Eldad Hadar, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Professor and Residency Program Director; Section Chief, Functional Neurosurgery

UNC Health Provider

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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
1350 Raleigh Road
Second Floor
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible


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

About the Provider


  • Neurosurgery


  • Brain and Pituitary Tumors
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Spinal Surgery

Provider Details

Type: Clinician, Researcher
Gender: Male

About Eldad Hadar, MD

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Hospitals


  • English

Medical School

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1987 - 1991


  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1994 - 1999
  • Area: Neurological Surgery


  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1999 - 2001
  • Area: Epilepsy Surgery, Stereotactic and Funtional Neurosurgery

Internship and Residency

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1991 - 1993
  • Area: General Surgery

Additional Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1983 - 1986
  • Area: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology


  • Neurological Surgery, Board Certified, 2003
Functional neurosurgery including the surgical treatment of adult epilepsy and the surgical treatment of movement disorders, minimally-invasive spine surgery, complex spine surgery, and spinal reconstruction
Functional and epilepsy (deep brain stimulation, epilepsy surgery); cranial (tumors, aneurysms, chiari, vascular malformation); spinal (tumors, vascular lesions, degenerative spine, metastatic lesions); peripheral nerve (decompression ulnar, carpal tunnel)

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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