Brian Sindelar, MD

Associate Professor

UNC Health Provider

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Specialties

Neurosurgery
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM 7:30 AM - 4:30 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Accepting New Patients

Location Information

UNC Hospitals Spine Center and Neurosurgery Clinic (Neurosurgery)
1350 Raleigh Road
Second Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
US
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible
Phone:
Fax:
(984) 974-6740

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Subspecialties

  • Brain and Pituitary Tumors
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Trauma

Provider Details

Type: Clinician
Gender: Male

About Brian Sindelar, MD

I am a board-certified neurosurgeon currently serving on active duty under the established military-civilian partnership between the United States Army and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My academic interests include cranial/spine neurotrauma along with pathologies of the skull base. This has led to numerous publications that have been both locally and nationally recognized by the Florida Neurosurgical Society, the National I...
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon currently serving on active duty under the established military-civilian partnership between the United States Army and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My academic interests include cranial/spine neurotrauma along with pathologies of the skull base. This has led to numerous publications that have been both locally and nationally recognized by the Florida Neurosurgical Society, the National Injury Prevention Foundation, the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. My military career began in 2012. My most notable duty station was at Tripler Army Medical Center where I became the Chief of Neurosurgery, Section Chief of Skull Base Neurosurgery, and the Neurosurgery Trauma Liaison. I have been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Armed Forces Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. As the treatment of neurosurgical diseases can be frightening at times for the patient, I will not only bring surgical expertise, I will also provide genuine compassion and empathy to my patients and their family members. I look forward to the privilege of managing your care.

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Hospitals

Languages

  • English

Medical School

  • University of Illinois

Residency

  • University of Florida
  • Area: Neurosurgery

Fellowship

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Area: Open/Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

Bachelor of Science

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Area: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified, 2021
Cranial/spine neurotrauma, pathologies of the skull base

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
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