University of Florida surgeons providing patient care at UF Health Jacksonville

Unrivaled Surgical Services

With our superior team of surgeons and support staff, our success rate is among the highest in the nation.

Medical education

Surgery Residency

Our department's five-year, ACGME-accredited surgery residency offers a broad range of surgical experiences.

University of Florida surgery residents  at UF Health Jacksonville.

Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Our one year fellowship offers training in advanced gastrointestinal surgical management and techniques.

University of Florida fellowship students training.

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

We offer a one-year, ACGME-accredited surgical critical care fellowship at a busy Level I trauma center.

University of Florida physicians in the emergency department at UF Health Jacksonville.

Medical Student Education

The department of surgery offers clerkship rotations for third- and fourth-year medical students.

University of Florida medical students


Patient Care

UF Health TraumaOne 35th Anniversary

When UF Health TraumaOne began in 1983, it was the first trauma program in the state of Florida. Today, it is still the only adult and pediatric Level I trauma program in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.

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Department News and Events

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News and Announcements

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  2. The journey from patient to researcher

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