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Division of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery - Department of Surgery in the College of Medicine

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Welcome to Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

UF thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons provide the latest in surgical care, including advanced, leading-edge and minimally invasive procedures at Shands at UF medical center in Gainesville. They are at the forefront of research initiatives to further improve patient care and quality of life.

In the 2010-2011 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report, heart care and heart surgery at Shands at UF ranked the highest among Florida hospitals and 32nd nationwide. UF surgeons offer the full spectrum of care from routine cardiac surgical procedures to surgical care for complex patient cases.

Faculty members engage in outstanding basic science and clinical research, education of medical students and residents, local and national administrative leadership and thoughtful care of patients before, during and after surgery.

News & Events

In The News: UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals have hybrid ORs that allow for better patient care

November 6, 2017

Sunlight streams into the new UF Health Heart & Vascular and Neuromedicine hospitals through wall-to-wall windows. Artwork by locals like John Moran and hospital employees hang on the walls, and...

UF Health opens Heart & Vascular, Neuromedicine hospitals in December

November 6, 2017

UF Health will expand on its mission of patient-centered care when the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital begin treating patients in December.

University of Florida heart, surgery program at Halifax Health earns accreditation

October 23, 2017

The University of Florida Health Heart and Vascular Surgery Program at Halifax Health was granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vascular Testing...

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