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Surgical Grand Rounds are conducted each Wednesday at 7:15 A.M. in the 4th floor Old Clinic auditorium.


12/21/2016 C. Tyler Ellis
General Surgery Resident
Rectal Cancer and Health Services Research
12/14/2016 C. Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, FACS
Chief, UNC Plastic Surgery
Disruptive vs. Incremental Innovation in Plastic Surgery
12/9/2016 Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS
Chief Medical Office, UW Medicine and Vice President for Medical Affairs at University of Washington
Leadership, Personal Development, and Growth- The Life of An Academic Surgeon
11/30/2016 Jared Gallaher, MD
General Surgery ResidentMansi Shah, MD
General Surgery Resident
Malawi Research

Pulmonary Hypertension in the Slit3 Knockout Mouse Model for CDH

11/23/2016 Thanksgiving Break
11/16/2016 Jonathan Black, MD
General Surgery ResidentMansi Shah, MD
General Surgery Resident
What’s New in Differential Thyroid Cancer?

Surgical Management of Primary Hyperaldosteronism

11/9/2016 Katharine McGinigle, MD MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Vascular Surgery
“To heal use steel? The evolving role of surgery in the management of carotid stenosis”
11/2/2016 Anureet Bajaj, MD, FACS
ASPS Editor-in Chief
Changing the Face of Surgery
11/1/2016 Julie Freischlag, MD, FACS
Dean, School of Medicine at Univeristy of California, Davis
On Strategies and Chances
10/26/2016 Quarterly Faculty Meeting
10/12/2016 Interdisciplinary M&M
10/5/2016 Independent Meeting
9/28/2016 Bruce Cairns, MD
Professor of Surgery at NC Jaycee Burn CenterZhen Gu, MD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering (UNC-NC State)
Stretch-Triggered Drug Delivery
9/21/2016 Loree Kalliainen, MD
Associate Professor at Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Adventures in Practice Evolution
9/14/2016 Rajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery Resident
C. Tyler Ellis, MD
General Surgery Resident
GERD after Lap Heller

Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After the Learning Curve

9/7/2016 Benjamin Calvo, MD
Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology
Robotic Rectal Surgery
8/31/2016 Special Surgery Meeting
8/24/2016 Monika Nanda, MBBS, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Does Anesthetic Technique Affect Long Term Outcomes After Cancer Surgery?
8/17/2016 Lynn Damitz, MD
Clinical Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryLoree Kalliainen, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Selective Denervation for the Treatment of Chronic Pain
8/10/2016 Thaddeus Puzio, MD
General Surgery ResidentAimee Kim, MD
General Surgery Resident
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: Past, Present, and the Future

Value of Surgical Resection in Children with High-Risk Neuroblastoma

8/3/2016 Marco Patti, MD
Professor of Surgery, Division of GI
From the Odyssey to Present Times: Role of Mentoring in the Academic World
7/27/2016 Melina R. Kibbe, MD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Sex Bias in Biomedical Research
7/20/2016 Mark Koruda, MD
Professor of GI SurgeryDavid Weber, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at UNCEmily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, MS
Research Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases
Infection Prevention
7/13/2016 Satish Gopal, MD, MPH
Cancer Program Director
UNC Project-Malawi
Cancer in Malawi: Opportunities for Global Medicosurgical Education
7/6/2016 No Grand Rounds
6/29/2016 Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
6/22/2016 He (Helen) Huang, PhD
Associate Professor at NSCU/UNC, Department of Biomedical Engineering DirectorLoree Kalliainen, MD
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Neural Prosthesis Control based on Targeted Muscle/Skin Reinnervation
6/15/2016 Megan Quintana, MD
General Surgery ResidentJennifer Samples, MD
General Surgery Resident
The Management of Papillary Thyroid Cancer

The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology

6/8/2016 Surgery Awards Presentation
6/1/2016 Joanna Grudziak, MD
General Surgery Resident
Central Line Safety
5/25/2016 Kurt Heiss, MD
Medical Director, Surgical Quality Professor of Surgery at Emory School of Medicine
“Surgeon: Heal Thyself”; Burn Out and Second Victim Syndrome in Surgical Care: An Evolving Quality Metric
5/18/2016 George Sheldon Resident Research Symposium
5/11/2016 Mock Orals
5/4/2016 Michelle Roughton, MD
Division of Plastic Surgery
Pearls and Pitfalls of a New Residency Program Director
4/27/2016 Richard Feins, MD
Medical Director of Perioperative Services at UNC Health Care
Simulation Based Surgical Training: A Pathway to Mastery
4/20/2016 Meredith Duke, MD
Division of GI SurgeryJennifer Nelson, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Bariatric Surgery: The Good, the Bad, and the Readmissions

Geographic Distribution of Live Births with Tetralogy of Fallot in NC 2003-2012

4/13/2016 David M. Levi, MD, FACS
Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery at Carolinas Medical Center on UNC-Charlotte Campus
The History of Surgery for Portal Hypertension- The Central Role of the Department of Surgery at UNC
4/6/2016 Robert C. Shamberger, MD
Chief, Department of Surgery
Advances in Management of Solid Tumors in Infants and Children
3/30/2016 Rajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery ResidentChris Tignanelli, MD
General Surgery Resident
Management of Liver Cancer

Pasireotide for Pancreatic Fistula

3/23/2016 Interdisciplinary M&M Conference
3/16/2016 Tom Ivester, MD
Anthony (Tony) Lindsey, MD
UNC School of MedicineLarry Mandelkehr, MD
UNC Health Care
The Dollars and Sense of Public Reporting Outcome
3/9/2016 Laura Boschini, MD
General Surgery ResidentKevin Chang, MD
General Surgery Resident
Negative Pressure vs. Conventional Dressings on STSG in Burns

Propranolol Attenuates Hemorrhage and Accelerates Wound Healing in Severely Burned Adults

3/2/2016 SFC Ronald Brady

SFC Paul Loos
Special Forces Medics
United States Army

U.S. Special Operations Medics; Shifting Focus to Meet Current and Future Needs

US Army Special Operations Advanced Medical Instructor Training

2/24/2016 David Wayne Overby, MD
Division of GI SurgeryJason Long, MD
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
“Trainee Research: Ideas and Opportunities”

Surgical Innovation and Simulation

2/17/2016 Anthony A. Meyer, MD, PhD
Chair, Department of Surgery
Surgical Care in the Future: Will We Lead the Ascent?
2/10/2016 Ashish Jain, MD
General Surgery ResidentRajat Kumar, MD
General Surgery Resident
Endovascular Repair of Descending Aortic Dissections

Protamine Use in Carotid Endarterectomy

2/3/2016 Thomas Egan, MD
Professor of Surgery in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Recovering Human Lungs After Death for Transplant: Challenges and Opportunities
1/27/2016 Jen Jen Yeh, MD
Division of Surgical Oncology
Goings On
1/20/2016 Ty L. Bullard, MD
Associate Professor, Associate Medical Director at UNC Department of Anesthesiology
Dealing with Intraoperative Awareness
1/13/2016 Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS
Baylor College of Medicine
Serendipity and Symbiosis in the Evolution of Vascular Trauma
1/6/2016 Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH
Associate Chair at UNC Department of Psychiatry
Moving Beyond Burnout to Physician Wellness: How Do We Take Care of Our Own?