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Associate Professor

Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Program


Minimally invasive aortic surgery, endovascular aortic repair, thoracic aneurysms, fenestrated aortic repair, branched aortic repair, aortic transections, aortic dissections, abdominal aortic aneurysms, aortic iliac occlusive disease, carotid artery disease


Endovascular repair of aortic disease. Endovascular surgery, aortic aneurysm, carotid disease, aortic surgery, thoracoabdoominal aortic aneurysms, TAAA, complex Endovascular aortic repair.


  • Aortic Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH   2012-2013
  • Vascular Surgery Residency: University of South Florida Dept. of Vascular Surgery   2007-2012
  • Internship: University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL  2006-2007
  • Research Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Missouri  2003-2005
  • Medical School: University of Buenos Aires, Argentina  1996-2003


  • Vascular Surgery – Board Certified (2013)


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A Fighter All Her Life, Surviving an Unsurvivable Condition | June 2, 2020

Acid reflux. That’s what doctors initially thought Helen Nance was suffering from. Helen shares her intense medical journey from being airlifted to UNC, to being diagnosed with a descending thoracic aortic aneurysm that burst a hole in her esophagus. Read more about Helen’s story.
  • Phone Numbers

    (919) 966-3392 (Office Phone)

  • (919) 966-2898 (Fax)

  • Address

    Division of Vascular Surgery

    3024 Burnett-Womack Building

    Campus Box 7212

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599