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.

UF College of Medicine approves designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

The University of Florida College of Medicine has approved a designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. The center stems from a UF department of surgery-led initiative established in 2014 […]

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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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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 […]

Narendra R. Battula, MBBS, MRCS, M.D., FRCS, joins division of transplantation surgery

Jul 6th, 2017

Narendra R. Battula, MBBS, MRCS, M.D. (research), FRCS, has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of transplantation surgery. He received his […]

Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP, joins division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP, joins division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Jul 6th, 2017

Olusola Oduntan, M.D., FACS, FCCP, has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an associate professor in the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Oduntan completed an advanced […]

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in six medical specialties for 2017-18

Jun 27th, 2017

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital ranks among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals in six medical specialties, according to the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings released today by U.S. […]