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UF Health Cancer Center named Center of Excellence by health department, governor’s office

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health have recognized the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, with locations in Gainesville and Orlando, as a state-designated Cancer Center of […]

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Welcome to the Department of Surgery

University of Florida surgeons provide comprehensive surgical care, offering advanced surgical techniques and a wide-range of minimally invasive and endovascular procedures. Caring for patients at Shands at UF, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and Shands' outpatient surgery centers, UF surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary health-care team who collaborate to offer individualized patient care and the latest therapies. UF surgeons and scientists conduct research to improve surgical outcomes, advance treatments and expand knowledge about disease processes. They also train the surgical leaders of tomorrow.

Surgeons in the UF Department of Surgery specialize in:

Other UF surgical care: Neurosurgery, Urology, Gynecology, Orthopaedics

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Four new surgeons join the UF department of surgery

Four new surgeons join the UF department of surgery

Jan 27th, 2016

Jessica Cioffi, MD, is an assistant professor in the division of general surgery at the UF College of Medicine. She specializes in pancreatic, biliary and liver surgery. Dr. Cioffi earned […]

Mom’s plea for son’s kidney transplant goes viral and raises awareness about process

Mom’s plea for son’s kidney transplant goes viral and raises awareness about process

Dec 11th, 2015

Kenneth Andreoni, MD, surgical director for kidney and pancreas transplants at UF Health, performed a kidney transplant on Johnathan Rye just one week after his mom posted a photo on […]

A passion for surgery: Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H.

A passion for surgery: Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H.

Dec 10th, 2015

For some, the annual eighth-grade frog dissection is a source of anxiety, squeamishness and lengthy permission slips. For Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H., it was a moment of revelation.

UF surgeons and graduates initiated as fellows in the American College of Surgeons

UF surgeons and graduates initiated as fellows in the American College of Surgeons

Nov 3rd, 2015

Five UF surgeons and three graduates of UF’s surgical residency program were initiated in October as fellows in the American College of Surgeons. The convocation took place in Chicago, the […]