Welcome to General Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Welcome to the division of general surgery.

UF surgeons and surgical oncologists are highly trained in their practice areas and offer exceptional, quality care through colorectal surgery, acute care surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery, gastroesophageal and bariatric surgery, breast surgery, endocrine surgery and surgical treatment of melanoma and sarcoma.

Please click the "patient care" menu above to learn about treatments our surgeons offer.

News & Events

UF College of Medicine approves designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center

May 18, 2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine has approved a designated Sepsis and Critical Illness Research Center. The center stems from a UF department of surgery-led initiative established in 2014...

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., joins UF College of Medicine’s division of transplantation surgery

May 12, 2017

Ali Zarrinpar, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the division of transplantation surgery in the University of Florida College of Medicine as an associate professor. Zarrinpar earned his medical degree from the...

Colorectal surgery protocol leads to decrease in length of stay, readmissions for ileostomy patients

May 11, 2017

A quality improvement initiative at UF Health Shands Hospital has led to a significant drop in the length of stay and readmissions among ileostomy patients. The intervention specifically targets...