The Department of Surgery at the University of Florida
College of Medicine – Jacksonville offers inpatient and outpatient services
at several locations. Our faculty provide outstanding clinical care while educating
and training the next generation of physicians and surgeons. We work to expand knowledge
in our field through discovery and integration. Our vision is to be the region's most valued
surgical healthcare asset. We have the nation's best surgical care at your doorstep.
More details of the department's strategic vision is available here.
The Department of Surgery is home to 6 divisions: General Surgery and Surgical Oncology,
Acute Care Surgery (Trauma/Emergency General Surgery/Surgical Critical
Care/Surgical Psychology), Vascular, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Otolaryngology and Cardiothoracic Surgery.
We have world class programs in all of these areas providing high
quality care for the population of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia.
We have training programs in general surgery, surgical critical care
invasive surgery. Our trainees graduate with a high level of competence in all aspects
of their specialty.
Thank you for your interest in our department. It is my honor and privilege to lead
this talented group of surgeons, residents and staff. I invite you to explore our site
further by visiting our divisions. Please
contact us us with any additional questions.
Leigh A. Neumayer, M.D., M.B.A., M.S., F.A.C.S.
Chair, Department of Surgery
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Ziad T. Awad, MD, F.A.C.S.
Associate Chair, Clinical Operations; Chief, Division of General Surgery; Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program; Program Director, Advanced GI Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship
Marie L. Crandall, MD, MPH, FACS
Associate Chair, Research; Chief, Division of Acute Care Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency
Associate Chair, Educational and Faculty Affairs; Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery
Benny K. Tan, MB BCh BAO (MD)
Associate Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Medical Director, UF Health Jacksonville Center for Transgender Health
Cassandra Q. White, MD, FACS
Associate Chair, Quality
Associate Chair for Commmunity Outreach, Department of Surgery; Associate Director, Trauma One Flight Operations; Medical Director, Pediatrics Trauma