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Trauma and Tattoos: Tampa Bay-area man survives devastating motorcycle wreck1
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital recognized in nine medical specialties2
Read the Spring 2016 Issue of The Stitch3
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:
- General Surgery (GI, Cancer, Trauma and Burn)
- Pediatric Surgery
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
- Transplant Surgery
- Vascular Surgery
Support the Department
More than ever, philanthropy is critical to our future. Private support has become an essential ingredient to achieving excellence in academic medicine through research, medical education and patient care. Giving to the University of Florida Department of Surgery is a meaningful way to contribute to the advancement of medicine, which will benefit generations to come. Your gifts will support the work of dedicated physicians who will, in turn, care for thousands of patients and families. Find out more about how you can help.
Jun 27th, 2016
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Jun 15th, 2016
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Jun 7th, 2016
Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali died of septic shock “due to unspecified natural causes,” a family spokesperson told reporters on Saturday.
May 13th, 2016
UF Health researchers have found that blocking a certain protein in the blood with medication could help protect premature infants from sepsis, a common and sometimes deadly infection, according to […]