Staff Category: Providers

Dr. Kirk Faust

Dr. Faust has practiced in Raleigh, NC for more than twenty- seven years. His practice is devoted to endocrine surgery. He introduced the techniques of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, intra-operative PTH monitoring, endoscopic thyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy to Wake county. Dr. Faust was born in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated summa cum laude from the University of …Read More »

Dr. Kirk Faust

Dr. Faust has practiced in Raleigh, NC for more than twenty- seven years. His practice is devoted to endocrine surgery. He introduced the techniques of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, intra-operative PTH monitoring, endoscopic thyroidectomy, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy to Wake county.

Dr. Faust was born in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama. He attended medical school on The State Of Alabama Merit Scholarship. He graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Medicine (Birmingham). He trained in surgery at Wake Forest University where he was awarded The Bradshaw Research Fellowship .

Dr. Faust is a member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He performs over 400 thyroid, parathyroid and other endocrine operations a year.

Dr. Faust practices with Rex Surgical Specialist. We are a > 20 person group of general surgeons providing a wide range of surgical services at Rex Hospital in Raleigh NC.

Dr. Paul Park joined Dr. Faust in practice in 2013

Stephanie Niedzwiecki and Linda Smart are Dr. Faust’s and Dr. Park’s nurses and a great resource for their patients .

Dr. Paul Park

Dr. Park grew up in Southern California and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley. He obtained a Master’s degree in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, after which entered medical school at the University of California at Davis. His received his general surgery training at the University of Michigan in …Read More »

Dr. Paul Park

Dr. Park grew up in Southern California and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley. He obtained a Master’s degree in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, after which entered medical school at the University of California at Davis. His received his general surgery training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he stayed for an additional year to complete the Normal W. Thompson Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery. He has previously worked at the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, and is now working with Rex Surgical Specialists in Raleigh, NC.

His practice scope includes the surgical management of malignant and benign disorders of the endocrine system, including thyroid cancer, goiter, reoperative neck surgery, hyperparathyroidism, adrenal cancer, functional adrenal tumors, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and carcinoid tumors. His practice also includes the use of minimally-invasive techniques for neck and abdomen surgery.

Dr. Park is a board certified in general surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, American Thyroid Association, and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Stephanie Niedzwiecki

Stephanie Niedzwiecki is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who has worked with Dr. Faust as a Registered Nurse for over 16 years. Stephanie is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and holds an associate degree in nursing from Wake Technical Community College, a Bachelor Degree in nursing from Jacksonville University, and a Masters degree in nursing …Read More »

Stephanie Niedzwiecki

Stephanie Niedzwiecki is an Adult Nurse Practitioner who has worked with Dr. Faust as a Registered Nurse for over 16 years. Stephanie is a graduate of Jacksonville High School and holds an associate degree in nursing from Wake Technical Community College, a Bachelor Degree in nursing from Jacksonville University, and a Masters degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. She is a member of the North Carolina Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. She is nationally certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner and licensed by the State of North Carolina. She assists in surgery, preop evaluation and post-op care of our patients.

Linda Smart

Linda Smart is a Registered Nurse. She has over 15 years of experience with endocrine patients. Linda is a 1982 graduate of Lenoir Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.  Linda’s goal is for all of Dr. Faust’s patients to receive outstanding care and service.

Linda Smart

Linda Smart is a Registered Nurse. She has over 15 years of experience with endocrine patients. Linda is a 1982 graduate of Lenoir Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.  Linda’s goal is for all of Dr. Faust’s patients to receive outstanding care and service.

Katrina Parker

            Katrina Parker is a Certified Nursing Assistant and an invaluable member of the care team. She performs a wide variety of roles including assiting with thyroid ultrasound, biopsies, and laryngoscopy. Currently, she is pursuing a BS degree in nursing with plans to become a nurse practitioner.

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Katrina Parker is a Certified Nursing Assistant and an invaluable member of the care team. She performs a wide variety of roles including assiting with thyroid ultrasound, biopsies, and laryngoscopy. Currently, she is pursuing a BS degree in nursing with plans to become a nurse practitioner.