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UF Department of Surgery Debuts Progress Report1
UF Health Cancer Center named Center of Excellence by health department, governor’s office2
UF Health Shands Transplant Center testing new device for rehabilitating donated lungs3
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health have recognized the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, with locations in Gainesville and Orlando, as a state-designated Cancer Center of […]
The UF Health Shands Transplant Center is testing a new approach that could improve the viability of many donated lungs, allowing more of them to be used and shortening the […]
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.
Jul 28th, 2015
Teng C. Lee, MD, has joined the UF department of surgery as an assistant professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery as well as co-director for the UF Health Aorta Center. […]
Jul 22nd, 2015
Mark W. Johnson, MD, FACS, has joined the UF department of surgery as a professor in the division of transplantation surgery. Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from Tufts University […]
Jun 11th, 2015
The UF Department of Surgery was well represented at this year’s Shock Society National Meeting, held by the North American/United States Shock Society, a professional organization whose mission is to […]
May 22nd, 2015
R. Stephen Smith, M.D., RDMS, FACS has joined the UF department of surgery as a professor of acute care surgery. Dr. Smith earned his medical degree at the University of […]
Surgery Grand Rounds - Dr. Iraklis Pipinos Presents 'Pathogenesis of the Limb Manifestations and Functional Limitations in Peripheral Artery Disease'
August 26, 2015
Iraklis I. Pipinos, MD, PhD, Visiting Professor...
Surgery Grand Rounds - Dr. Kenneth Andreoni Presents 'Six Month Results of New National Kidney Transplant Allocation Scheme'
August 19, 2015
Kenneth Andreoni, M.D....
August 12, 2015
Catherine K. Chang, MD...
August 5, 2015
Dr. Philip Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM...
July 22, 2015
"How to Give an Effective Scientific/Medical Presentation"...
July 15, 2015
"Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion and the New Era of Lung Transplantation"...