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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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