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Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery

Phillip A. Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, Accepts Position as Associate Editor of Critical Care Explorations

Published: Oct 10th, 2019

Phillip A. Efron, M.D. FACS, FCCM, a professor of surgery and anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine and medical director for the UF Health Shands Hospital surgical […]

Burn unit inpatient room

UF Health Shands Hospital renovates intensive care unit for patients with burns and serious wounds

Published: Jul 26th, 2019

UF Health Shands Hospital will unveil a renovated intensive care unit for adult patients who require care for burns, severe skin disorders or serious wounds and for those requiring specialized […]

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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

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 […]

Travel Award Recipients

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

Published: Jun 12th, 2019

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 […]

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Published: Apr 19th, 2019

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 […]

Alicia Mohr, M.D.

Alicia Mohr, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M., Appointed Acute Care Surgery Division Chief in UF Department of Surgery

Published: Apr 5th, 2019

Alicia Mohr, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M., has been appointed the division chief of acute care surgery in the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery. She becomes the first woman to […]

Dr. Frederick A. Moore

Frederick Moore, M.D., to Receive College of Medicine Faculty Research Award in Clinical Science

Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

The UF Department of Surgery is excited to share that its very own Frederick Moore, M.D., will be the recipient of this year’s UF College of Medicine Faculty Research Award […]

Philip A. Efron, MD, FACS, FCCM, Associate Professor, Acute Care Surgery

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

Published: Jan 25th, 2019

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 […]

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Five Department of Surgery Faculty Recognized as Exemplary Teachers

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

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 […]

UF researchers link sepsis to poor long-term outcomes in ‘aged’ patients

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Specifically, these patients can progress to a condition marked by chronic inflammation and muscle wasting, known as persistent inflammation, immunosuppression and catabolism syndrome, or PICS.