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Striving for excellence: UF Health’s kidney transplant program maintains favorable outcomes​

UF Health Shands Hospital’s kidney transplant program has demonstrated favorable outcomes, according to a recent report from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, or SRTR. The results, released in January by SRTR, a database operated by the Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation that analyzes organ transplantation nationwide, measured transplant outcomes over…

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…

UF&Shands reactivates pancreas transplant program

The pancreas transplant program at UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, is again open and accepting patients. The United Network for Organ Sharing, the nation’s official organ donation and transplant oversight organization, approved the program’s reactivation on Oct. 22. UF&Shands voluntarily suspended its adult and pediatric liver transplant…