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Nikia’s Second Chance

Read the incredible story of the heroic efforts by numerous University of Florida Health teams who saved Nikia, a girl with injuries so severe, the medical experts said, “She shouldn’t […]

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Pediatric and adult ECMO program earns international award

UF Health teams who operate unique machines that help keep patients alive at their most vulnerable moments have been honored with an international award for excellence.

UF Health Lung ICU Opens

UF Health Ramps Up Lung ICU

Lung patients in the region may soon be able to breathe easier, literally. University of Florida Health is ramping up its new thoracic and vascular intensive care unit, which surgeons […]

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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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Harvey W. Chim, MD, selected as 2018 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Young Leaders

Harvey W. Chim, MD, selected as 2018 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Young Leaders

Sep 6th, 2018

Harvey W. Chim, MD, FACS, associate professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the UF College of Medicine, has been chosen as one of the 2018 American […]

Plastic surgeon saves little girl’s leg

Plastic surgeon saves little girl’s leg

Jul 27th, 2018

In the past, severe leg injuries would lead to amputations. However, with new surgical techniques, our board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Harvey Chim, is able to change lives. Learn […]

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Jul 3rd, 2018

The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released new data saying an average of 23% of Americans get enough exercise, that means 77% of us, don’t.