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Dorothy Hagmajer

Match Day 2023

Join us in welcoming our new trainees! We’re excited to work with these new additions to our UF Department of Surgery.  …

UF Health Shands lung transplant program best in Florida, nationally ranked

The UF Health lung transplant program outcomes establish it as best in Florida, top five across the country, according to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, SRTR. Per the January 2023 data, patients who are admitted to UF Health can expect excellence in key transplant metrics, like survival on the…

High-tech hospitals are using artificial intelligence in patient care.

Doctors at the University of Florida Health Center are using artificial intelligence to help monitor their patients. The findings will help them develop algorithms that will soon provide real-time health care recommendations. NBC News’ Dr. John Torres on the future of technology in healthcare.

Robotic abdominal wall reconstruction saves time, offers smoother recovery

When all else fails, or is less effective, bring in the robots. Robotic abdominal wall reconstruction is a minimally invasive surgery usually performed in patients who have large incisional hernias. But when the sheer size of the hernias renders traditional repair techniques inadequate, even requiring muscle releases to allow for…