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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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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 […]

ECMO

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.

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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

Support the Department

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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Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Nov 6th, 2018

Bonnie Green’s journey through breast cancer was mitigated by the support and expertise she received from UF Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Mark Leyngold and UF Health breast cancer […]

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Oct 26th, 2018

The University of Florida department of surgery has been awarded a grant of products worth more than $364,000 by Ethicon, a manufacturer of surgical devices. The products, including a variety […]

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Oct 26th, 2018

The following Department of Surgery faculty members have been recognized by the University of Florida as 2018 Exemplary Teachers: Jessica Cioffi, MD – assistant professor, division of surgical oncology Thomas […]

Genetic Counselor Joins UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Genetic Counselor Joins UF Health Aortic Disease Center

Oct 25th, 2018

The UF Department of Surgery welcomes Jill Hendrickson as the UF Health Aortic Disease Center’s genetic counselor. She will work alongside Dr. Tomas Martin, director of the Center, and help create […]

Surgery Grand Rounds

Dec21

NO Surgery Grand Rounds

From 7:15am until 8:00am

Dec28

NO Surgery Grand Rounds

From 7:15am until 8:00am