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 Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

UF Health Shands Hospital ranks among nation’s best in seven medical specialties

July 30, 2019

University of Florida Health Shands Hospital ranks among the nation’s elite in seven adult medical specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “Best Hospitals” report released...

UF Department of Surgery Faculty Promotions

July 1, 2019

Congratulations to Philip Efron, M.D., Shawn Larson, M.D., Janice Taylor, M.D., and Jose Trevino, M.D., who have been promoted within the UF College of Medicine. Philip Efron, Professor, Acute Care...

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

Resident Q&A: Tyler Loftus, MD

April 19, 2019

Tyler Loftus, MD Fifth-Year Surgery Resident Q: When and how did you first decide you wanted to be a doctor? A: I decided I wanted to be a doctor when […]