Dr. Nirmal Kumar Veeramachaneni MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Nirmal Veeramachaneni is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 7 doctors at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

University of North Carolina Hospitals
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Washington University
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2006

Washington University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2006 - 2008

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

TN State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Rapid on-site pathologic evaluation does not increase the efficacy of endobronchial ultrasonographic biopsy for mediastinal staging.
Joseph, M.,Jones, T.,Lutterbie, Y.,Maygarden, S. J.,Feins, R. H.,Haithcock, B. E.,Veeramachaneni, N. K.

Management of Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by Thoracic Surgeons in North America.
Veeramachaneni, N. K., Feins, R. H., Stephenson, B. J., Edwards, L. J., Fernandez, F. G.

Differential pathogenesis of lung adenocarcinoma subtypes involving sequence mutations, copy number, chromosomal instability, and methylation.
Wilkerson, M. D., Yin, X., Walter, V., Zhao, N., Cabanski, C. R., Hayward, M. C., Miller, C. R., Socinski, M. A., Parsons, A. M., Thorne, L. B., Haithcock, B. E., Veeramachaneni, N. K., Funkhouser, W. K., Randell, S. H., Bernard, P. S., Perou, C. M., Hayes, D. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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