Josh Pickering

‘Help a Hero’

Josh Pickering, a U.S. Navy veteran and senior biochemistry major at the University of Florida has been awarded a Fall 2017 “Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship” by the Veterans […]

UF researchers link sepsis to poor long-term outcomes in ‘aged’ patients

Specifically, these patients can progress to a condition marked by chronic inflammation and muscle wasting, known as persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome, or PICS.

UF surgery resident goes Hollywood as medical consultant for ‘Grey’s Anatomy’

David Hall, M.D., a fifth-year UF College of Medicine general surgery resident, served as a medical consultant for the popular ABC drama.

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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

Support the Department

make-a-giftMore 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.

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Halifax Health, University of Florida Health partner on kidney transplant program

Oct 9th, 2017

Halifax Health and University of Florida Health joined efforts to enhance Halifax Health Medical Center’s nine-year-old kidney transplant program.

TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Sep 28th, 2017

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can […]

Timely treatment of lesions that may cause anal cancer can cut risk, mortality by 80 percent, UF study shows

Sep 26th, 2017

A study led by a University of Florida researcher offers recommendations for treating the lesions in a high-risk group that could lower patients’ risk of developing anal cancer by 80 […]