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Christina's Transformation

Before and After: Christina’s Complete Transformation at UF Health

Published: Apr 9th, 2019

At her biggest, Christina — a mother of three — was 350 pounds and suffering from multiple ailments. UF Health dramatically turned her life around, both physically and emotionally…

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released new data saying an average of 23% of Americans get enough exercise, that means 77% of us, don’t.

UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center hosts annual walk

Published: Mar 29th, 2016

The UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center team hosted its annual one-mile walk on March 17. Care team members included Jeffrey Friedman, M.D., UF Health’s director of bariatric surgery and […]

Bariatric Care Team Hosts One-Mile Walk with Patients

Published: Feb 16th, 2015

Recently, the bariatric care team at UF Health hosted a one-mile walk with weight loss surgery patients. Kfir Ben-David, M.D., UF Health’s director of bariatric surgery and an associate professor, […]

UF Health bariatric surgery program receives new accreditation covering adult, adolescent work

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program has approved UF Health as an accredited “Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Qualifications.” The program, founded by the American College of […]

UF Surgeons in the News – TV20: Research Suggests Reflux May Be A Problem For Sleeve Patients

Published: Nov 25th, 2013

It can be lifesaving surgery, but not without risk. Gastric sleeve surgery is quickly becoming a popular choice for those looking to lose weight, but doctors say it doesn’t fix […]

UF Surgeons in the News – The Gainesville Sun: Weight loss surgery

Published: May 29th, 2013