UF plastic surgeon included among country’s “top doctors”

Published: August 17th, 2011

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Physician rankings on U.S. News & World Reports’ web site show that Bruce Mast, M.D., chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery, is one of eight UF Department of Surgery faculty members among the nation’s “top doctors,” as determined by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a well-known organization that rates health-care providers.

Mast; Kevin E. Behrns, M.D., chairman of the department of surgery and the Edward R. Woodward professor of surgery; Timothy C. Flynn, M.D., a professor of vascular surgery and an associate dean for the College of Medicine; Tomas D. Martin, M.D., a professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery;  and Edward D. Staples, M.D., an associate professor of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, are ranked in the top one percent of physicians in their specialties nationwide.

Thomas S. Huber, M.D., Ph.D., a professor and chief of UF’s division of vascular surgery; David Mozingo, M.D., a professor of acute care surgery and anesthesiology and director of Shands Burn Center; and David W. Kays, M.D., an associate professor and chief of the division of pediatric surgery, are ranked in the top 10 percent of physicians in their specialties.