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UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings1
Trauma and Tattoos: Tampa Bay-area man survives devastating motorcycle wreck2
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital recognized in nine medical specialties3
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.
Aug 24th, 2016
Ahsan Raza, M.D., a fifth-year general surgery resident at the University of Florida College of Medicine, has earned second place in a paper competition organized by the American College of […]
Aug 23rd, 2016
The sound of the ShandsCair helicopter is something Kevin Moore will never forget.
Aug 19th, 2016
Physiology/Pharmacology doctoral candidate Joe Flores-Toro took first place the sixth annual Robert Levitt Institute for learning in retirement (ILR)/UF Aging Research Competition.
Aug 10th, 2016
Two surgeons have joined the faculty in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Alexander L. Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS, is an assistant professor in the division […]
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