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

Upcoming Events

  1. Mar 02

News and Announcements

  1. Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

    Fireworks are a fun way to celebrate the Fourth of July, but safety protocols need to be a priority for all those who decide to use them. Dr. Yorkgitis discusse...

  2. Colon Cancer Screenings Can’t Wait

    In general, people tend to avoid getting routine colonoscopies because they “feel fine” or “have no family history of colon cancer.” Thi...

  3. Neumayer selected as chair of surgery

    Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS, has been named the new chair of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. She will...