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Expert, skilled, precise – USF Health surgeons are at the forefront for providing this region’s most advanced surgical expertise.   

As this region’s only academic medical center, we continually contribute to the future of health care by offering evidence-based practice, innovative approaches to surgery, and compassionate patient care.

Our board-certified physicians, in collaboration with other specialists, determine the best surgical approach for each patient to provide the best health outcome. USF Health surgeons provide a range of expertise in many local hospitals – primarily Tampa General Hospital, but also the James Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa and Bay Pines VA Hospital in the St. Petersburg area.

By connecting with USF Health Surgery, patients have access to the expertise they expect in a surgeon. 

Advancing science

The surgical team at USF Health is also dedicated to advancing biomedical knowledge, cutting-edge technologies, and new therapeutic breakthroughs. Our surgeons are heavily engaged in research that is taking scientific discoveries from the bench to the bedside and on to the greater population, with a constant focus on the evaluation of efficacy, efficiency and desire to remove barriers and disparities.

Our research is leading to new therapeutics and improved health in the following key areas of focus:

  • Injury
  • Inflammation and wound healing
  • Vascular biology
  • Cancer biology
  • Big data health care analytics


USF Health Making Life Better