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Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

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…

Division of plastic surgery adds new faculty member, surgeon

Mark Leyngold, M.D., is UF Health’s newest addition to the plastic surgery faculty. He is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Medicine and his residency training was done in the University of Nevada’s integrated residency program in plastic and reconstructive surgery, where he served as a…

UF Health’s top plastic surgeon to serve national plastic surgery publication

Bruce Mast, M.D., an associate professor of surgery and chief of the UF department of surgery’s division of plastic and reconstructive surgery, will serves as associate medical editor of Plastic Surgery News, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ official news publication. The presidents-elect of the society and The Plastic Surgery…

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

The news hit Tracy Cantella like a load of bricks: She had BRCA 1, the gene infamous for greatly increasing a woman’s risks of breast and ovarian cancer. She had watched her paternal grandmother battle both, and eventually succumb to breast cancer. Recalling her grandmother’s ordeal and thinking of…