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Surgery news at the College of Medicine

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.

Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients

By • Sep 10th, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, From the Lab, Medicine, Surgery

Researchers have found a correlation between insurance type and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that most often affects women in their 50s — often causing death or long-term impairment and disability.

Renowned expert in orthopedic medicine, founding member of College of Medicine, passes away

By • Jul 21st, 2014 • Category: Anesthesiology, Faculty Recognition, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Surgery

Renowned orthopedic medicine expert and founding faculty member Dr. William Enneking has passed away.

UF Health surgeon to receive national award for research contributions

By • Jul 1st, 2014 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Surgery

University of Florida Health surgeon Frederick A. Moore, M.D., a professor and chief of acute care surgery in the College of Medicine’s department of surgery, has been named the American College of Critical Care Medicine’s 2015 Distinguished Investigator.

Circumcisions in older boys and related costs skyrocket in Florida, UF Health study shows

By • Nov 13th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Surgery

Since the state of Florida defunded routine circumcisions in newborns, circumcisions in older boys and costs to the state have skyrocketed.