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Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

April 19, 2019 marked the 15th Annual UF Department of Surgery Research Day! This day is held as an annual celebration of scientific advancements and achievements by UF Health surgeons, […]

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Woodward Society Spring Meeting 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the UF Department of Surgery’s Woodward Society Spring Meeting! We had a fantastic day of presentations and networking with fellow surgeons from […]

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Fall 2018 Stitch Now Available

Meet our newest faculty members, hear stories from a pediatric lung transplant patient and breast cancer and reconstructive patient and get to know one of our general surgery interns through […]

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Welcome to the Department of Surgery

Surgical handsUniversity 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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UF Department of Surgery Moves Up in Clerkship Rankings

Aug 28th, 2019

The University of Florida’s department of surgery has moved up to fourth out of seventh place among clerkship rotations with regards to clinical experience and third out of seventh place […]

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Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Aug 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., who has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR. The award supports Dr. Riner’s attendance […]

Attention UF Health patients with BIOCELL® textured implants:

Aug 6th, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Allergan voluntarily recalled unused BIOCELL® textured breast implant products. The recall is only for implants that have not been used in patients. At this time, the […]

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Back on the saddle

Aug 5th, 2019

After recovering from a mastectomy, Lisa Alexander sought out UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center problem-solver, Bruce Mast, MD, FACS, to get back on the saddle.