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UF Health rectal cancer program earns national accreditation

Obtaining the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer’s stamp of approval is a group effort that requires the dedication of multidisciplinary teams to their work — and to their patients with rectal cancer. The three-year accreditation is granted only to those programs that are committed to providing the best possible…

World Sepsis Day

According to the Global Sepsis Alliance, 20% of deaths worldwide are associated with sepsis, making the disease a worldwide crisis.

Researchers leverage AI to identify sepsis within 12 hours

In a medical field like critical care, where time can mean life or death, a sepsis diagnosis is like the final buzzer. Each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 1.7 million adults in the U.S. develop the condition. Sepsis, the body’s exaggerated response to…

Name, MD/DO + any additional degrees: Brian Fazzone, MD  College/University: University of South Carolina Upstate  Medical School:…

Pavel Mazirka, MD

Name, MD/DO + any additional degrees: Pavel Mazirka, MD College/University: SUNY Stony Brook Medical School:  SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine Hometown:  Long Island, NY Clinical Interests: Colorectal surgery, education. What were you looking for in a residency program? ​A balanced academic and clinical experience.  Camaraderie. What are the strengths of the UF program? …

Chelsea Viscardi, MD

Name, MD/DO + any additional degrees: Chelsea Viscardi, MD College/University: Yale University   Medical School:  The Brody School of…