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Sanda Tan, M.D., Ph.D., inducted into UF Society of Teaching Scholars

Sanda Tan, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of surgery at University of Florida (UF) College of Medicine, was appointed to the UF Society of Teaching Scholars. She is the only UF surgeon to join the Society. Tan is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who spends a significant portion of her time…

UF undergrad and surgery lab researcher named to University Scholars Program

Catherine Miney, a senior biomedical engineering major at UF, was recently accepted into the University of Florida (UF) University Scholars Program. She is currently a student in a lab overseen by UF Department of Surgery faculty. Miney’s work focuses on understanding the role a certain protein plays in…

UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center hosts annual walk

Pictured from left: Gonca Tekin; Tammy Lux, P.A.; Lisa Clifford, Ph.D.; Gwen Hasse, R.N., Jeffrey Friedman, M.D.; Terri Zimmerman; Kara Green; Beverly Williams; Calvin Williams; Danielle Benedict; Donna Spencer; and Brad Spencer. The UF Health Weight Loss Surgery Center team hosted its annual one-mile walk on March 17. Care…

UF professor elected to American Board of Surgery’s board of directors

George Sarosi, M.D., Robert H. Hux professor in the UF Department of Surgery, has been elected to the American Board of Surgery’s (ABS) board of directors. He will serve a six-year term. “It’s a huge honor. There is a lot of thought going into the structure of surgical training,…

Four new surgeons join the UF department of surgery

Jessica Cioffi, MD, is an assistant professor in the division of general surgery at the UF College of Medicine. She specializes in pancreatic, biliary and liver surgery. Dr. Cioffi earned her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine/ She completed her general…

Seven UF surgeons named “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that rates health care providers, has named eight UF surgeons among the nation’s “top doctors” for 2015:   Kenneth Andreoni, M.D., associate professor, UF division of transplantation surgery Kevin E. Behrns, M.D., chairman of the department of surgery…

UF Department of Surgery well represented at Shock Society National Meeting

The UF Department of Surgery was well represented at this year’s Shock Society National Meeting, held by the North American/United States Shock Society, a professional organization whose mission is to improve the care of victims of trauma, shock and sepsis. Presentations from UF Department of Surgery faculty, residents and staff…