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Surgery news at the College of Medicine

UF Health’s pediatric heart transplant program tops the nation in patient survival

By • Jan 31st, 2017 • Category: Miscellaneous, Pediatrics, Surgery

UF Health’s pediatric heart transplant team receives the highest rating for pediatric patients who have survived their first year after transplantation.

UF Health recognized for excellence in pancreatic cancer treatment

By • Oct 18th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Radiology, Surgery

The National Pancreas Foundation recently named UF Health as an NPF Center, a recognition for excellence in pancreatic cancer care and research.

UF College of Medicine names chief of the division of transplantation surgery

By • Jul 26th, 2016 • Category: Faculty Recognition, New Hires/Appointments, Surgery

Kenneth Andreoni, M.D., has been named the new chief of the division of transplantation surgery at the UF College of Medicine. He oversees the division’s kidney, liver and pancreas transplantation program.

AOA medical honor society inducts new members

By • Apr 22nd, 2016 • Category: Event, Medicine, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery

UF faculty, residents and students were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a banquet held March 17.

UF Health researchers will use grant to unravel ties that bind pancreatic diseases

By • Oct 20th, 2015 • Category: From the Lab, Medicine, Surgery

UF Health researchers have received a five-year, $2 million grant to study the interplay between pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and diabetes.

Department of surgery names new chief of pediatric surgery

By • Sep 29th, 2015 • Category: New Hires/Appointments, Surgery

The UF College of Medicine department of surgery has selected a new chief for division of pediatric surgery.

Embedded geriatrics consults mean healthier patients, according to UF Health study

By • May 15th, 2015 • Category: Aging and Geriatric Research, Surgery

When UF Health recruited doctors dedicated to taking care of older patients, those patients survived better and went home more often.

University of Florida Health breaks ground for new hospitals

By • Jan 23rd, 2015 • Category: Lead Story, Medicine, Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Surgery

New hospitals in 2018: UF Health broke ground on its two new hospitals, the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, on Jan. 23.