Robin Thomas was the first patient at UF Health to receive a pair of lungs placed on the XVIVO system.

General surgery resident receives research grant from the American Lung Association

David Hall, M.D., a fifth-year general surgery resident in the University of Florida College of Medicine, has received a grant through the American Lung Association for research that could significantly […]

Trauma and Tattoos: Tampa Bay-area man survives devastating motorcycle wreck

Kevin Moore’s colorful tattoos serve as a reminder of his motorcycle accident and the care team at University of Florida Health who saved his life.

Grant will help researchers create a better test for pancreatic cancer

Up to one-third of pancreatic cancer cases go undiagnosed through standard means of testing.

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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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Sacred Heart Health System collaborates with UF Health ShandsCair for patient transportation

Sacred Heart Health System collaborates with UF Health ShandsCair for patient transportation

Aug 18th, 2017

Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola has finalized an agreement with UF Health ShandsCair to provide air and ground transportation for critically ill neonatal and pediatric patients.

Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance renews Florida Pancreas Collaborative funding

Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance renews Florida Pancreas Collaborative funding

Aug 1st, 2017

The Florida Academic Cancer Center Alliance has renewed funding for the Florida Pancreas Collaborative, an initiative of the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in […]

Martin Rosenthal, M.D., joins division of acute care surgery

Aug 1st, 2017

Martin Rosenthal, M.D., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of acute care surgery. Rosenthal earned his medical degree from Mercer […]

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, selected for NIH appointment

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, selected for NIH appointment

Jul 7th, 2017

Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, an associate professor of surgery and anesthesiology in the University of Florida College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Surgery, Anesthesiology and Trauma Study […]