A closer look: UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals

On Dec. 10, the doors to the UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals will open for patients. The new hospitals consolidate focused care in one building.

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 […]

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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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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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Medicare approval opens door for more adult kidney transplants in Pensacola region

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Aug 30th, 2017

The kidney transplant program at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, a collaboration with University of Florida Health, has received Medicare approval.

Michael J. Walters, M.D., joins division of acute care surgery

Aug 29th, 2017

Michael J. Walters, MD, has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of acute care surgery. Walters earned his medical degree from […]

UF researchers hope clinical trial will lead to new sepsis treatment

UF researchers hope clinical trial will lead to new sepsis treatment

Aug 22nd, 2017

University of Florida researchers are part of a nationwide clinical trial to evaluate whether an anti-cancer medication can be effective against sepsis and septic shock.

Dean J. Arnaoutakis, M.D., M.B.A., joins division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy

Dean J. Arnaoutakis, M.D., M.B.A., joins division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy

Aug 21st, 2017

Dean J. Arnaoutakis, M.D., M.B.A., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. Arnaoutakis earned his […]