research day 2020 – CANCELLED

In this unprecedented time of social distancing and travel restrictions, the department of surgery has decided to cancel the 16th annual Department of Surgery Research Day. Please note,  we will still accept applications for the Research Career Development Award


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Message from the Chair

As we head into the next decade, it seems appropriate that the Department of Surgery plan for our amazing future.

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr., MD, Edward M. Copeland III and Ann & Ira Horowitz Department Chair of the University of Florida Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery

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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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Our 2020-2021 Incoming Residents

Category: Education

Congratulations to our incoming 2020-2021 residents for the UF Department of Surgery!

Congratulations to our incoming 2020-2021 residents

From Cancer Patient to Survivor: Judy’s Journey

Category: Mark Leyngold

In the mid-1990s, Judith “Judy” Hogan felt a lump on the back of her neck. Judy’s dermatologist at the time diagnosed her with basal cell…

Judy Hogan and her friends crowd around a large ornament for a picture

The Food that Fuels You

Category: bariatric surgery

Many people use the start of the new year as a reminder to get back into their diet and exercise routine, but it’s important that we maintain these…

Young sportswoman making herself a healthy smoothie and slicing fresh fruit in the kitchen.

Surgery Grand Rounds

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Surgery Grand Rounds

  1. Mar 27

  2. Apr 03

  3. Apr 10

  4. Apr 17

  5. Apr 24

  6. May 01