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Ten UF surgeons named “top doctors”

Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ website show 10 UF surgeons are among the nation’s “top doctors,” as determined by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that […]

Helping hands at UF&Shands save youngster’s right hand

Helping hands at UF&Shands save youngster’s right hand

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

Winston T. Richards, M.D., an acute care surgeon at UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, treated 4-year-old Benjamin Bileca after a horrific accident stripped the skin from the […]

UF&Shands program that oxygenates blood outside the body named a Center of Excellence

UF&Shands program that oxygenates blood outside the body named a Center of Excellence

Published: Sep 18th, 2012

An international group focused on treatment for patients with organ system failure has bestowed its Award for Excellence in Life Support to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program at UF&Shands, the […]

New surgeons join UF department of surgery

Published: Sep 17th, 2012

UF’s department of surgery has welcomed six new faculty members this summer. Two surgeons have joined the acute care surgery team: Linda Atteberry, M.D., as an associate professor and Janeen […]

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 […]

Dr. Frederick Moore and Bruce McKinley, Ph.D., two of the researchers who worked on the team that put forth the concept of PICS.

Newly recognized syndrome keeps patients from full recovery, UF researchers say

Published: Jun 11th, 2012

University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home. Called persistent inflammation, immunosuppression […]

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 […]

Surgical resident earns regional award for research presentation

Surgical resident earns regional award for research presentation

Published: Dec 22nd, 2011

Alex Cuenca, M.D., a UF surgical resident, received an award for “Best Basic Science Presentation” from the American College of Surgeons’ Region IV Committee on Trauma. He received the award […]

Moore named Society of Critical Care Medicine fellow

Published: Dec 21st, 2011

The Society of Critical Care Medicine has selected Frederick A. Moore, M.D., as a Master Critical Care Medicine Fellow. Moore and 19 other health-care providers will receive the designation, which […]

Department of surgery welcomes new faculty members

Department of surgery welcomes new faculty members

Published: Oct 27th, 2011

The University of Florida’s department of surgery welcomes six new faculty members this fall to the acute care surgery team, and to the divisions of general surgery, pediatric surgery and […]