• Dr. Mark Farber

    Division of Vascular Surgery has a Changing of the Guard

    Dr. Mark Farber is appointed as the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery. It is with great pleasure that UNC Surgery announces the appointment of Dr. Mark Farber as the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery effective November 1, 2018.  Dr. Farber currently serves as the Program Director for the vascular surgery residency program, a role he has held since 2008.  He also s … Continued

  • AWS 2018 Team Photo

    Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Hold Inaugural Southeast Exchange Conference

    The UNC and Duke Chapters of the Association of Women Surgeons held the inaugural Southeast Exchange Conference on September 22, 2018, at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. The conference included a series of workshops and panels on topics aligned with the theme, “Breaking Down Barriers, Building Each Other Up.”   Dr. Melina Kibbe, Chair of the Department of Surgery at U … Continued

  • Dr. Samuel W. Jones, MD, FACS

    Samuel Jones, MD, to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

    UNC Greensboro (UNCG), the Triad’s largest state university, announced that Dr. Samuel Jones (’93 MA) has been selected to receive the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award. Jones came to UNCG as a graduate student in the master’s program in Biology after completing his bachelor’s degree at Guilford College. At UNCG, he worked with Dr. Robe … Continued

  • Melina Kibbe, MD

    Focus Carolina Interviews Melina Kibbe, MD

    Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was recently interviewed by Focus Carolina. She discussed the events in her life that led her to become a pioneering doctor, her groundbreaking research and her work as a Vascular Surgeon. “I had a very defining moment when I was in ninth grade. I was diagnosed with scoliosis, an … Continued

  • Dr. Melina Kibbe UNC Surgery

    Melina Kibbe, MD, Featured on WUNC’s The State of Things

    Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the department of surgery, spoke to Frank Stacio Monday for an extended interview. In 2016, Melina Kibbe, MD, was the 15th woman in the country to become chair of a department of surgery and the first female chair of the department at The University of Chapel Hill. She is on a mission for sex equity in biomedical research and dedicated to her work in Va … Continued

  • Rebecca Maine, MD

    Rebecca Maine, MD, to Co-Direct Malawi Surgical Initiative

    Rebecca Maine, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery chosen to Co-Direct Malawi Surgical Initiative Rebecca Maine, MD, has been selected to co-direct the Malawi Surgical Initiative. Dr, Maine completed her medical degree at the University of California in San Francisco in 2009, recieved her Masters in Public Health from the Harvard T … Continued

  • Dr. Lauren Raff

    Lauren Raff, MD, Named Associate Adult Trauma Medical Director

    Congratulations to Lauren Raff, MD, for her new appointment in Lauren Raff, MD, has been appointed as the new Adult Associate Trauma Medical Director. Dr. Raff received her medical degree from UNC in 2011 and completed her general surgery residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 2016. She then went on to complete a Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship from … Continued

  • Dr. Luigi Pascarella

    New UNC Surgery Clerkship Appointments

    UNC Department of Surgery announces new appointments for Clerkship Program. We are pleased to announce that Dr. Luigi Pascarella will be assuming the role of Clerkship Director effective October 1, 2018. Dr. Pascarella is an Assistant Professor and clinician educator in the Division of Vascular Surgery.  He currently serves as our MS4 Course Director, is a Faculty Advisor to the … Continued