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Nathaniel Yeatman: One Family’s Journey with Craniosynostosis

Published: Apr 1st, 2019

Three days after Nathaniel Yeatman’s birth, Marissa and Jon took their baby to the pediatrician for his newborn checkup, and the doctor noticed an abnormality in the shape of Nathaniel’s […]

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 […]

Jessica Ching, MD, Represents UF Health at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

Jessica Ching, MD, Represents UF Health at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

Published: Oct 24th, 2018

Jessica A. Ching, MD, assistant professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, and Lance Governale, MD, FAANS, FAAP, chief of […]

UF Health plastic surgeon receives prestigious award

UF Health plastic surgeon receives prestigious award

Published: Sep 28th, 2018

Harvey W. Chim, MD, FACS, associate professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the UF College of Medicine, recently received the Gelberman Scholar Award from the American […]

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 […]

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 […]

Read the Summer 2017 issue of The Stitch

Published: Aug 31st, 2017

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 […]

Bruce Mast, M.D.

Column: From the chair

Published: Apr 27th, 2017

What’s happening within the UF department of surgery? The short answer is, “a lot.” On Feb. 17, 2017, the department celebrated its 60th anniversary, as one of the oldest in […]