Archive for the Surgery Category

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists
March 31, 2020

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely – and […]

New Facial Nerve Reconstruction Options
January 23, 2020

Our face makes the first impression on people, reflecting our feelings and emotions. It also holds vital functionality and sensory tools for breathing, seeing, smelling, and eating. Sudden weakness of […]

Medical Acronym Quiz – What is a PA?
January 7, 2020

The physician assistant (PA) is an essential part of the USF Health team. PAs care for patients every day, working closely with physicians, nurses, and other care providers across USF […]

Five Healthy Eating Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season
December 17, 2019

The holiday season whirlwind is upon us, a flurry of activities and engagements from holiday gatherings to shopping for presents. We feel time-pressed, and eating right can seem pointless with […]

Craven, Challenge and Caring Go Together
November 13, 2019

A special Southern family, the Craven’s, believe that everything happens for a reason. Inspired by Lew Craven’s mom, Margaret Craven McLaughlin, expressing empathy and putting others first is a family […]

The Road Back – Care Providers and Family Team Up
November 13, 2019

If you would like to start at the beginning of Lew Craven’s inspiring story, go to Craven, Challenge and Caring Go Together. “Lew has so much to live for, a […]

Make Time for Walking
October 9, 2019

It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and natural wonder, all while getting some regular exercise. According to the American […]

Team Care for Weight Loss
August 28, 2019

Feeling great about yourself, loving your reflection more every day – a life changing journey toward a healthier you. That’s the vision of weight-loss surgery through the eyes of the […]

A Healthier You with Weight Loss
August 28, 2019

They are looking to the future with optimism, knowing that their health will get better. It is reassuring for our patients. They are getting their life back. Many of us […]

Love Your Lymph Nodes too!
May 15, 2019

Life is full of possibilities and adventures to come.  Slowing down after beating breast cancer is NOT an option. Dr. Nicholas Panetta, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon for USF Health […]

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