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New faculty member joins department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery

New faculty member joins department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery

Published: Dec 23rd, 2013

Alyson Waterman, M.D., M.P.H., joined the department as a faculty member in August. She earned her medical degree and completed her general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at the […]

Assistant professor earns UF Excellence Award

Published: Jul 29th, 2013

Zhihua Jiang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Florida department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery, has received an Excellence Award for Assistant Professors from the UF provost’s […]

UF&Shands one of first facilities approved to use drug-coated stent for peripheral artery disease

Published: Mar 14th, 2013

UF&Shands, the University of Florida’s Academic Health Center, is one of 12 institutions nationwide initially approved to implant a new device for treatment of peripheral artery disease.

Society for Vascular Surgery highlights UF surgeon’s volunteer work

Published: Mar 7th, 2013

Robert J. Feezor, MD, assistant professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy in the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainsville, Florida, has recently returned from a two-week rotation Landstuhl Regional Medical Center located near Kaiserslautern, Germany. While there, he helped care for U.S. military members who needed urgent care after being critically injured in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom).

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 […]

Vascular study group grows to include Georgia medical centers

Published: Oct 16th, 2012

The Florida Vascular Study Group has joined with medical centers in Georgia to become the Florida-Georgia Vascular Study Group, a regional group under the auspices of the Society for Vascular […]

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 […]

Research Day 2012

Research Day 2012

Published: May 15th, 2012

The department of surgery held its eighth annual Research Day on April 18, 2012. Ronald V. Maier, MD, the Jane and Donald D. Trunkey Professor and Vice Chair of Surgery […]

Most repairs of aortic aneurysms and dissections use an endovascular stent graft, shown above.

UF surgeons among national leaders in endovascular aortic disease repairs

Published: Feb 9th, 2012

UF&Shands is one of the nation’s premier destinations for endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissections. Endovascular repairs are minimally invasive and do not require the large incisions necessary for […]

UF vascular surgeons hold first meeting of statewide study group

UF vascular surgeons hold first meeting of statewide study group

Published: Nov 8th, 2011

The Florida Vascular Study Group, FVSG, which fosters collaboration statewide among physicians and hospitals to collect and analyze clinical data from patients undergoing vascular procedures, held its first meeting on […]