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Among Twitter users, plastic surgery could benefit from rejuvenation

When it comes to Twitter, the term “plastic surgery” could use some rejuvenation. In one of the first and largest studies of its kind, a University of Florida Health surgeon and his colleagues analyzed more than 1 million Twitter posts to gauge the public’s sentiment toward plastic surgery…

James’ Story: Toe-to-Thumb Transfer

When James Eisel injured his hand, the team at UF Health Plastic Surgery and Aesthetics Center performed a unique procedure to help restore his quality of life…

Bruce Mast, M.D., Appointed to 2018-2019 Visiting Professor Program

Bruce Mast, M.D., has been selected to participate in the 2018-2019 Plastic Surgery Foundation Visiting Professors program. The foundation works with members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons to support research in plastic surgery, as well as emphasize the importance of bringing new ideas and procedures to all corners of the world. Dr. Mast…

Bonnie’s Breast Cancer Journey

Bonnie Green’s journey through breast cancer was mitigated by the support and expertise she received from UF Health plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Mark Leyngold and UF Health breast cancer surgeon, Dr. Lisa Spiguel. Our surgeons worked together to get Bonnie where she is today – a thriving, artistic and bubbly woman.

Jessica Ching, MD, Represents UF Health at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

Jessica A. Ching, MD, assistant professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, andLance Governale, MD, FAANS, FAAP, chief of pediatric neurosurgery and the L.D. Hupp Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics, will be presenting a talk on the latest developments in the diagnosis and management of head shape anomalies, representing UF Health at the 2018 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition.

Dr. Harvey Chim saves little girl’s leg

In the past, severe leg injuries would lead to amputations. However, with new surgical techniques, our board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Harvey Chim, is able to change lives. Learn about these procedures and hear from one of his patients.