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Farber and Parodi Implant First Commercial Endovascular Stent Graft to Treat Complex Aneurysmal Disease Involving Visceral Aorta

May 15, 2024

  UNC Vascular Surgeons Mark Farber, MD, Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery and F. Ezequiel Parodi, MD, Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery implanted the first commercial device in a patient on Friday, May 10th, 2024.   The GORE EXCLUDER Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis (TAMBE) is an endovascular stent graft to treat complex aneurysmal disease involving … Read more

Roberto Vidri, MD, MPH Joins Surgical Oncology Faculty

December 19, 2023

Roberto Vidri, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology.  He specializes in general surgical oncology, gastrointestinal cancer, hepatobiliary surgery, liver metastases, cholangiocarcinoma, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, endocrine cancer, complex skin cancers, melanoma, sarcoma.    Fluent in Spanish, he  attended Medical School at the Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de Centro America (UCIMED), in San … Read more

Booker King, MD Elected Fellow of Southern Surgical Association

December 18, 2023

UNC Surgery is pleased to announce Booker King, MD, FACS has been elected to the Fellowship of the Southern Surgical Association.  Dr. King is the Director of UNC’s Division of Burn Surgery and Interim Director of the Division of Acute Care & Trauma.  He is also a decorated Colonel, having served more than 20 years … Read more

Ehsan Benrashid on Joining UNC Surgery Faculty, Collaboration and Team-based Patient Care

December 15, 2023

  Ehsan Benrashid, MD received his training in vascular and endovascular surgery through attending medical school at  University of Virginia Medical School, a Surgical Research Fellowship and General Surgery Residency Duke University Department of Surgery, and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  He specializes in aortic disease, peripheral arterial disease, aortic and … Read more

Volunteer Opportunities

April 3, 2023

A Compilation of Opportunities: SECC Charity Giving Guide 2022 – Digital Version   Carolina Blood Drive:  New date. The Carolina Blood Drive is coming to you on a new date – Wednesday, May 3. The Employee Forum invites the Carolina community to donate blood at the 35th annual Carolina Blood Drive in the Dean E. … Read more

Damitz, Stitzenberg, Wood & Gallagher Named Exceptional Women in Medicine

March 21, 2023

Congratulations to these exceptional women physicians and faculty members on the recognition of their excellence as they serve the people of North Carolina and beyond. About the Exceptional Women in Medicine Award: (Award by Castle Connolly Top Doctors):  Awardees are recognized annually, based on peer nominations and outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of … Read more