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Genetic Counselor Joins UF Health Aortic Disease Center

The UF Department of Surgery welcomes Jill Hendrickson as the UF Health Aortic Disease Center’s genetic counselor. She will work alongside Dr. Tomas Martin, director of the Center, and help create a Marfan clinic, as well as explore the genetics of aortic disease. Jill joins the Department from UF Health…

In the Loupes: Surgery in Africa

        By Tomas Martin, M.D. Professor of surgery When you think of Africa, you probably think of jungles, lions, monkeys, gazelles, elephants and wide-open savannahs. What you probably don’t think about is the need for surgeons. According to a 2011 article in the World Journal…

Ten UF surgeons named “top doctors”

Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ website show 10 UF surgeons are among the nation’s “top doctors,” as determined by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that rates health-care providers. Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chief of UF’s division of vascular surgery; David W.