Bruce A. Cairns, MD, FACS

Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center
John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair Research, Department of Surgery
Medical Director, Department of Respiratory Care
Professor of Microbiology/Immunology

Specialties: Critical care, General surgery, Trauma, Burn surgery, Cellular immunology, Shock, Electrical injury, Wound healing, Disaster management, Telemedicine

MD Degree: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1989

Postgraduate Training: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


Samuel W. Jones, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Specialties: Critical care, General surgery, Trauma, Burn surgery, Immunology, Translational research, Inhalation injury, Burn shock, Wound care, Surgical education

MD Degree: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1994

Postgraduate Training: Fellowships in Critical Care, Trauma and Burn, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; General Surgery Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and New Hanover Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina


Rabia Nizamani, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Specialties: Critical care, General surgery, Trauma, Burn surgery, Process and quality improvement in healthcare, Resident education

MD Degree: New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, 2008

Postgraduate Training: Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; Burn Surgery Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Burn Center, Baltimore, Maryland; General Surgery Residency, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington; Systems Based Practice Fellowship, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington


Felicia N. Williams, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Director, Burn Intensive Care Unit

Specialties: Critical care, General surgery, Trauma, Burn surgery, Reconstructive Surgery

MD Degree: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2005

Postgraduate Training: Surgical Critical Care and Burns Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; Burn Reconstruction Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston.