Pavel Mazirka, MD


Name, MD/DO + any additional degrees: Pavel Mazirka, MD

College/University: SUNY Stony Brook

Medical School:  SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine

Hometown:  Long Island, NY

Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery, education.

What were you looking for in a residency program? ​A balanced academic and clinical experience.  Camaraderie.

What are the strengths of the UF program?  Faculty support, research opportunities, high volume of complex cases, resident decision-making autonomy, camaraderie, matching residents into competitive fellowships.

What do you like best about living in Gainesville?  A college town that everyday feels more like a city. Ample activity, dining and nightlife options. Warm weather. College football and department tailgates. Many local parks, trails and springs. The cost of living that is compatible with resident salary. A short drive to a beach or a major city (Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville).

List of hobbies/interests:  Gym, running, hiking, ice hockey, traveling, going to concerts/festivals, gaming, PC building, DIY projects.