From January to March 2021, the lung transplant program at UF Health Shands Hospital performed more lung transplants to treat patients whose lungs had been damaged by COVID-19 than anywhere else in the United States, according to data from United Network for Organ Sharing.
After providing lifesaving care to COVID-19 patients, Jill Holker, a frontline ICU nurse from Utah became a patient herself.
A patient’s lungs were damaged beyond repair after he battled COVID-19. UF Health’s lung transplant team stepped up to help — and gave him another chance by performing the first post-virus transplant in the South.
How will COVID-19 impact global health efforts? Robin Petroze, M.D., M.P.H, discusses the impact of the pandemic on building a global surgery program.
UF Department of Surgery researchers discuss lessons learned from treating sepsis and their implications for COVID-19.
In a timely message, Dr. Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr. lends a surgeon’s perspective on the COVID-19 era, offering advice on how to lessen feelings of grief and despair in the face of the global pandemic. Click the button below to learn practical tips for strengthening resolve and maintaining a more…