Archive for the Patient Care Category
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 […]

Amanda Smith, Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, PET/CT scanner, neuroimaging

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute offers Amyvid brain imaging

Amyvid is the first and only FDA-approved diagnostic PET tracer for imaging beta amyloid plaques in the living brain Tampa, FL – (Sept. 5, 2012) The USF Health […]

Front Row Tampa Bay spotlight shines on USF Health

Creating a world-class healthcare facility in Tampa Bay. Leading research on how the power of genetics can help tailor treatments to specific individuals. Caring for the whole patient […]

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USF Health first to offer new care channels with Allscripts Electronic Health Records, powered by American Well [VIDEO]

Patients will have online access to care from virtually anywhere at any time Watch telehealth consultation demo  featuring USF Health’s Dr. Stephen Klasko CHICAGO – ACE 2012 (August 15, 2012) […]