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Man survives ruptured aorta, thanks to UF Health

Ralph Glaser (right) and his wife, Joan. It was a normal Sunday afternoon for Ralph and Joan Glaeser. In January 2016, the Gainesville couple were returning from church and a trip to the grocery store when Ralph, 84, began experiencing pain in his side. “I tried to get a blood…

Two more vascular surgeons join UF department of surgery

The UF department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery has welcomed two new surgeons. Javairiah Fatima, M.B., B.S., and Kristina Giles, M.D., are both assistant professors of surgery. Fatima earned her bachelor’s degree in medicine and bachelor’s degree in surgery, together the equivalent of an American medical degree,…