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Welcome to Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy

The Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Florida is committed to providing the highest quality vascular surgical care, while training the next generation of premier vascular surgeons and engaging in research that will allow better understanding and treatment of vascular diseases in the future.

We manage all problems of the circulatory system (except those involving the heart and brain), from the simplest to the most complex, using both advanced surgical and non-surgical minimally-invasive techniques in one of the most comprehensive and best hospitals in the Southeast: Shands at UF.

News & Events

UF Health breaks ground for new Heart & Vascular Hospital, Neuromedicine Hospital

January 23, 2015

University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will give rise to […]

Two more vascular surgeons join UF department of surgery

Two more vascular surgeons join UF department of surgery

October 28, 2014

The UF department of surgery’s division of vascular surgery has welcomed two new surgeons. Javairiah Fatima, M.B., B.S., and Kristina Giles, M.D., are both assistant professors of surgery. Fatima...

UF surgeons elected to national medical honor society

March 17, 2014

Saleem Islam, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor of surgery in the department’s division of pediatric surgery, and Gabriela Velasquez, M.D., a fellow in the division of vascular surgery and...