Dr. Ron Falk welcomes two UNC transplant experts, Dr. David Gerber and Dr. Skip Hayashi, to discuss liver transplant in the third episode of the podcast series, “Understanding Organ Transplant.” They talk about cirrhosis, the MELD score and how it is used, recovery, and more related topics. Dr. David Gerber is a Professor of Surgery … Continued
In this first episode of the podcast series, “Understanding Organ Transplant,” Dr. Ron Falk welcomes two UNC transplant experts to discuss kidney transplant; they cover topics including benefits of an early transplant, living versus deceased donor organs, preparation and recovery from surgery, and more related topics. Dr. Alex Toledo is an Associate Professor of Surgery … Continued
The Gift of Transplant David Gerber first witnessed the gift of transplant as a medical student. Today, as chief of abdominal transplant surgery at UNC Hospitals he performs transplant surgeries for patients and as a Lt. Col. in the Air Force Reserves serves as a valuable resource of transplant services for military families. by Zach … Continued
The UNC Division of Abdominal Transplant welcomes its new Transplant Fellow, Philip Pepple, MD. Dr. Pepple will serve as Fellow from 2013-2015. He may be reached at Philip_Pepple@med.unc.edu
The Jason Ray Foundation will be having their 2nd Annual Ray of Hope Brunch on April 28th from 11:30am to 2pm at The Carolina Club in Chapel Hill. In addition to brunch there will be a silent and live auction. Tickets are $50 each and sponsorships are available. All proceeds will benefit families of transplant … Continued
In 2012, we performed the most Kidney transplant surgeries in the history of the program! (90 Kidney transplants, 1 pancreas transplant, and 2 kidney pancreas transplants) AND we also performed the MOST living donor surgeries in one calendar year (36).
UNC’s Comprehensive Transplant’s 40th anniversary celebration
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