Archive for the Surgery Category

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 […]

Connect. Appreciate. Respond. Empower.
April 26, 2019

There are special people in this world, who lift our spirits and care for us in ways that give us comfort. Our compassionate team of heath care providers connect with […]

Vascular Health 101
February 13, 2019

Vascular health is all about good blood flow. When a patient has obstructed blood flow, they can develop a range of vascular conditions from decreased circulation in limbs to blockages […]

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