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Vascular Surgery And Endovascular Therapy

Eight UF surgeons included among country’s “top doctors”

Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ website show eight 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.

UF vascular surgeons form statewide study group

Surgeons in the UF division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy have created 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. Led by Adam W. Beck, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery…

Flynn elected chair of ACS board of governors

Dr. Timothy C. Flynn, senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the UF College of Medicine and chief medical officer for Shands at UF, now chairs the American College of Surgeons’ Board of Governors. Flynn, a UF vascular surgeon, was elected to the one-year leadership term during the organization’s…

Two aneurysm repairs help man remain active

When Frank Andrews learned he had a massive aneurysm in his lower abdomen in 2003, he called his son, a physician living in California and a graduate of University of Florida’s College of Medicine. His son, Robert J. Andrews, M.D., recommended Mr. Andrews travel from his hometown…

A double success

Ralph Johnson likes to take nature walks in his hometown of Hernando, Florida. But for a long time, medical problems made it difficult for him to enjoy his usual stroll. Johnson was plagued by “aching in the legs and (being) tired, not being able to walk long…

Climbing mountains

Terry Clark has suffered from painful and unsightly varicose veins in her legs for years. She called the veins “my mess.” The source of much “discomfort and pain,” varicose veins prevented Ms. Clark from doing many of the things she enjoys. Decades ago, Clark underwent several “vein…

Flynn named to leadership posts at UF, Shands

Dr. Timothy C. Flynn has been named senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Florida College of Medicine and chief medical officer for Shands at UF.

New chief of vascular surgery named

Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., who joined UF’s College of Medicine more than 15 years ago, is the new chief of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy in the department of surgery. He has served as interim chief since October, assuming the leadership role after the death of James M.

Devoted chief of vascular surgery passes away

Dr. James M. Seeger, professor and chief of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy, died Wednesday, Oct. 21. He was 62. Dr. Seeger, an internationally recognized leader in the field of vascular surgery, devoted his career to advancing patient care, educating future surgeons, and conducting research to solve medical and…