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Four Physicians Welcomed to the Society of University Surgeons

Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

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 […]

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Department awarded grant for devices to support surgical skills training

Published: Oct 26th, 2018

The University of Florida department of surgery has been awarded a grant of products worth more than $364,000 by Ethicon, a manufacturer of surgical devices. The products, including a variety […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Colorectal surgery protocol leads to decrease in length of stay, readmissions for ileostomy patients

Published: May 11th, 2017

A quality improvement initiative at UF Health Shands Hospital has led to a significant drop in the length of stay and readmissions among ileostomy patients. The intervention specifically targets dehydration, […]

Course prepares UF medical students for first year as surgical residents

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

Surgical residents face myriad challenges in the first weeks of their intern year as they transition from students to clinicians. “The hardest part about being an intern is that you […]

Read the Summer 2016 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 7th, 2016

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

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

Published: May 10th, 2016

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 […]

Banner in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Mar 13th, 2012

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths. The best ways to protect yourself from […]

Dr. Sanda Tan to speak on colorectal cancer, bowel and pelvic floor conditions

Published: Mar 2nd, 2012

This seminar will take place in The Villages: