The intestinal microbiome is involved in bidirectional communication with the brain and undergoes significant changes following traumatic brain injury (TBI) as well as following stress.
Follow-up with computed tomography (CT) imaging surveillance after curative-intent therapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) can be life-saving if it detects early recurrence or second primary lung cancer.
With patient outcomes in the nation’s top 10%, the UF Health Shands Transplant Center is once again Florida’s foremost destination for transplants. As of July 2023, five organ transplant types demonstrate exceptional results as evaluated by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, or SRTR.
The University of Florida Health Cancer Center has received prestigious designation from the National Cancer Institute, or NCI, and joins the ranks of the country’s most distinguished cancer centers, becoming the 72nd in the United States and the only one in North Central Florida.
Shaw was one of the first members of her department to take a dedicated maternity leave. Now a mother of two kids, ages 7 and 10, she and her peers are blueprints for those who follow, demonstrating not only possibility, but potential.
General Surgery Resident D.J. Darden PGY4 Q: What made you want to be a surgeon? I originally thought I wanted to do gynecology, but then I did…
The UF Department of Surgery’s Global Surgery Program offers international resident rotations as approved by the ACGME and the RRC. Residents can count cases for approved rotations. Read about surgical resident Andrea Riner’s rotation with our partners in Kigali, Rwanda. Q: Where did the majority of your OR time…
“I’d written about kidney donations before,” she said. “It felt like fate, in a way. I’d always wondered if the situation arose — if I’d be willing to give my kidney — and here was the universe saying, it’s time.”
Plastics and Reconstructive surgery fellow Brianne Sullivan PGY2 Q: What made you consider UF for your fellowship training? A: It was multi-factorial. One reason that really appealed…
Every month, we highlight those in our department who have gone above and beyond in their day-to-day.