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Nikia’s Second Chance

Published: Sep 14th, 2018

Read the incredible story of the heroic efforts by numerous University of Florida Health teams who saved Nikia, a girl with injuries so severe, the medical experts said, “She shouldn’t […]

Harvey W. Chim, MD, selected as 2018 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Young Leaders

Harvey W. Chim, MD, selected as 2018 American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Young Leaders

Published: Sep 6th, 2018

Harvey W. Chim, MD, FACS, associate professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the UF College of Medicine, has been chosen as one of the 2018 American […]

Plastic surgeon saves little girl’s leg

Plastic surgeon saves little girl’s leg

Published: Jul 27th, 2018

In the past, severe leg injuries would lead to amputations. However, with new surgical techniques, our board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Harvey Chim, is able to change lives. Learn […]

Dr. Adam Katz discusses his involvement with the UF Center for Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Adam Katz discusses his involvement with the UF Center for Regenerative Medicine

Published: Jul 26th, 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman speaks about the risks associated with obesity

Published: Jul 3rd, 2018

The CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics released new data saying an average of 23% of Americans get enough exercise, that means 77% of us, don’t.

Loretta Coady-Fariborzian, MD, elected as chair of the Plastic Surgery Surgical Advisory Board

Loretta Coady-Fariborzian, MD, elected as chair of the Plastic Surgery Surgical Advisory Board

Published: Jun 27th, 2018

Loretta Coady-Fariborzian, MD, associate professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the UF College of Medicine, has been elected by the Veterans Affairs National Surgery Office as […]

UF’s chief of pediatric surgery recently elected to AAP Section on Surgery Executive Committee

UF’s chief of pediatric surgery recently elected to AAP Section on Surgery Executive Committee

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

Saleem Islam, MD, MPH, chief of pediatric surgery at the UF College of Medicine, was recently elected as the newest member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Section on […]

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High-Tech Hospitals

Published: May 23rd, 2018

At the heart of UF Health’s two new hospitals are their ORs – surgical suites packed with the latest technology.  

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Florida Cancer Centers Awarded $1.36 Million to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

Published: May 17th, 2018

The Florida Department of Health’s James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program has armed the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, Moffitt Cancer Center and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at […]

Department News & Events

Vascular surgery division earns top honors

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

The UF Department of Surgery’s division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy has again earned the highest rating from a nationwide quality initiative collaboration. UF is among 40 organizations—out of […]