Meet Our Faculty


Acute Care Surgery

Letitia E Bible
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Letitia E Bible M.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Amalia L Cochran
Department: MD-SURGERY-BURN/WOUND CLINIC

Amalia L Cochran M.D.

Clinical Professor & Interim Chief Of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
Phone: (352) 273-5667
Chasen Croft
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Chasen Croft MD, FACS

Clinical Associate Professor Of Surgery And Anesthesiology
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Ian R Driscoll
Department: MD-SURGERY-BURN/WOUND CLINIC

Ian R Driscoll MD, FACS

Associate Professor Of Surgery And Anesthesiology; Director, UF Health Shands Burn Center
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Philip A Efron
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Philip A Efron MD, FACS, FCCM

Professor; Director Of Sepsis And Critical Illness Research Center (SCIRC); Executive Director, Surgery, UF Health Critical Care Organization
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Liza F Laquian
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Liza F Laquian MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-9440
Tyler J Loftus
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Tyler J Loftus MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Rob Maile
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Rob Maile Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Alicia Mohr
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Alicia Mohr MD, FACS, FCCM

Edward R. Woodward Professor And Chief, Acute Care Surgery; Program Director Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Program; Associate Program Director Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Lyle L Moldawer
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Lyle L Moldawer PhD

Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0494
Andrea M Munden
Department: MD-SURGERY-BURN/WOUND CLINIC

Andrea M Munden M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5675
Irina M Murray Casanova
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Irina M Murray Casanova MD

Assistant Professor-VA Faculty
Phone: (352) 548-6202
Martin Rosenthal
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Martin Rosenthal MD, FACS

Director: UF Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Intestinal Rehab, UF Health , Chair UF Health Nutrition Committee, UF Health, President COM Faculty Council, UF Health
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Sara Scarlet
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Sara Scarlet MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor
R. Stephen Smith
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

R. Stephen Smith MD, RDMS, FACS

Professor; Advisor Halifax Trauma Program
Phone: (352) 273-5668
Jessica E Taylor
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Jessica E Taylor MD, MBA, FACS

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Ashley Thompson
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Ashley Thompson MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5670
Erin Vanzant
Department: MD-SURGERY-TRAUMA

Erin Vanzant MD

Assistant Professor And Associate Trauma Medical Director
Phone: (352) 273-5670

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Thomas E Read
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-COLORECTAL SURG

Thomas E Read MD, FACS, FASCRS

Cracchiolo Family Professor And Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Jeffrey Friedman
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-MINIM INVAS SURG

Jeffrey Friedman MD, FACS

Assistant Professor And Director, Bariatric Surgery
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Lindsey E Goldstein
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-COLORECTAL SURG

Lindsey E Goldstein MD, FACS, FASCRS

Assistant Professor-VA Faculty
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Crystal N Johnson-Mann
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-MINIM INVAS SURG

Crystal N Johnson-Mann MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Mazen Al-Mansour
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-MINIM INVAS SURG

Mazen Al-Mansour MBBS

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Johan Nordenstam
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-COLORECTAL SURG

Johan Nordenstam MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Krista P Terracina
Department: MD-SURGERY-GI-COLORECTAL SURG

Krista P Terracina MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535

Pediatric Surgery

Shawn D Larson
Department: MD-SURGERY-PEDIATRIC

Shawn D Larson MD, FACS

Associate Professor And Interim Chief
Phone: (352) 273-8761
Steven L Raymond
Department: MD-SURGERY-PEDIATRIC

Steven L Raymond MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 413-3815
Jaimar Rincon
Department: MD-SURGERY-PEDIATRIC

Jaimar Rincon PhD

Research Assistant Scientist
Phone: (352) 265-0494
Janice A Taylor
Department: MD-SURGERY-PEDIATRIC

Janice A Taylor MD, MEd

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 265-8800

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Amalia L Cochran
Department: MD-SURGERY-BURN/WOUND CLINIC

Amalia L Cochran M.D.

Clinical Professor & Interim Chief Of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
Phone: (352) 273-5667
Harvey W M Chim
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Harvey W M Chim MD, FACS

Professor
Phone: (352) 273-8670
Jessica Ching
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Jessica Ching MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-7257
Loretta M Coady-Fariborzian
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Loretta M Coady-Fariborzian MD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 273-8670
Kalyan C Dadireddy
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Kalyan C Dadireddy MD, MS, Mch

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-8670
Gary R Donath
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Gary R Donath MD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 265-8670
Bruce A Mast
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Bruce A Mast MD, FACS

Maurice J. Jurkiewicz Professor
Phone: (352) 273-8670
Ellen Satteson
Department: MD-SURGERY-PLASTIC

Ellen Satteson MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-8402
M. Brent Seagle
Department: MD-SURGERY

M. Brent Seagle MD

Associate Professor Emeritus
Phone: (352) 273-8670

Population Health Sciences

Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, MSc
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Dejana Braithwaite, PhD, MSc

Professor And Division Chief, Population Health Sciences; Associate Director For Population Sciences, UF Health Cancer Center
Phone: (352) 294-5822
Shama D Karanth
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Shama D Karanth

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-9390
Jae Jeong (JJ) Yang
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Jae Jeong (JJ) Yang PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-9965
Alex H Yoon
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Alex H Yoon PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 294-5845

Surgical Oncology

Steven J Hughes
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Steven J Hughes MD

Edward M. Copeland, III MD Professor And Chief, Surgical Oncology
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Edward M Copeland
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Edward M Copeland MD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Kevin E Behrns
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Kevin E Behrns

Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0622
Jennifer Fieber
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Jennifer Fieber M.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0169
Song Han
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Song Han PhD

Associate Research Scientist
Phone: (352) 273-7758
Francis 'Chip' D Moore
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Francis 'Chip' D Moore MD

Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Ibrahim Nassour
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Ibrahim Nassour MD, MSCS

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 594-5132
George A Sarosi
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

George A Sarosi MD

Robert H. Hux Professor And Director, Surgical Residency Program
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Bradley M Schmit
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Bradley M Schmit

VA Faculty
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Christiana M Shaw
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Christiana M Shaw MD

Clinical Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Aditya S Shirali
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Aditya S Shirali M.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0169
Lisa R Spiguel
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-BMSE

Lisa R Spiguel MD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0535
Ryan M Thomas
Department: MD-SURGERY-SURGONC-PBS

Ryan M Thomas MD

Associate Professor With Tenure
Phone: (352) 265-0535

Cardiovascular Surgery

Thomas M Beaver
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Thomas M Beaver MD, MPH

Grant And Shirle Herron Chair, Professor And Chief, Cardiovascular Surgery
Phone: (352) 273-5504
Mark S Bleiweis
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Mark S Bleiweis MD

William G. Lassiter Jr. And Aneice R. Lassiter Professor And Director, UF Health Congenital Heart Center
Phone: (352) 273-5422
Daniel S Demos
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Daniel S Demos MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5501
Kirsten Freeman
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Kirsten Freeman MD

Cardiovascular Surgeon
Phone: (352) 273-5493
Jeffrey P Jacobs
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Jeffrey P Jacobs MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP

Professor Of Surgery And Pediatrics
Eric I Jeng
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Eric I Jeng MD, MBA, FACS, FACC

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0916
Eddie W Manning
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Eddie W Manning MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 376-1611
Tomas D Martin
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Tomas D Martin MD

Professor And Director, UF Health Aortic Disease Center
Phone: (352) 265-5470
Giles J Peek
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Giles J Peek MD, FRCS CTh, FFICM, FELSO

Professor
Phone: (352) 273-7770
Emily K Plowman
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

Emily K Plowman Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FASHA

Professor, Department Of Surgery – Division Of Cardiovascular Surgery
Phone: (352) 273-8632
John R Spratt
Department: MD-SURGERY-TCV-CARDIOVASC

John R Spratt MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5501
Yuriy Stukov
Department: MD-COGNITAL HRT CTR EXCELLENCE

Yuriy Stukov

CLIN INSTRUCTOR
Phone: (352) 273-7770

Thoracic Surgery

Mindaugas Rackauskas
Department: MD-SURGERY-THORACIC

Mindaugas Rackauskas MD, PhD

Chief, Division Of Thoracic Surgery
Phone: (352) 265-5470
Olusola Oduntan
Department: MD-SURGERY-THORACIC

Olusola Oduntan MD, FACS, FCCP

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5501
William B Weir
Department: MD-SURGERY-THORACIC

William B Weir MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Transplantation & Hepatobiliary Surgery

Thiago Beduschi
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Thiago Beduschi MD

Chief Of The Division Of Transplantation And Hepatobiliary Surgery, Professor & Director, Abdominal Transplant Program
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Werviston De Faria
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Werviston De Faria MD

Assistant Professor Of Surgery
Phone: (352) 594-4111
Alp Demirag
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Alp Demirag MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Sergio Duarte
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Sergio Duarte PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 594-4111
Ashraf M El-Hinnawi
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Ashraf M El-Hinnawi MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 594-4111
Mark W Johnson
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Mark W Johnson MD, FACS

Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Rushi Shah
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Rushi Shah MD

Assistant Professor Of Surgery
Phone: (352) 594-4111
Abbas Shahmohammadi
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Abbas Shahmohammadi M.D.

Director Of Abdominal Transplant Critical Care, Assistant Professor Of Surgery
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Daiki Soma
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Daiki Soma MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0606
Georgios Vrakas
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Georgios Vrakas MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS

Program Director And Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 594-4111
Wen Y Xie
Department: MD-UROLOGY

Wen Y Xie MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-6815
Ali Zarrinpar
Department: MD-SURGERY-GEN-TRANSPLANT

Ali Zarrinpar MD, PhD

Professor
Phone: (352) 265-0606

Vascular Surgery

Martin R Back
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Martin R Back MD, FACS, RPVI

Professor And Chief, Vascular Surgery
Phone: (352) 273-5484
Scott A Berceli
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Scott A Berceli MD, PhD

Robert H. And Kathleen M. Axline Basic Science Professor And Vice Chair Of Research
Phone: (352) 548-6441
Michol A Cooper
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Michol A Cooper MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5484
Thomas S Huber
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Thomas S Huber MD, PhD

Edward R. Woodward Professor
Phone: (352) 265-9928
Benjamin N Jacobs
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Benjamin N Jacobs MD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-9169
Zhihua Jiang
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Zhihua Jiang MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 294-5689
Kerri A O'Malley
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Kerri A O'Malley PhD

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5318
Salvatore T Scali
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Salvatore T Scali MD, FACS, DFSVS, RPVI

Professor Of Surgery
Phone: (352) 376-1611
Samir K Shah
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Samir K Shah MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5484
Zain Shahid
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Zain Shahid MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (352) 273-5484
Ashish K Sharma
Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR

Ashish K Sharma MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 294-8660
Gilbert R Upchurch
Department: MD-SURGERY-CHAIRMAN

Gilbert R Upchurch MD

Professor And Edward M. Copeland, III And The Ann & Ira Horowitz Department Chair
Phone: (352) 265-0622