Archive for the Patient Care Category

Dr. David Smith to lead newly established Department of Plastic Surgery

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s (MCOM) Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has become a freestanding Department of Plastic Surgery – a transition approved by the […]

Dr. Laurie Woodard among nine physicians honored by AAMC for outstanding contributions to academic medicine [video]

TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2017) — The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recognized University of South Florida (USF) physician Dr. Laurie Woodard for exemplifying qualities of […]

When age doesn’t matter: New model of care offers women greater expertise for fighting cancer

Brigitte Jenkins has more living to do. She is 80, has a full and loving family, and aims to reach her U.S. travel goal – she has visited […]

Fish Consumption Offers Same Protection in Preventing Childhood Asthma as Fish Oil Supplements

Tampa, Fla (October 30, 2017) – Pregnant women who consume fish rather than fish oil supplements are just as likely to protect their offspring from developing asthma. Researchers […]

Diagnosis of rare illness prompts global study led by USF- Johns Hopkins doctor

Oct. 26, 2017 — Jennifer Leiding, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist at Johns Hopkins All […]

Doctor discusses USF Health relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tampa, Fla.  (Oct. 17) — Back from last week’s trip to Puerto Rico, USF Health’s Dr. Asa Oxner discussed her recent experience treating patients and assessing critical medical […]

USF physicians earn spots on 2017-18 Best Doctors in America list

Once again, USF Health physicians fill the biennial Best Doctors in America® list, one of the largest ongoing peer physician polls in health care. This year, the local […]

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USF physicians donate supplies, treat patients in Puerto Rico

1,500 pounds of medications and supplies donated by USF Health were delivered Oct. 11 to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on a jet chartered by Tampa Bay Rays for a […]

Concussion Center opens, giving patients greater access to USF Health experts

USF Health has opened a new Concussion Center, offering health care providers across the Tampa Bay area with a facility dedicated to treating patients of all ages who […]

Dr. Thomas Rutherford practices superior medicine and patients recognize the difference

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]