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.


12/30/2015 No Grand Rounds
12/23/2015 Christmas Break
12/16/2015 Eric Toschlog, MD
Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery at Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Acute Care Surgery: Fad or Future?
12/9/2015 Kirk Caddell, MD
General Surgery ResidentChris Tignanelli, MD
General Surgery Resident
Controlled Trial of Operative Rib Fixation in Traumatic Flail Chest

CRASH-2: Tranexamic Acid and Trauma Patients

12/2/2015 Timothy Farrell, MD
Division of GI Surgery
Stress, Burnout, Coping: Starting the Conversation
11/25/2015 Thanksgiving Break
11/18/2015 C. Scott Hultman, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery
Do You Have A Talent Strategy? Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining the Best Talent in Academic Plastic Surgery
11/11/2015 Kevin Chang, MD
General Surgery ResidentAshish Jain, MD
General Surgery Resident
Cell-Free DNA: An Upcoming Biomarker in Transplantation

The Prognostic Utility of Decreased Donor Implantation Biopsy in Determining Function and Graft Survival after Kidney Transplantation

11/4/2015 Michael Meyers, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
The Evolution of GME and Upcoming Changes in Surgery
10/28/2015 Robert Watson, MD
Division of Abdominal Transplant
3D Printing Anatomy (NOT Physiology)
10/21/2015 Jason Long, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Update in Thoracic Surgery: Impact of Lung Cancer Screening
10/14/2015 Aimee Kim, MD
General Surgery ResidentMichael Phillips, MD
General Surgery Resident
A Randomized Trial of Prenatal versus Postnatal Repair of Myelomeningocele

Outcomes in the Physiologically most Severe Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Patients: Whom should we treat?

10/7/2015 No Grand Rounds
9/30/2015 James E. Manning, MD
Departments of Emergency Medicine and Surgery
Endovascular and Extracorporeal Resuscitation in Trauma: REBOA, SAAP, ECMO, and EPR
9/23/2015 Joint Anesthesia and Department of Surgery Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
9/16/2015 Anthony A. Meyer, MD
Chair of Department of Surgery
Conflict of Interest
9/9/2015 Anna Johnson, MD
General Surgery ResidentMegan Quintana, MD
General Surgery Resident
Breast Cancer: A Consensus Guideline on Margins for Breast Conservation Therapy
9/2/2015 HJ Kim, MD
Division of Surgical OncologyLavinia Kolarczyk, MD
Department of AnesthesiologyRobert Isaak, DO
Department of Anesthesiology
Enchanced Recovery- Multi-Institutional Panel
8/26/2015 Joint Anesthesia and Department of Surgery Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
8/19/2015 Raghu Vallabhaneni, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery
Modern Management of Type B Dissections
8/12/2015 Kirk Caddell, MD
General Surgery ResidentAimee Kim, MD
General Surgery Resident
Antibiotic Therapy vs Appendectomy for Treatment of Uncomplicated Appendicitis

Trial and Short Course Antimicrobial Therapy for Inttraabdominal Infection

8/5/2015 Jennifer Nelson, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
From Open Drop Ether to Early Extubation: A Historical Perspective on Congenital Heart Surgery and Anesthesia
7/29/2015 James Hwang, MD
NC Jaycee Burn Center
Advances in Burn Care
7/22/2015 Zhen Gu, PhD
Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at UNC and NC State University
Small and Smart Drug Delivery
7/15/2015 Mark Kaplan, MD
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Pitfalls in the Management of the Open Abdomen
7/8/2015 Elizabeth Dreesen, MD
Division of General and Acute Care SurgeryMichael Phillips, MD
General Surgery Residents
Epic Updates
7/1/2015 No Grand Rounds
6/24/2015 The Burn Lab Defining the Immune Response after Inhalational or Combined Radiation Burn Injuries
6/17/2015 David Ollila, MD
Division of Surgical OncologyKaryn Stitzenberg, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
Melanoma: Therapeutic Progress…. Finally!!


Patterns of Readmission after Major Cancer Surgery

6/10/2015 Anthony Meyer, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Awards Presentation
6/3/2015 William Adamson, MD
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Evolution of a Surgical Specialty: The Future of Pediatric Surgery
5/27/2015 Benham Pourdeyheni, MD
Associate Dean for Industry Research and Extension at North Carolina State University
Research Presentation
5/20/2015 Ashish Jain, MD
General Surgery ResidentScott Moore, MD
General Surgery Resident
The Role of Albumin in Severe Sepsis

Life in the Balance: Does the Type of Crystalloid Matter When Resuscitating Septic Patients?

5/13/2015 Paul T. Frantz, MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Services at Carilion Roanoake Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Va.
Challenges, Complexities, and Compromises: Welcome to the New World
5/6/2015 Bill Marston, MD
Division of Vascular Surgery
Chronic Deep Venous Disease: Magnitude of the Problem and Emerging Therapeutic Options
4/29/2015 Colonel Andrew Landers
Commander for Joint Special Operations Medical Training (JSOMTC)
Special Operations Medicine
4/22/2015 Kristen Sell, MD
Surgery ResidentEva Waller, MD
Anesthesiology Resident
Joint Anasthesia and Department of Surgery Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
4/15/2015 Mock Orals
4/8/2015 Nichole Chaumont, MD
UNC School of MedicineRaeshell Sweeting, MD
General Surgery Resident
Timing of Surgery and Chemo for Colorectal Cancer

KRAS/EGFR in Colorectal Cancer


4/1/2015 David Gerber, MD
Director of Abdominal Transplantation
“Regenerative Medicine: Today’s Science- Tomorrow’s Patient”
3/25/2015 Cary Levine, PhD
Associate Professor of Contemporary Art
The Art of Surgery: Thomas Eakins and the Birth of Modern Medicine
3/18/2015 Director Lisa Terry
UNC Hospital PoliceLt. Derrick Potash
UNC Hospital Police
“Shots Fired”- Active Shooter Response in Health Care Environment
3/11/2015 Michael Phillips, MD
General Surgery ResidentChris Tignanelli, MD
General Surgery Resident
Inhalation Injury
3/4/2015 Kristalyn Gallagher, DO
Division of Surgical OncologyLawrence Kim, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
Axillary Reverse Mapping: Reducing the Incidence of Lymphedema after Axillary Surgery

Summary and Update on Recent Publications in Thyroid Disease

2/25/2015 Research Presentation
2/18/2015 Dominika James, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
The Benefits and Pitfalls of Perioperative Neuraxial Analgesia
2/11/2015 Sumayah Hargette, MD
General Surgery ResidentLaura Boschini, MD
General Surgery Resident
Paraesophageal Hernias
2/4/2015 Cindy Wu, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery
Autologous Fat Grafting in Breast and Burn Reconstruction
1/28/2015 Chris Tignanelli, MD
General Surgery ResidentSumayah Hargette, MD
General Surgery ResidentRyan Bialas, MD, MPH
Anesthesiology Resident
Joint Anesthesia and Department of Surgery Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
1/21/2015 David Weber, MD, MPH
UNC Hospitals EpiedmiologyDeverick Anderson, MD, MPH
Duke Hospitals Epidemiology
Prevention of Surgical Site Infections
1/14/2015 Haitao Wen, PhD
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nrf2-mediated Pentose Phosphate Pathway Activity Promotes Macrophage Inflammasome Activation and Bacterial Killing in Microbial Sepsis
1/7/2015 William Adamson, MD
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Current Evidence-Based Management of Pediatric Appenditicitis


Reza Rahbar, MD

Division of GI Surgery