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Surgery news at the College of Medicine

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.

Department of Defense grant to cover skin regeneration research by UF professor

By • Sep 27th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Surgery

Can a person’s own fat cells be used to help heal traumatic wounds and scarring? The Department of Defense has granted UF Health $1.2 million to find out.

UF surgeon receives award from the American College of Surgeons

By • Jul 3rd, 2013 • Category: Anesthesiology, Awards, Surgery

Dr. Lawrence Lottenberg, a key figure in the growth of Florida’s trauma system over the past three decades, received the Raymond H. Alexander Award from the Florida chapter of the American College of Surgeons in late May. Lottenberg, an associate professor of surgery and anesthesiology at UF Health, founded the Level 1 trauma center at UF Health Shands Hospital and has made numerous other significant contributions to surgery in the state of Florida.

UF&Shands transplant programs receive national honor

By • Oct 1st, 2012 • Category: Medicine, Staff, Surgery

Shands Transplant Center at UF is recognized by Health and Human Services in several categories of awards.

UF&Shands program that oxygenates blood outside the body named a Center of Excellence

By • Sep 18th, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous, Pediatrics, Surgery

The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization has bestowed its Award for Excellence in Life Support to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program at UF&Shands.

UF names Dr. Daniel Meldrum the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

By • Apr 2nd, 2012 • Category: Miscellaneous, Surgery

Dr. Daniel Meldrum is the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in the College of Medicine; he comes to UF from Indiana University.

Giving thanks for life after lung transplant

By • Nov 22nd, 2011 • Category: Department, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Surgery

The Shands at UF Lung Transplant Program celebrates the men and women who have received new life through lung transplantation at Shands at UF.

Department of surgery hosts lecture with Harvard distinguished professor

By • Nov 8th, 2011 • Category: Department, Miscellaneous, Surgery

Andrew L. Warshaw, M.D. from Harvard Medical School, will be speaking on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Annual Hugh A. Walters Humanism Award Announced

By • Apr 6th, 2011 • Category: Staff, Surgery

Dean Yamaguchi, M.D., was honored with the UF College of Medicine department of surgery’s Hugh A. Walters Humanism in Medicine Award.