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Welcome to General Surgery

Division of General Surgery

Welcome to the division of general surgery.

UF surgeons and surgical oncologists are highly trained in their practice areas and offer exceptional, quality care through colorectal surgery, acute care surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery, gastroesophageal and bariatric surgery, breast surgery, endocrine surgery and surgical treatment of melanoma and sarcoma.

Please click the "patient care" menu above to learn about treatments our surgeons offer.

News & Events

UF Health Cancer Center named Center of Excellence by health department, governor’s office

March 24, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health have recognized the University of Florida Health Cancer Center, with locations in Gainesville and Orlando, as a state-designated Cancer Center of...

Chairman of UF department of surgery takes on national roles with surgical journal, American College of Surgeons

Chairman of UF department of surgery takes on national roles with surgical journal, American College of Surgeons

March 20, 2015

University of Florida Health surgeon Kevin E. Behrns, M.D., chairman of the UF College of Medicine’s department of surgery and the Edward R. Woodward professor of surgery, has accepted roles...

Bariatric Care Team Hosts One-Mile Walk with Patients

Bariatric Care Team Hosts One-Mile Walk with Patients

February 16, 2015

Recently, the bariatric care team at UF Health hosted a one-mile walk with weight loss surgery patients. Kfir Ben-David, M.D., UF Health’s director of bariatric surgery and an associate professor,...