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UF Health trauma surgeon, other experts call for new standard in fractured ribs treatment

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

For most patients in the United States with several broken ribs, recovery is a months long journey full of immense pain, difficulty breathing and a high risk of serious complications. […]

UF Surgeons in the News – GTN News: New Standard in Fractured Ribs Treatment

Published: Sep 19th, 2013

UF trauma surgeon, Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D., speaks about a rib plating procedure that can reduce pain as much as 80 percent in patients.

Defying the odds, motorcycle accident survivor returns to the life he loves

Published: Aug 13th, 2013

Michael Gracy’s life nearly ended one Friday afternoon in November 2010. Then 68, Gracy had just left work at his Gainesville office of the financial services company for which he […]

Lottenberg receives prestigious award from state chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Published: Jun 4th, 2013

Lawrence Lottenberg, M.D., F.A.C.S., received the distinguished Raymond H. Alexander, M.D., F.A.C.S. Award at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Florida Chapter, American College of Surgeons held in Orlando, Florida, […]

Ready for anything

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

The Level I trauma centers at Shands at UF and Shands Jacksonville are always prepared to treat the most severe injuries, thanks to multidisciplinary teams of employees that keep the […]

Olivia Salinas, 3, has Pompe disease. She recently received a diaphragm pacemaker to help her breathe on her own.

Another chance for Olivia

Published: Aug 15th, 2012

Watching a Barney DVD in her bed, Olivia Salinas looks like a typical preschooler, except for the tracheostomy tube in her neck. But the 3-year-old girl from Tampa made history […]

Breathing Free Again

Breathing Free Again

Published: Jan 13th, 2012

It was a week of firsts for 8-year-old Brian Stanzione — first plane ride, first stay in a hotel and first visit to Florida. But Brian was not flying from […]