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Neurosurgeon removes spinal tumor, relieves patient of extreme numbness

Neurosurgeon removes spinal tumor, relieves patient of extreme numbness

Published: May 27, 2015


Unfortunately for Joseph Leroy, a walking cane had become his best friend. The weakness in his legs was too much to bear unassisted. He also experienced stints of leg and abdominal numbness, as well as left arm weakness.
UF Health home to first da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system in Northeast Florida

UF Health home to first da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system in Northeast Florida

Published: May 12, 2015


UF Health Jacksonville, one of the leaders in minimally invasive surgery in Northeast Florida, is proud to announce it is home to the latest robotic technology in the region. Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci Xi surgical system is now part of UF Health Jacksonville’s operating suites, bringing the very latest in health care to patients in the region.
UF Health cardiologist among national leaders on cholesterol awareness

UF Health cardiologist among national leaders on cholesterol awareness

Published: April 14, 2015


Gladys Velarde, MD, an associate professor of medicine in the cardiology division at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, is part of an esteemed group of experts looking to raise nationwide awareness about cholesterol.
John Baumann to be keynote speaker at UF Health Parkinson’s Symposium

John Baumann to be keynote speaker at UF Health Parkinson’s Symposium

Published: April 10, 2015


John Baumann started experiencing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in his late 30s. At the time, he was a successful attorney, on the faculty of the University of Louisville and a semi-professional softball player before Parkinson’s forced him to give up all of these activities that, at the time, he thought defined him as a person.

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Boy with autism wanders from home

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Free oral cancer screening

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