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Research Day 2019 Award Recipients

April 19, 2019 marked the 15th Annual UF Department of Surgery Research Day! This day is held as an annual celebration of scientific advancements and achievements by UF Health surgeons, […]

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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 […]

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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

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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Chris’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

Jul 5th, 2019

After Chris lost his thumb and index finger, Harvey Chim, M.D., and the team at UF Health performed a life-changing operation that would enhance his quality of life…

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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Jul 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care […]

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Kashton’s Story

Jun 20th, 2019

When a fall left Kashton with severe burns, UF Health pediatric surgeons provided the specialized care he needed to get back on his feet…

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UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

Jun 19th, 2019

  UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology…