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UF Health is a leader in Cardiovascular Care

University of Florida Health physicians are involved in leading-edge clinical care and research that are moving forward the boundaries of cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis and care.

UF Health surgeon offers improved survival with repair of aortic arch disease

A study led by cardiothoracic surgeons at the University of Florida College of Medicine has shown that, when compared with two-stage repair of the aortic arch, the frozen elephant trunk procedure, or single-stage hybrid aortic arch replacement, was associated with comparable risks of 30-day mortality and postoperative adverse events, such…

Woodward Society Spring Meeting 2019

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the UF Department of Surgery’s Woodward Society Spring Meeting! We had a fantastic day of presentations and networking with fellow surgeons from across the United States. Topics ranged from the role of the microbiome in pancreatic carcinogenesis to liver disease and transplantation.

Crystal Johnson-Mann, M.D., Featured in SOARD

We are proud to announce that Crystal Johnson-Mann, M.D., has had an article accepted to be published to Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, SOARD, the official journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. This international journal is dedicated to the publication of high-quality, peer-reviewed manuscripts…

UF Health Added to Marfan Foundation Institution Directory

The University of Florida Health Heart and Vascular Center has been added to The Marfan Foundation’s institution directory! Founded in 1981, The Marfan Foundation prides itself on creating a brighter future for those affected by Marfan syndrome, a genetic condition that affects the body’s connective tissue, and related conditions. This…

Society of Teaching Scholars Welcomes Christiana Shaw, M.D.

The Society of Teaching Scholars is pleased to welcome Christiana Shaw, M.D., as a new member! This prestigious society aims to honor and foster teaching and educational scholarship at the University Of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Shaw will aid the society in acting as role models demonstrating a…

Sarah Gray, M.D., Awarded Best Poster at SAVS

Sarah Gray, M.D., was awarded the best poster award at the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery 43rd Annual Meeting for her presentation on Safety and Efficacy of Hybrid Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair for Management Aberrant Subclavian Artery Complications. Additionally, Dr. Gray was awarded the SAVS Scholarship for the 2019 meeting.

UF Department of Surgery Represents at SAVS’ 43rd Annual Meeting

The UF Health Department of Surgery is proud to announce its incredible, successful representation at the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery 43rd Annual Meeting on Jan. 23-26 in Boca Raton, Florida. With more than 500 members in 13 states, SAVS is a prestigious surgical organization that promotes the art and…