Posted in

Pediatric Surgery

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., appointed to UF Society of Teaching Scholars

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., a professor and chief of pediatric surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine, was recently appointed to the UF Society of Teaching Scholars. Current members of the society select new members based on nominations and educational contributions. The society’s members are recognized experts…

Burn survivor resumes life as an active teenager

Tyrone Crawford Jr. loves sports. Coming from an athletic family, the Tallahassee teenager played his first football game at age 6. It was a passion that would continue through his middle and high school years.

Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D., joins division of pediatric surgery

Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D. Moiz M. Mustafa, M.D., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery in the division of pediatric surgery. He earned his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School and completed a pediatric surgery…

In the fight against sepsis, time means everything

In the world of sepsis treatment, the scale is vast and the cost is staggering. Every year, 258,000 people in the United States die from sepsis. Hundreds of thousands of others recover with treatment. Treating sepsis costs more than $20 billion a year, according to a 2013 federal report.

Seven UF surgeons named “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that rates health care providers, has named eight UF surgeons among the nation’s “top doctors” for 2015:   Kenneth Andreoni, M.D., associate professor, UF division of transplantation surgery Kevin E. Behrns, M.D., chairman of the department of surgery…

UF surgeons elected to national medical honor society

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor of surgery in the department’s division of pediatric surgery, and Gabriela Velasquez, M.D., a fellow in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, both have been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Membership in the organization is lifelong and…