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Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

New faculty member joins thoracic and cardiovascular division

Teng C. Lee, MD, has joined the UF department of surgery as an assistant professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery as well as co-director for the UF Health Aorta Center. Dr. Lee earned his medical degree at Washington University in Saint Louis and completed his residency in…

UF surgeons honored at College of Medicine faculty appreciation event

Three UF surgeons were recognized at the UF College of Medicine faculty appreciation event held in April at the UF president’s home. Tim Flynn, M.D., a professor in the department of surgery’s division of vascular and endovascular therapy and the college’s senior associate dean for clinical affairs, was recognized for…

UF Health opens pediatric cardiac intensive care unit

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 provide highly specialized care to patients with congenital heart disease embodies UF Health’s commitment to create a family-focused children’s…

Long-time UF surgeon becomes chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

Thomas Beaver, M.D., M.P.H., has been named the new chief of the division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at UF Health, within the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery. Beaver, who has worked at UF Health since 2000, is a professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery,…