Cardio Vascular Surgeon

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

2019 Quality Hero Awards

2019 Quality Hero Awards

April 5, 2019

At the 2019 Heroes Recognition Dinner for Patient Safety and Quality Week, faculty, residents and staff were recognized for their attention to creating a safe and clean environment. UF Department...

UF Health performed Florida-record 70 lung transplants in 2018, maintaining excellent patient outcomes

March 6, 2019

UF Health’s stature as one of the nation’s leading lung transplant centers continued to grow in 2018 as its surgeons and supporting personnel performed a Florida-record 70 transplants, surpassing...

Procedure introduced by UF Health is shown to be durable and effective in Marfan syndrome patients with aortic root aneurysm

March 4, 2019

UF Health has been using the Florida Sleeve procedure and recently published encouraging short- and mid-term results from a cohort of patients with this problem.