UF Health Surgery are pleased to report that our practices will be increasing in-person visits while continuing, in some cases, to offer telehealth visits. It is important to know that we have implemented a number of measures to safeguard the health of our patients, visitors and caregivers. Please visit coronavirus.ufhealth.org for the latest updates and information about safety measures being taken at UF Health.
Please contact your provider to schedule an appointment and they will determine if a telehealth visit is right for you. View our telehealth section for assistance in how to prepare for and connect to a scheduled appointment. If you still need assistance, please contact our office.
UF Health Surgical Specialists – Ocala Heath Brook offers the latest diagnosis and treatment options for patients with a variety of conditions, including diseases of the liver, biliary tree and pancreas, as well as endocrine diseases. Surgeons at Ocala Heath Brook are also skilled in treating a variety of cancers including pancreatic, colorectal, and thyroid. Specifically for colorectal cancer, surgeons offer the latest diagnosis and treatment options while also providing the full breadth of colon and rectal surgery. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons also specialize in minimally invasive treatments for these diseases, and can perform in-clinic biopsies with timely results. We also offer thoracic surgery consultations by our fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon. New to our practice, we now provide the latest treatment options for patients with minimally invasive gastrointestinal and bariatric surgical needs. They are expertly trained to provide patients with a full spectrum of specialty services in a convenient, state-of-the-art, and suitable manner.
Conditions & Services
- Anti-reflux surgery
- Bariatric Surgery
- Bile duct obstruction
- Colorectal cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Graves disease
- Hiatal hernia
- Inguinal hernia repair
- Interstitial lung disease
- Lung cancer
- Lung metastases
- Pancreatic abscess
- Pancreatic cancer
- Pleural effusion
- Primary hyperparathyroidism
- Thyroid cancer
- Toxic nodular goiter
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Surgical Specialists – Ocala Heath Brook, please contact (352) 355-1286.
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Shands hospitals and UF Physician practices accept insurance from numerous providers, including Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CIGNA, Humana, Capital Health, United Healthcare, Medicaid, and state and government services. For a full list of accepted plans visit our Insurance / Billing page.
Insurance acceptance varies between physicians and locations and is subject to change. To confirm that a specific physician will accept your insurance, please contact the practice using the telephone numbers listed at the top of the page. A representative will be happy to assist you.
Financial AssistancePatients who lack insurance coverage or are unable to pay their portion of the healthcare services they receive may qualify for financial assistance based upon their income level.
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Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.