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Vascular Surgery And Endovascular Therapy

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…

UF vascular surgeon awarded international visiting professorship

University of Florida vascular surgeon Peter R. Nelson, MD, MS, speaks this month in Australia as the Association for Academic Surgery’s international visiting professor. The professorship award is part of a leadership exchange program between the AAS and the Younger Fellows Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Nelson,…

UF vascular surgeon to evaluate dialysis access mechanisms

A University of Florida vascular surgeon has received a $1.1 million five-year National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate a common surgical procedure, called an arm fistula, used to create access sites for patients needing hemodialysis.