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.
Surgery news at the College of Medicine
Renowned orthopedic medicine expert and founding faculty member Dr. William Enneking has passed away.
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.
The Society of Teaching Scholars broke a record this year, honoring nine faculty inductees at the college’s 14th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Feb. 19.
Since the state of Florida defunded routine circumcisions in newborns, circumcisions in older boys and costs to the state have skyrocketed.
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.
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.
Shands Transplant Center at UF is recognized by Health and Human Services in several categories of awards.
The Extracorporeal Life Support Organization has bestowed its Award for Excellence in Life Support to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation program at UF&Shands.
Dr. Daniel Meldrum is the new chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in the College of Medicine; he comes to UF from Indiana University.