• Resident receives Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award

    Dr. Brittany Williams received a Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award at the 2019 UNC School of Medicine’s Whitehead Lecture and Awards ceremony on August 7.

  • Yemi Ogunleye, MD

    Meet Our New Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Adeyemi “Yemi” Ogunleye, MD

    Adeyemi Ogunleye, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor, in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, his aspirations and goals while at UNC Surgery, and the advice he would share with his younger self.

  • Dr. Mark Farber

    First Patient Receives Surgery in UNC-Led International Pivotal Trial for Repair of Thoracoabdominal and Pararenal Aortic Aneurysms

    Mark Farber, MD, chief of vascular surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, is the national principal investigator for the study and performed the trial’s first implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis, an investigational device, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Textured breast implants


    In response to updated safety information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Allergan has Voluntarily Recalled BIOCELL® Textured Breast Implants and Tissue Expanders

  • Meet the Newest Member of the UNC Surgery Faculty, Paula Strassle, Ph.D., M.S.P.H, Assistant Professor

    Paula Strassle, Ph.D., M.S.P.H joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming an anthropologist, the events that inspired her to become an epidemiologist, and the goals she has for herself as a faculty member at UNC.

  • Mia Klein, MD, Wins First Place

    Mia Klein, MD, 4th-year Surgical Resident, won first place for the North Carolina chapter of the American College of Surgeons as well as best trauma presentation overall. The conference was held at Pinehurst on July 19th. The name of her presentation was “Development of Optimized Tissue Factor-Targeted Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers to Slow Non-compressible Torso Hemorrhage”. Cong … Continued

  • Dr. Melina Kibbe UNC Surgery

    JAMA Surgery #1 surgery journal in the world with Dr. Melina Kibbe as Editor-in-Chief

    JAMA Surgery journal receives a record high impact factor of 10.668 making it the #1 surgery journal in the world and the distinction of being the 1st surgery journal to achieve a double-digit impact factor. JAMA Surgery recently announced that its impact factor rose significantly from 8.5 to 10.688 making it the highest ranked surgery journal in the world, as well as the first s … Continued

  • Drs. Bruce Cairns and Anthony Charles Receive NIH T32 award

    Please join us in congratulating Drs. Bruce Cairns and Anthony Charles for receiving NIH T32 award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for the project entitled, “Trauma Research Fellowship”, in the amount of $925,399 from 7/1/2019 to 6/30/2024. The award they received will provide for 3 fellows in Yr1 and 2 per year for Yr2 to Yr5. This award will support the … Continued