Archive for the Patient Care Category

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 […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

Innovative diagnostic tests let new USF Small Bowel Center stand out in region

USF Health has pooled this region’s best experts on gastroenterology, along with the specialty’s latest diagnostic and treatment options, and opened the Small Bowel/Lower GI Motility Center. Patients […]

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New youth clinic provides care for those at risk

  When Aaron Ho was younger, he never felt comfortable discussing his sexuality with a doctor. Now he realizes that discomfort may keep some teens and young adults […]

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USF Multiple Sclerosis Center part of new therapeutic landscape for patients

The same day that the University of South Florida celebrated the 20th anniversary of its USF Multiple Sclerosis Center, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new […]