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New developments in gastroesophageal surgery at UF&Shands

Gastroesophageal surgery at UF&Shands keeps moving forward to stay at the forefront of developments in the field. According to Kfir Ben-David, MD, an assistant professor of surgery and director of bariatric surgery at UF&Shands, UF gastroesophageal surgeons perform an estimated 99 percent of their operations laparoscopically. Laparoscopic surgeries are performed…

Meet your future surgeon

Standing in an operating room at Shands Cancer Hospital, Fred Bien-Aime feels one step closer to his dream of becoming a surgeon.

New surgical simulator provides true ‘feel’ of surgery

A new high-tech laparoscopic surgical simulator at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center will not only help train University of Florida College of Medicine surgical residents, it will contribute to improved patient care and safety.