Archive for the Patient Care Category

Tampa’s UNDY 5000 5K Run/Walk to help benefit BRIDGE Clinic

A portion of the proceeds from this Saturday’s Undy 5000 5K Run/Walk in Tampa will help pay for potentially life-saving colonoscopy procedures for uninsured residents served by the USF Health BRIDGE Healthcare […]

Kathleen Armstrong, pediatric psychologist, USF Health Department of Pediatrics

USF pediatric psychologist suggests ways to help children cope during crisis

By Kathleen Armstrong, PhD, NCSP Most of us are in a state of disbelief because of the recent horrific events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. We […]

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Two-thirds of the local Best Doctors in America list are connected to this region’s only academic medical center: USF Health

This year, more USF Health physicians than ever are transforming the health care of residents throughout the Tampa Bay area, as the 2012 Best Doctors in America®  list clearly shows. Thirty-six […]

Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center, Robert Hauser, patient

Combining Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease expertise under one roof benefits research, patient care [VIDEO]

Earlier this year, the USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center moved from Harbourside Medical Tower on the Tampa General Hospital campus into its new home on the […]

USF center leads in research critical for developing new treatments to slow or stop Parkinson’s disease

The USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, established in 1986, treats patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, chorea and restless legs syndrome.  […]

Douglas Holt, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine

Dr. Douglas Holt tapped to lead Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine

Tampa, FL (Dec. 5, 2012) – Douglas A. Holt, MD, FACP, the Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine, has been named director of  the Division of Infectious Disease and […]

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Dr. Sinnott appointed chair of Department of Internal Medicine

The infectious diseases expert will lead the medical school’s largest department Tampa, FL (Nov. 28, 2012) – John T. Sinnott, MD, the James P. Cullison Professor of Medicine, […]

Jorge Marcet, colorectal surgeon

New option for colon cancer surgery integrates precision imaging

Combined with advanced robotics, the new imaging technology helps surgeons to selectively remove tumor and leave normal tissue intact Tampa, FL (Nov. 12, 2012) — Earlier this month at […]

Michael Albrink, general surgery

USF physician performs Tampa General’s first single-site robotic surgery

Dr. Michael Albrink, a general surgeon at  the University of South Florida, performed the first minimally invasive single-site robotic surgery at Tampa General Hospital on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.  […]

Mom and baby

USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) — A long-delayed dream came true  this […]