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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.

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…

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…

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Published: Nov 6th, 2018

Bonnie Green’s journey through breast cancer was mitigated by the support and expertise she received from UF Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Mark Leyngold and UF Health breast cancer […]

Nikia Ingram's car

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 […]

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 […]

ECMO restores Florida man to health after severe flu diagnosis

ECMO restores Florida man to health after severe flu diagnosis

Published: Dec 29th, 2017

For most of his career as a lineman with Duke Energy, David Goff has climbed tall utility poles to inspect and repair high-voltage wires. It is a tough job that […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

Trauma and Tattoos: Tampa Bay-area man survives devastating motorcycle wreck

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

Kevin Moore’s colorful tattoos serve as a reminder of his motorcycle accident and the care team at University of Florida Health who saved his life.

3D modeling helps plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons complete cranial reconstruction

Published: Jun 7th, 2017

Flanked by a surgery resident and a technician, surgeon Jessica Ching, M.D., holds a 3D model of a patient’s skull. She carefully turns the model over in her hands, considering […]