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Cardiovascular Surgery

UF Health Shands implants first LVAD device of its kind in the Southeast

These days, batteries can power just about anything — smartphones, cars, and even your heart. Thanks to left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), patients who are in end-stage heart failure experience an improved quality of life — whether the surgically implanted device is a bridge to transplant for those…

UF Health introduces new era of cardiovascular medicine in Central Florida

University of Florida Health welcomes the cardiovascular and/or thoracic surgeons of Leesburg Ocala Heart Institute as the newest members of UF Health Physicians. Drs. R. Duane Cook, Robert J. Richardson and Karen S. Thompson  — the region’s most experienced cardiothoracic surgery specialists — have performed more…