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The UF department of surgery provides comprehensive surgical services in a tertiary care setting. Supported by a team of nurses and technicians, UF surgeons average nearly 11,000 operations each year at UF Health Shands facilities in Gainesville, Florida.

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Diversity and Inclusion

As surgeons, our chosen profession has the power to affect the balance of life and death every day.

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UF Surgery News

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital is ranked…

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital continued its remarkable run as one of the Southeast’s premier pediatric medical centers…

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In a medical field like critical care, where time can mean life or death, a sepsis diagnosis is like the final buzzer. Each year, according to…

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Nature Communications study lays groundwork for…

Nestled in the wall of the body’s largest blood vessel is a ticking time bomb. If you’re one of the one in 1,000 people diagnosed with an…

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Caring for patients at UF Health, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and UF Health’s outpatient surgery centers, UF surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary health-care team who collaborate to offer individualized patient care and the latest therapies. They also train the surgical leaders of tomorrow.

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