Award recognizes alumni who have brought honor and distinction to the Division of the Biological Sciences and to the … Continued

  • 2019 Nathan A. Womack Graduation Celebration

    Nathan A. Womack 2019 Graduation Celebration

    Graduating Residents and Fellows, accompanied by their families, attended the Department of Surgeries Graduation Ceremony on June 7, 2019 at the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill. This year’s event included fellows from Critical Care, Advanced Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Complex General Surgical Oncology, and Vascular Surgery as well as residents from General Surgery, and Plastic … Continued

  • 4th Annual Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day

    The Department of Surgery hosted its 4th Annual Nathan A. Womack Surgical Society Research Day on Friday, June 7, 2018. Over 70 faculty members, alumni, residents and medical students in the Department took part in the day. There were 54 poster presentations and eight oral presentations from across the nine divisions that showcased an array … Continued

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UNC Surgery Spring 2019 Newsletter

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UNC Surgery Newsletter Winter 2019

UNC Surgery Winter 2019 Newsletter

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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.