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Four Physicians Welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons

The UF Department of Surgery is excited to share the accomplishments of four of its surgeons! Sanda Tan, M.D., Ali Zarrinpar, M.D.,  Christiana Shaw, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., have all been welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons, or SUS. The mission of SUS is…

Society of Teaching Scholars Welcomes Christiana Shaw, M.D.

The Society of Teaching Scholars is pleased to welcome Christiana Shaw, M.D., as a new member! This prestigious society aims to honor and foster teaching and educational scholarship at the University Of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Shaw will aid the society in acting as role models demonstrating a…

Three UF department of surgery faculty promoted

Three faculty members at the UF College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery have received promotions. Steven Hughes, MD, chief of the division of general surgery and vice chair for the department of surgery, was promoted to professor. His clinical expertise is…

UF surgeon honored by cancer center for mentoring

Christiana Shaw, M.D., M.S., an assistant professor in the UF department of surgery, has received the Mentoring Outside the Box award from the UF Health Cancer Center. The award recognizes work with students, post docs and/or junior colleagues by a person who has “demonstrated a sustained and selfless interest in…

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

The news hit Tracy Cantella like a load of bricks: She had BRCA 1, the gene infamous for greatly increasing a woman’s risks of breast and ovarian cancer. She had watched her paternal grandmother battle both, and eventually succumb to breast cancer. Recalling her grandmother’s ordeal and thinking of…

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement of her preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction has spurred much public discussion about genetic testing for the so-called “breast cancer genes,” options for women who have one of these genes or breast cancer…