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Department of Surgery 5 Year Strategic Plan

June 11, 2018

“Achieving surgical leadership demands bold ambition and exceptionally dedicated people. At UNC’s Department of Surgery, we are fortunate to be rich in both Our strategic plan is the result of an incredible amount of collaborative, thoughtful, and dedicated work from across the department.” – Melina R Kibbe, MD, FACS, FAHA, Department of Surgery Chair

Dr. Andrea Hayes-Jordan, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

June 7, 2018

Dr. Andrea Hayes-Jordan joins the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Surgery as Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery as well as Surgeon in Chief for UNC Children’s Hospital. She discusses her groundbreaking work with desmoplastic small round cell tumors, the technique she perfected for previously inoperable pediatric patients, and how divine intervention played a role in her choice of specialty.

Dr. Don Nakayama Joins Pediatric Surgery

May 23, 2018

Dr. Don Nakayama is a new faculty member joining the division of pediatrics. He is returning to UNC where he originally taught in the late 90s. Dr. Nakayama talks about his return to teaching, how he chose his specialty and his interest in surgical history.

Dr. Alex Toledo featured on Kidney Transplant Podcast

November 15, 2017

In this first episode of the podcast series, “Understanding Organ Transplant,” Dr. Ron Falk welcomes two UNC transplant experts to discuss kidney transplant; they cover topics including benefits of an early transplant, living versus deceased donor organs, preparation and recovery from surgery, and more related topics. Dr. Alex Toledo is an Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department … Continued

Dr. David Gerber featured on Liver Transplant Podcast

November 15, 2017

Dr. Ron Falk welcomes two UNC transplant experts, Dr. David Gerber and Dr. Skip Hayashi, to discuss liver transplant in the third episode of the podcast series, “Understanding Organ Transplant.” They talk about cirrhosis, the MELD score and how it is used, recovery, and more related topics. Dr. David Gerber is a Professor of Surgery in the UNC Department of … Continued