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Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Published: Aug 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., who has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR. The award supports Dr. Riner’s attendance […]

Lisa Alexander and her horses

Back on the saddle

Published: Aug 5th, 2019

After recovering from a mastectomy, Lisa Alexander sought out UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center problem-solver, Bruce Mast, MD, FACS, to get back on the saddle.

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

Published: Jul 30th, 2019

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released today…

Burn unit inpatient room

UF Health Shands Hospital renovates intensive care unit for patients with burns and serious wounds

Published: Jul 26th, 2019

UF Health Shands Hospital will unveil a renovated intensive care unit for adult patients who require care for burns, severe skin disorders or serious wounds and for those requiring specialized […]

Newborn Baby with Cleft Lip

Clearing Up Everything Cleft and Craniofacial

Published: Jul 23rd, 2019

Jessica Ching, M.D., clears up some misconceptions and promotes a greater understanding of cleft lips and palates…

Chris' hand after surgery

Chris’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

Published: Jul 5th, 2019

After Chris lost his thumb and index finger, Harvey Chim, M.D., and the team at UF Health performed a life-changing operation that would enhance his quality of life…

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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Published: Jul 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care […]

Kashen in a red wagon

Kashton’s Story

Published: Jun 20th, 2019

When a fall left Kashton with severe burns, UF Health pediatric surgeons provided the specialized care he needed to get back on his feet…

Rainbow over the children's hospital

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

Published: Jun 19th, 2019

  UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology…

Travel Award Recipients

Accolades and presentations recognized at the 42nd Annual Conference on Shock

Published: Jun 12th, 2019

UF Department of Surgery residents Michael Cox, M.D., Russell Hawkins, M.D. and McKenzie Hollen were each recipients of the Travel Award, which is granted to presenters with high-ranking abstracts. Awards […]