Archive for the Surgery Category

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 […]

Innovation in Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair
January 31, 2019

Today, hernia repair surgeons are challenging themselves to use more minimally invasive or robotic surgical options with larger hernias. At the USF Health Hernia Center, a team of seven skilled […]

Obese teens find options with TGH+USF Health adolescent bariatric program
January 3, 2019

The obesity epidemic involves people of all ages, including the young. And just as eager as adults are to get their bodies back on track and avoid declining health and […]