Author Archives: Sheerah Coe
“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 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.
Congratulations to David Ollila, MD, for being appointed as a Consultant to the Complex General Surgical Oncology Certifying Examination Committee in the area of Breast Surgery for the American Board of Surgery. The appointment of Examination Consultants provides for a … Continued
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. 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