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Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Published: August 12th, 2019

Congratulations to Andrea Riner, M.D., M.P.H., who has been selected to receive a Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research, or AACR. The award supports Dr. Riner’s attendance […]

Attention UF Health patients with BIOCELL® textured implants:

Published: August 6th, 2019

On July 24, 2019, Allergan voluntarily recalled unused BIOCELL® textured breast implant products. The recall is only for implants that have not been used in patients. At this time, the […]

Lisa Alexander and her horses

Back on the saddle

Published: August 5th, 2019

After recovering from a mastectomy, Lisa Alexander sought out UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center problem-solver, Bruce Mast, MD, FACS, to get back on the saddle.

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Harvey Chim, M.D., FACS, Appointed to 2019–2020 Visiting Professor Program

Published: July 31st, 2019

Harvey Chim, M.D., FACS, has been selected to serve as an American Society for Surgery of the Hand visiting professor for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. The ASSH is […]

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

Published: July 30th, 2019

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released today…

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UF Health Shands Hospital renovates intensive care unit for patients with burns and serious wounds

Published: July 26th, 2019

UF Health Shands Hospital will unveil a renovated intensive care unit for adult patients who require care for burns, severe skin disorders or serious wounds and for those requiring specialized […]

Newborn Baby with Cleft Lip

Clearing Up Everything Cleft and Craniofacial

Published: July 23rd, 2019

Jessica Ching, M.D., clears up some misconceptions and promotes a greater understanding of cleft lips and palates…

Chris' hand after surgery

Chris’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

Published: July 5th, 2019

After Chris lost his thumb and index finger, Harvey Chim, M.D., and the team at UF Health performed a life-changing operation that would enhance his quality of life…

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UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

Published: July 1st, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care […]

Kashen in a red wagon

Kashton’s Story

Published: June 20th, 2019

When a fall left Kashton with severe burns, UF Health pediatric surgeons provided the specialized care he needed to get back on his feet…