Three UF department of surgery faculty promoted

Three faculty members at the UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery have received promotions.

Steven Hughes, MD, chief of the division of general surgery and vice chair for the department of surgery, was promoted to professor. His clinical expertise is minimally invasive approaches to hepato-pancreato-biliary diseases including the performance of laparoscopic radical pancreatoduodenectomy (Whipple’s procedure).

Christiana Shaw, MD, MS, division of general surgery/GI, oncologic and endocrine surgery, was promoted from assistant professor to clinical associate professor. Her expertise includes surgical solutions for cancers of the adrenal, thyroid and parathyroid glands, as well as sarcomas, melanomas, and breast cancer.

Adam Beck, MD, division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, was promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure. His expertise is in endovascular treatment of complex diseases of the aorta