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Welcome to Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

UF thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons provide the latest in surgical care, including advanced, leading-edge and minimally invasive procedures at Shands at UF medical center in Gainesville. They are at the forefront of research initiatives to further improve patient care and quality of life.

In the 2010-2011 edition of America’s Best Hospitals, published by U.S. News & World Report, heart care and heart surgery at Shands at UF ranked the highest among Florida hospitals and 32nd nationwide. UF surgeons offer the full spectrum of care from routine cardiac surgical procedures to surgical care for complex patient cases.

Faculty members engage in outstanding basic science and clinical research, education of medical students and residents, local and national administrative leadership and thoughtful care of patients before, during and after surgery.

News & Events

UF Health breaks ground for new Heart & Vascular Hospital, Neuromedicine Hospital

January 23, 2015

University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will give rise to […]

UF Surgeons in the News – Gainesville Sun: Shands Children’s Hospital improves in national rankings

June 12, 2014

UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital rated high nationally in several specialties as U.S. News & World Report released its annual ranking of pediatric centers Tuesday. The hospital was...

UF Surgeons in the News – TV 20: Ventricular Assist Device Gives New Hope to Patients with Heart Failure

UF Surgeons in the News – TV 20: Ventricular Assist Device Gives New Hope to Patients with Heart Failure

February 27, 2014

February is American Heart Month. If you’re a patient waiting for a new heart, you’re in a race against the clock. Finding an organ match before time runs out is […]