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Read the Spring 2016 Issue of The Stitch

Published: Jun 21st, 2016

Kidney injury during surgery linked to long-term risk of cardiovascular disease

Kidney injury during surgery linked to long-term risk of cardiovascular disease

Published: Apr 11th, 2016

When patients undergo surgery, they are at risk for kidney injury, which can occur when kidneys suddenly can’t filter waste from blood. UF Health researchers have found that when patients […]

Department of surgery names new chief of pediatric surgery

Department of surgery names new chief of pediatric surgery

Published: Oct 9th, 2015

UF vascular surgeon speaks at VCU, his alma mater

UF vascular surgeon speaks at VCU, his alma mater

Published: Apr 14th, 2015

Robert Feezor, M.D., an assistant professor in the UF department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, recently was invited to speak at Virginia Commonwealth University as the […]

Better options for mastectomy and breast reconstruction

Published: Apr 25th, 2014

The news hit Tracy Cantella like a load of bricks: She had BRCA 1, the gene infamous for greatly increasing a woman’s risks of breast and ovarian cancer. She had […]

Several surgery clinics move to UF Health Springhill in Northwest Gainesville

Published: Nov 5th, 2013

UF Health’s outpatient clinics for plastic surgery, vein surgery and breast, melanoma and endocrine surgery have moved to UF Health Springhill. The UF Health Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics Center moved […]

UF Surgeons in the News – The Gainesville Sun: Weight loss surgery

Published: May 29th, 2013

Breast surgeon joins UF department of surgery

Breast surgeon joins UF department of surgery

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Lisa R.P. Spiguel, M.D., has joined the University of Florida department of surgery as an assistant professor in the division of general surgery’s surgical oncology service. Spiguel’s clinical focus is […]

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Surgeon’s personal attention helps family fight cancer

Published: May 25th, 2012

Heather Smith was just 25 years old in 2005 when she learned she had breast cancer. She received the diagnosis on her daughter’s second birthday. “It was kind of a […]

A researcher works in a UF department of surgery laboratory.

The body’s great balancing act

Published: Mar 13th, 2012

Immune system responses are key to our health: too much or too little and the body takes a beating. Understanding how patients’ immune systems respond could open the door for […]