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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 19, 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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Dr. Frederick A. Moore

Frederick Moore, M.D., to Receive College of Medicine Faculty Research Award in Clinical Science

Mar 22nd, 2019

The Department of Surgery is excited to share that its very own Frederick Moore, M.D., will be the recipient of this year’s UF College of Medicine Faculty Research Award in […]

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Four Physicians Welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons

Mar 22nd, 2019

The UF Department of Surgery is excited to share the accomplishments of four of its surgeons! Sanda Tan, M.D., Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.,  Christiana Shaw, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., have […]

Damaris Benton

Damaris Benton receives quarterly CSiK Award

Mar 20th, 2019

The UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery is excited to congratulate Damaris Benton, a practice supervisor at the UF Health Surgical Specialists center, was awarded the quarterly Customer Service […]

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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 […]