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. UF surgeons and scientists conduct research to improve surgical outcomes, advance treatments and expand knowledge about disease processes.

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Surgical Specialties

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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UF Surgery News

Living With Gastroparesis

Category: Patient story

When Melanie Dickens was 10 years old, she fell off a pair of stilts and injured her left leg. The injury triggered complex regional pain syndrome…

gastroparesis individual with people

Ryan Thomas’, MD, Research Accepted by Nature

Category: News & Announcements

Ryan Thomas’, MD, research has been accepted for publication in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, a peer-reviewed medical journal. The…

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Woodward Society Hosts Copeland Dinner in San…

Category: News & Announcements

This year’s Woodward Society Copeland Dinner had an outstanding turnout of nearly 70 attendees! The University of Florida Department of Surgery…

Woodward Society members at the Copeland Dinner