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.
Thank you for choosing UF Health Surgical Specialists – Shands Hospital for your health care needs.
Our surgeons are faculty members at the University of Florida, expertly trained and board-certified in general surgery, colon and rectal surgery, pancreatic surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, transplantation surgery, critical care and trauma surgery. Our outpatient practice offers a wide array of surgical consultations and evaluations.
UF Health Surgical Specialists – Shands Hospital houses the following practices:
Conditions & Services
- Bariatric Surgery
- Biliary Cancer
- Biliary Surgery
- Breast Surgery
- Breast augmentation surgery
- Breast cancer
- Colorectal Surgery
- Colorectal polyps
- Congenital heart defect - corrective surgery
- Endocrine Surgery
- Gastroesophageal Cancer
- Gastroesophageal Surgery
- Heart transplant
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Limb Salvage Therapy
- Liver Cancer
- Liver Surgery
- Liver biopsy
- Liver cancer - hepatocellular carcinoma
- Lung surgery
- Lung transplant
- Pancreatic Surgery
- Pancreatic cancer
- Sarcoma Soft Tissue Cancer
- Trauma Surgery
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Surgical Specialists – Shands Hospital, please contact (352) 265-0535.
Pay your billconsult our billing section.
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.
UF Health is tobacco-free
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.