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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care Surgery Shawn Larson, Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery Janice Taylor, Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Surgery Jose Trevino,…

Accolades and presentations recognized at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock

UF Department of Surgery residents Michael Cox, M.D., Russell Hawkins, M.D. and McKenzie Hollen were each recipients of the Travel Award, which is granted to presenters with high-ranking abstracts. Awards were presented by the Shock Society at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock which took place June 8 to…

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Tyler Loftus, MD Fifth-Year Surgery Resident Q: When and how did you first decide you wanted to be a doctor? A: I decided I wanted to be a doctor when I was in high school. My parents are both chiropractors, and I was between chiropractic school and medical school.

Philip Efron, M.D., Accepted into the Southern Surgical Association

Philip Efron, M.D., medical director of UF Health Shands Hospital’s surgical intensive care units and respiratory therapy, has been accepted into the Southern Surgical Association. This prestigious fellowship of more than 700 accomplished surgeons is held in high esteem by professionals on a global scale. The success of…

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

The following Department of Surgery faculty members have been recognized by the University of Florida as 2018 Exemplary Teachers: Jessica Cioffi, MD – assistant professor, division of surgical oncology Thomas Huber, MD, PhD – professor and chief, division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy Alicia…

TV 20 Medical Spotlight: Danger of sepsis in hospitals

Alicia Mohr, M.D., FACS, FCC, an associate professor in the division of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine, talks about the dangers of sepsis and what can be done to address this life-threatening illness.