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Vascular Surgery And Endovascular Therapy

Assistant professor earns UF Excellence Award

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 office. Jiang is one of 10 award recipients, each of whom displayed excellence in research and received $5,000 for research-related…

Society for Vascular Surgery highlights UF surgeon’s volunteer work

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

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 the college’s annual meeting. New fellows include: UF faculty: Adam Beck, M.D., assistant professor of vascular surgery Brendan Boland, M.D.,…

Vascular study group grows to include Georgia medical centers

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 Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI). The national group fosters regional collaboration among physicians and hospitals to collect and analyze…

Ten UF surgeons named “top doctors”

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 rates health-care providers. Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chief of UF’s division of vascular surgery; David W.

Research Day 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 and Surgeon-in-Chief at Harborview Medical Center and the University of Washington, was the Lester R. Dragstedt Visiting…

UF surgeons among national leaders in endovascular aortic disease repairs

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 open surgery. “Most of our procedures are performed through small incisions — about one centimeter — in…

UF vascular surgeons hold first meeting of statewide study group

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 Oct. 27 at Shands at UF. Led by Adam W. Beck, M.D., a UF assistant professor of surgery, the…