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UF Health breaks ground for new Heart & Vascular Hospital, Neuromedicine Hospital

Published: Jan 23rd, 2015

University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will give rise to […]

UF Surgeons in the News – Gainesville Sun: Shands Children’s Hospital improves in national rankings

Published: Jun 12th, 2014

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital rated high nationally in several specialties as U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of pediatric centers Tuesday. The hospital was among the […]

PCICU Ribbon-cutting. David Guzick, M.D., PH. D., Jason Haeseler, Rachel Haeseler, Genieve Haeseler, Mark Bleiweis, M.D., Tim Goldfarb, UF Health CEO and Irene Alexaitis, UF Health Chief Nursing Offficer, cut the ribbon marking the opening of the new pediatric cardiac intensive care unit.

UF Health opens pediatric cardiac intensive care unit

Published: Jan 17th, 2014

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital celebrated the grand opening of its pediatric cardiac intensive care unit Friday (Jan. 10). The unit’s transformation from administrative offices to advanced clinical space to […]

Rosalie Youngerman was the 100th person to undergo a transcatheter aortic valve replacement at UF Health Shands Hospital.

UF Health marks 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement as program growth continues

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

For Rosalie Youngerman, the chance to get a new aortic valve without open-heart surgery was literally a lifesaver. In July, Youngerman became the 100th person at the University of Florida […]

U.S. News ranks UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital as one of nation’s best

Published: Jun 12th, 2013

The University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been recognized as one of the nation’s best hospitals for children in six medical specialties, including, for the first time ever, […]

Dr. Frederick Moore and Bruce McKinley, Ph.D., two of the researchers who worked on the team that put forth the concept of PICS.

Newly recognized syndrome keeps patients from full recovery, UF researchers say

Published: Jun 11th, 2012

University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home. Called persistent inflammation, immunosuppression […]

UF names Dr. Daniel Meldrum the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

UF names Dr. Daniel Meldrum the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

Daniel R. Meldrum, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.H.A., joined the University of Florida department of surgery’s division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery as a professor and chief on March 1. He will […]

Keeping up with the grandkids

Keeping up with the grandkids

Published: Mar 20th, 2012

When Dan Fulford needed heart surgery in August 2010 to stop his atrial fibrillation, he didn’t mind that he would be only the third person to undergo a hybrid Mini-Maze […]

Learn about atrial fibrillation, aortic valve stenosis treatments at Healthy Advantage event

Learn about atrial fibrillation, aortic valve stenosis treatments at Healthy Advantage event

Published: Feb 9th, 2012

Hear from UF specialists about the latest advances in medicine at this free event.

UF cardiologists, surgeons team up to offer life-extending procedure

Published: Jan 27th, 2012

For patients who have severe narrowing of the aortic valve, a condition known as aortic stenosis, standard treatment is surgical replacement of the damaged valve. But advanced age or medical […]