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Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery

UF Surgeons in the News – TV20: Breast Reconstruction

A mastectomy is a surgical procedure that removes the breast to treat or prevent breast cancer. Women often choose breast reconstruction to help restore the look and feel of the breast after a mastectomy. Find out more with Dr. Bruce Mast, Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UF Health, on…

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Dealing with breast cancer involves so much more than just eradicating disease. For many women, breast reconstruction is an important part of recovery from cancer. And for women with a genetic predisposition to cancer, today’s top-notch reconstruction options can make it easier to choose a preventative mastectomy. Learn more…

Q&A on patient expectations for facial plastic surgery

Maybe you’re considering facial plastic surgery but don’t know if it’s right for you. Read this Q&A on expectations for facial plastic surgery with Bruce Mast, M.D., UF Health’s chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery and an associate professor. And of course, it’s important to discuss your own expectations and…

Mast joins journal editorial board

Bruce Mast, M.D., chief of the UF College of Medicine’s division of plastic and reconstructive surgery and an associate professor, has been appointed deputy editor-in-chief of the journal Annals in Plastic Surgery. The publication is the only independent journal related to plastic and reconstructive surgery, according to its website.

UF plastic and reconstructive surgeon to serve on national Surgical Advisory Board

Loretta Coady-Fariborzian, M.D., an assistant professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at UF and section chief of plastic surgery at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, has been accepted by the National Surgery Office as a member of the Plastic Surgery Surgical Advisory Board. The duties and responsibilities of advisory…

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon

Q&A on mastectomies and breast reconstruction with UF’s top plastic surgeon Angelina Jolie’s recent announcement of her preventative double mastectomy and subsequent breast reconstruction has spurred much public discussion about genetic testing for the so-called “breast cancer genes,” options for women who have one of these genes or breast cancer…

Division of plastic and reconstructive surgery adds new faculty member

Dhruv Singhal, M.D., has joined UF’s department of surgery as an assistant professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Singhal received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then moved to Boston for his surgical training. He is certified by the American Board…

Division of plastic and reconstructive surgery adds its own residency training program

The department of surgery’s division of plastic and reconstructive surgery will begin its own integrated residency training program in July 2013. The program will allow medical students to match directly into a training program focused on plastic and reconstructive surgery, instead of completing a general surgery residency before further specializing…

UF surgeons, alumni become fellows in American College of Surgeons

Eight UF surgeons and three graduates of UF’s surgical residency program were initiated in September as fellows in the American College of Surgeons. The convocation took place in Chicago following the college’s annual meeting. New fellows include: UF faculty: Adam Beck, M.D., assistant professor of vascular surgery Brendan Boland, M.D.,…