Faculty join UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery
Two surgeons have joined the faculty in the University of Florida’s College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.
Alexander L. Ayzengart, MD, MPH, FACS, is an assistant professor in the division of general surgery. He earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor. Ayzengart completed his general surgery residency at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. He completed training in advanced laparoscopic, metabolic and bariatric surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He also served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps. Ayzengart was a staff general surgeon at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Camp Pendleton and a department head of staff, general surgeon, at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka, Japan.
Ayzengart’s clinical interests include bariatric, foregut and hernia surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and the Naffziger Surgical Society. He is also board-certified through the American Board of Surgery.
Joshua Samuel Carson, MD, is an assistant professor in the division of general surgery (acute care surgery). He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College and his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. Carson completed a fellowship in burn surgery and critical care at the University of Texas Medical Branch/Shriner’s Hospital for Children. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of California Los Angeles Health System, as well as a two-year fellowship in surgical research at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New
Carson is a board-certified general surgeon. His clinical interests include all aspects of burn surgery, including acute burn care, pediatric burn care and burn reconstruction surgery. Academically, his focus is on clinical outcomes in burn care, surgical nutrition and burn reconstruction techniques.