David Zvara, M.D., Vice President
“Gravity Network can make a difference one person at a time. People will find a new hope, a better pathway to wellbeing.”
Dr. David Zvara is Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of the UNC Faculty Physicians. Dr. Zvara entered healthcare at age 16 working first as an assistant in a hospital based physical therapy unit. He subsequently trained in cardiothoracic anesthesiology specializing in anesthesiology for open heart surgery, heart transplantation and operations on the lung. Throughout his career, Dr. Zvara maintained a high level of community interest volunteering and subsequently leading as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Horizons Residential Care Center, a residential facility for people with severe mental and physical disabilities in Winston Salem, North Carolina. As a physician leader at a large academic medical center, Dr. Zvara has emphasized wellness among patients and providers initiating and supporting numerous programs aimed at bringing care to those in need regardless of station in life or financial need.