UF Department of Surgery offers specialized training for physician assistants

The University of Florida is among a handful of educational institutions nationwide offering a specialized surgery residency for physician assistants, or PAs. “Students might graduate from physician assistant school and […]

Certain type of immune cells found in cancer and sepsis patients

A study led by the UF Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center suggests that certain types of immune cells found in cancer — myeloid-derived suppressor cells, or MDSCs — are […]

Juan Mira, M.D., receives quality and patient safety award

Juan Mira, M.D., a fourth-year general surgery resident at the UF College of Medicine, received the Lee Titsworth Housestaff Quality Award, presented the Heroes Recognition Dinner on March 14 as […]

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Welcome to the Department of Surgery

http://com-surgery-main.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/home-page-overview/surgery-hands-1_kiewel/ University of Florida surgeons provide comprehensive surgical care, offering advanced surgical techniques and a wide-range of minimally invasive and endovascular procedures. Caring for patients at Shands at UF, the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and Shands' outpatient surgery centers, UF surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary health-care team who collaborate to offer individualized patient care and the latest therapies. UF surgeons and scientists conduct research to improve surgical outcomes, advance treatments and expand knowledge about disease processes. They also train the surgical leaders of tomorrow.

Surgeons in the UF Department of Surgery specialize in:

Other UF surgical care: Neurosurgery, Urology, Gynecology, Orthopaedics

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make-a-gift More than ever, philanthropy is critical to our future. Private support has become an essential ingredient to achieving excellence in academic medicine through research, medical education and patient care. Giving to the University of Florida Department of Surgery is a meaningful way to contribute to the advancement of medicine, which will benefit generations to come. Your gifts will support the work of dedicated physicians who will, in turn, care for thousands of patients and families. Find out more about how you can help.

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Mauricio Pipkin, M.D., joins division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery

Apr 17th, 2017

Mauricio Pipkin, M.D., has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine as an assistant professor in the division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Pipkin earned his medical degree from […]

Scott Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., and Philip Efron, M.D., FACS, FCCM, named University Term Professors

Apr 14th, 2017

Two University of Florida Department of Surgery faculty have been named among the 2016-2017 University Term Professors through the UF College of Medicine. Scott A. Berceli, M.D., Ph.D., is a […]

Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., appointed to vascular surgery board

Apr 10th, 2017

Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chief of the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy in the UF College of Medicine, has been appointed to the Vascular […]

Ahsan Raza, MBBS, receives Hugh A. Walters Humanitarian Award

Apr 10th, 2017

Ahsan Raza, MBBS, a fifth-year general surgery resident, recently received the Hugh A. Walters Humanitarian Award. The University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery created the award to honor […]

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