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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 […]


Research Day 2019: Now Accepting Abstract and Grant Submissions

The UF Department of Surgery will host Research Day 2019 on April 4, 2019 at the Harrell Medical Education Building…

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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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SCCM Wants to See Your #BlueICU this May!

Mar 18th, 2019

May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM), and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) at the University of Florida College of Medicine wants to celebrate by […]

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UF Department of Surgery Honored at 19th Annual Society of Teaching Scholars

Mar 15th, 2019

On March 13, the The Society of Teaching Scholars held the 19th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education. The UF Department of Surgery is proud to have had been […]


UF Earns Prestigious 3 Stars for 2018 VQI Participation Awards

Mar 15th, 2019

The UF Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy is pleased to announce its outstanding score in the 2018 VQI Participation Awards. The Vascular Quality Initiative, or VQI, is a […]

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UF Health performed Florida-record 70 lung transplants in 2018, maintaining excellent patient outcomes

Mar 6th, 2019

UF Health’s stature as one of the nation’s leading lung transplant centers continued to grow in 2018 as its surgeons and supporting personnel performed a Florida-record 70 transplants, surpassing the […]