Surgical Grand Rounds are conducted on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 7:15 A.M. in the 4th floor Old Clinic auditorium.

12/18/2013 Felicia N. Williams, MD
Burn Center
University of Texas Medical Branch
Modulation of the Hypermetabolic Response to Burns
12/11/2013 Krista Evans, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Implementation of a Medical Team Training Program and the Effect on Surgical Mortality
12/4/2013 Mark Farber, MD
Vascular Surgery
Management of Aortic Disease
11/20/2013 Shannon Carson, MD
Chief of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
UNC School of Medicine
Addressing the Outcome of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation
11/13/2013 Travis Cotton, MD
Chief Resident of Surgery
Use of MRI to Identify Good Prognosis in Stage I, II, and III Rectal Cancer
11/6/2013 Jason Higginson, MD
Director of Neonatology, Medical Director of NICU
Department of Pediatrics
ECU School of Medicine
Ethical Decision Making in Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery
10/30/2013 Robert A. Watson, MD
Transplant Surgery
My Surgical Educational Research (Lessons Learnt)
10/23/2013 Joyce Tan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Director of Industry Strategic Alliances
Department of Genetics
Building and Strengthening UNC-Corporate Partnerships
10/16/2013 Peter F. Ford, MBBS
Vascular Surgery
The Peripheral Vascular Lab: Overview and Relevance to Vascular Surgery
10/9/2013 No Grand Rounds
10/2/2013 Matthew E. Nielsen, MD
Department of Urology
Public Reporting of Surgical Quality: The Brave New World
9/25/2013 Sadath Sayeed, JD, MD
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Division of Medical Ethics
Human Resources for Global Health: New Opportunities for Teaching and Training
9/18/2013 William T. Adamson, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Trevor G. Hackman, MD
Dept. of Otolaryngology (ENT)
Tina M. Schade Willis, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Team Stepps in Surgical OR
9/11/2013 Michelle Kiser, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Antibiotics vs Surgery in Acute Appendicitis
9/4/2013 Nelson Castillo, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery
UNC School of Medicine
Hand Trauma, A Look at the Evidences
8/28/2013 Christopher M. DeKaney, PhD
Pediatric Surgery
UNC School of Medicine
Tales from the Crypt: Function of Paneth Cells in Epithelial Repair
8/21/2013 Sean E. McLean, MD
Division of Pediatric Surgery
UNC School of Medicine
Pulmonary Hypertension in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
8/14/2013 Raeshell Sweeting, MD
General Surgery Resident
Use of MRI in Breast Cancer
8/7/2013 David Wayne Overby, MD
Division of GI Surgery
UNC School of Medicine
Towards Improved Feedback and Evaluation of Surgical Trainees and Teachers
7/31/2013 Introduction by Andy Kiser, MD, Chief, CT Surgery
Lance E. Landvater, MD
R. Lee Jobe, MD, FACC, FSCAI
James P. Zidar, MD, FACC, FSCAI
TAVR Team, Rex/UNC Health Care System

Raleigh, NC
The Rex/UNC Transcatheter Aortic Valve Experience: Successful Collaboration Across Specialties and Across the UNC System
7/24/2013 Thomas M. Egan, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery, UNC School of Medicine
The Impact of the the Lung Allocation System on Lung Transplantation in the U.S. and Around the World
7/10/2013 Trista Reid, MD
General Surgery Resident
Impact of 80-Hour Work Week on Mortality and Morbidity
6/26/2013 David van Duin, MD, PhD
Infectious Diseases
Multi-Drug Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria in Hospitalized Patients
6/19/2013 Rachel Aufforth, MD
Surgical Oncology, UNC School of Medicine
Circulating Tumor Cells: A Marker of Micrometastatic Disease in Pancreatic Cancer
6/12/2013 Anthony A. Meyer, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Awards Ceremony
6/5/2013 Travis Cotton, MD
General Surgery Chief Resident
Total Throidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy in Patients with Low-Risk Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Surgical Decision Analysis of a Controversy Using a Mathematical Model
5/29/2013 Roy Williams
UNC Men’s Basketball Coach
5/29/2013 Ronald Hirschl, MD
Head of Pediatric Surgery at CS Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan
State of the Art ECMO Lecture: Novel Approaches to the Management of Respiratory Failure
05/22/2013 Jeffrey Dehmer, MD
UNC General Surgery Chief Resident
Skin Preparation in the OR
05/15/2013 Hartwig Bunzendahl, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, GI Surgery UNC School of Medicine
Groin Pain Before and After Hernia Repair
04/24/2013 Thomas C. Ricketts, PhD, MPH
Professor of Health Policy Management & Social Medicine, Managing Director for Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC School of Medicine
Constant Crisis, Constant Reform
04/17/2013 Edward G. Buckley, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology & Professor of Pediatrics, Vice Dean for Medical Education, Duke University School of Medicine
The Future of Medicine: Training the Next Generation of Doctors
04/10/2013 Kate McGinigle, MD
UNC General Surgery Chief Resident
Hyperoxygenation to Prevent Surgical Site Infections
04/03/2013 Hiroshi Sogawa, MD, FACS
Director, Transplant Surgery Fellowship Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Intestinal and Multi-Visceral Transplantation
03/27/2013 H. Holden Thorp, PhD
Chancellor, UNC Chapel Hill
Rational Re-Design of Cytochrome P450 Antagonists: Safer Drugs for Prostate Cancer and Anti-Fungal Indications
03/20/2013 Mary Hooks, MD, MBA
Vanderbilt University Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery
Melanoma: Finally Good News!
03/13/2013 Tyler Elkins-Williams, MD
UNC General Surgery Chief Resident
Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery
03/06/2013 Timothy Weiner, MD
UNC Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Care Afghanistan 2012
02/27/2013 Crystal J. Neely, PhD
NC Jaycee Burn Center UNC School of Medicine
Cellular Mechanisms of Immune Dysfunction Following Severe Burn Injury
02/20/2013 Patrick R. Borgen, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Director, Maimonides Breast Cancer Center Brooklyn, NY
Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer 2013: Integrating the ACOSOG Z-0011 Trial
02/13/2013 Emily Fontenot, MD
UNC General Surgery Chief Resident
Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery
02/06/2013 Edward A. Levine, MD
Wake Forest University Chief Surgical Oncology
Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis
01/30/2013 Jack McRae Collins, MD
Department of Health & Human Services
The National Response Framework & Emergency Support Function 8: How Public Health Responders Achieve the Preparedness Goal
01/23/2013 Thomas H. Fischer, PhD
UNC Adjunct Associate Professor
Mechanism For Surface Hemostasis
01/16/2013 Courtney Sommer, MD
UNC General Surgery Chief Resident
Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery
01/09/2013 Karl Holt
Burn Survivor
Thriving: a Personal Story of Surviving Survival
01/02/2013 Canceled


Reza Rahbar, MD

Division of GI Surgery