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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Honoring Our Veterans

Nov 21st, 2019

This Veterans Day, I’m honoring … Bruce Bryant, Security officer for UF Health Shands Security, honors his daughter for her military service.  Bruce Bryant is a veteran and was on active duty […]

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., Recognized as 2020 Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery

Nov 5th, 2019

UF Health’s Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., was recently awarded 2020 Rising Stars in Transplantation Surgery Award. This honor is awarded by the American Society of Transplant surgeons, and recognizes individuals […]

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., and Patrick Underwood, M.D., to Serve on Association for Academic Surgery Committees

Oct 30th, 2019

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., and Patrick Underwood, M.D., were both elected to serve on committees for the Association for Academic Surgery. Dr. Zarrinpar will serve on the basic and translational […]

Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery

Phillip A. Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, Accepts Position as Associate Editor of Critical Care Explorations

Oct 10th, 2019

Phillip A. Efron, M.D. FACS, FCCM, a professor of surgery and anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and medical director for the UF Health Shands Hospital surgical […]