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Conjoined twins connected at the heart and liver successfully separated at UF Health

Published: Sep 1st, 2016

UF Health Shands Hospital tied for top in state in 2016 U.S. News hospital rankings

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital recognized in nine medical specialties

Published: Jun 22nd, 2016

UF Department of Surgery Debuts Progress Report

Published: May 26th, 2015

Department News & Events

UF Health Shands Transplant Center testing new device for rehabilitating donated lungs

Published: Mar 20th, 2015

The UF Health Shands Transplant Center is testing a new approach that could improve the viability of many donated lungs, allowing more of them to be used and shortening the […]

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, […]

The Stitch Winter 2015 issue is here

Published: Feb 5th, 2015

A New NIH Program Grant: UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

Published: Sep 24th, 2014

Department News & Events

UF Health granted $11 million to establish comprehensive sepsis research center

Published: Jul 30th, 2014

University of Florida Health has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a one-of-a-kind center to help generate treatments and prevention strategies for one of the most devastating issues critically ill patients face.

The Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center, the first of its kind in the nation, will study long-term outcomes in patients treated for sepsis in the surgical and trauma intensive care units at UF Health Shands Hospital, with the goal of developing clinical solutions for sepsis as well as illnesses that stem from it and their enduring, dismal effects.

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Published: Apr 25th, 2014

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 […]