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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an educational and research institution. The faculty, residents, fellows and medical students of the Division of Acute Care and Trauma Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UNC provide the highest level of clinical patient care through the UNC Health Care system including UNC Medical Center, UNC Children’s Hospital, as well as other affiliated Hospitals. Our faculty are contributing to the advancement of patient care through discovery science, education, ethics, global surgery and health services research, so UNC will be at the forefront of surgical innovation and clinical care excellence.

Patient Care

Our Division cares for trauma patients with multiple injuries and staffs the Surgical Intensive Care Units. We perform a breadth of general surgical procedures including simple and complex hernia repairs, gallbladder surgery, colon surgery, and general abdominal surgeries. In addition, the division cares for the majority of patients in the UNC Health-Care System who present with acute surgical emergencies

Being diagnosed with a medical condition that may require surgery can be stressful, and even frightening for many people. We strive to make sure you receive excellent care from a compassionate, qualified surgeon, someone who has your best interest at heart and can help bring you peace of mind during your medical journey. Our team of specialists work together across multiple disciplines to create a comprehensive care unit including highly trained physicians, nurses, staff and more so we can meet all of your needs. We always tailor the care you receive to your personal health needs and have an unwavering commitment to exceptional patient care for adults and children in North Carolina.