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Transplant without borders

Published: Oct 31st, 2012

For many transplant patients, the call for a lifesaving organ usually comes in the middle of the night. For ReAnne Walcott, it came while she was on vacation outside the […]

UF surgeons, alumni become fellows in American College of Surgeons

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

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 […]

Ten UF surgeons named “top doctors”

Published: Oct 2nd, 2012

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 […]

New surgeons join UF department of surgery

Published: Sep 17th, 2012

UF’s department of surgery has welcomed six new faculty members this summer. Two surgeons have joined the acute care surgery team: Linda Atteberry, M.D., as an associate professor and Janeen […]

UF&Shands reactivates adult, pediatric liver transplant programs

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

UF&Shands, the University of Florida Academic Health Center, has reactivated its adult and pediatric liver transplant programs and can resume performing liver transplants immediately, officials said today. The United Network […]

UF names Dr. Jeffrey Fair the new chief of transplantation surgery

UF names Dr. Jeffrey Fair the new chief of transplantation surgery

Published: Mar 30th, 2012

Jeffrey Fair, M.D., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery as chief of the division of transplantation surgery. Fair, an accomplished transplant surgeon and an […]

Patton receives American Society of Transplant Surgeons award

Patton receives American Society of Transplant Surgeons award

Published: Dec 19th, 2011

Pamela Patton, P.A., M.S.P., will receive the 2012 American Society of Transplant Surgeons Advanced Transplant Provider Award at the society’s Annual State of the Art Winter Symposium, to be held […]

Aging alone does not explain breakdown in liver cell processes, UF research team finds

Published: Dec 16th, 2011

UF department of surgery researchers have uncovered more information about why elderly patients often fare poorly after liver surgery, and why livers donated by elderly people often experience ischemia-reperfusion injury […]

Department of surgery welcomes new faculty members

Department of surgery welcomes new faculty members

Published: Oct 27th, 2011

The University of Florida’s department of surgery welcomes six new faculty members this fall to the acute care surgery team, and to the divisions of general surgery, pediatric surgery and […]

Be part of the “Living Green Ribbon” aerial photo shoot

Published: Mar 18th, 2011

April is National Donate Life Month. Join UF&Shands in promoting awareness about organ and tissue donation.