Program Director's Welcome

Advanced Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
Image: Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Program Director
Image: Ruchir Puri, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), M.S., FACS
Ruchir Puri, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), M.S., FACS
Associate Program Director

Welcome to the Advanced Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program in the department of surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. Our 1-year program offers outstanding GI surgery training and is accredited by the Fellowship Council.

The information contained here is meant to provide a broad overview of our graduate medical education program and faculty. Feel free to contact us to help answer any additional questions you may have.

Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Chair, Clinical Operations and Quality; Chief, Division of General Surgery; Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program; Program Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Ruchir Puri, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), M.S., FACS
Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency; Associate Program Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville