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New Patients and Self Referrals: Please call our offices in Gainesville at (352) 273-6990 …or click here , to email us, telling us your name, phone number and a good […]


North Central Florida’s Highest Level of Comprehensive Stroke Care

The University of Florida Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center has earned national comprehensive stroke center certification from The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation. The UF Health Shands Comprehensive Stroke Center […]


PNET and Medulloblastoma Study

UF HEALTH CANCER CENTER RE-MATCH CLINICAL TRIAL UF IRB 128-2013 A research study for pediatric patients with Recurrent Medulloblastoma and Recurrent Cerebral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors (PNETs) Fast Facts Brochure Subject inclusion criteria: […]


Chairman’s Welcome

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida and Shands/UF Hospital – Welcome! Our department continues its long-standing legacy and unwavering […]

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2014 Progress Report: Synergy Improves Patient Outcomes

2014 Progress Report: Synergy Improves Patient Outcomes

Recent News

Achievements of UF Neurosurgery researcher Dr. Duane Mitchell recognized in several media outlets.

Recognition in prestigious international science journal “Nature”: Dendritic Cell Vaccines on the Move Tetanus toxoid and CCL3 improve dendritic cell vaccines in mice and glioblastoma patients   Recognition from the National […]

A one-two vaccine punch could leave brain tumors vulnerable to the immune system

A common booster vaccine could improve the effect of a vaccine aimed at treating a type of brain tumor, leading to improvement in patient survival, according to research published today […]

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta Visits and Reports

Dr Sanjay Gupta says “The Brain is probably the most important organ in our body.”  We agree as he looks to a UF neurosurgeon and neurologist to inform his story […]

A New Resource About Parkinson’s

From the New York Times July 28, 2014 –  Because more than a million Americans, most over 60, have Parkinson’s disease, and because a recent Harris Poll survey indicates that […]

Hyundai Grant for UF Researcher in Children’s Oncology

Since 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has been awarding innovative research projects at Children’s Oncology Group institutions across the country. Grant winning doctors and researchers are at the frontline of […]

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