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Treats Adults and Children

Brian K Yorkgitis, DO, FACS

Surgical Critical Care Physician

Surgical Critical Care Physician

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About me

Brian Yorkgitis, D.O., is a University of Florida Associate Professor of Surgery and a board-certified acute care surgeon and ECMO physician at UF Health in Jacksonville. He also serves as Associate Chair for Community Outreach for the Department of Surgery; Associate Director of UF Health TraumaOne Flight Services; Medical Director of Pediatric Trauma and the PICU at UF Health Jacksonville; and Associate Medical Director of the Adult Trauma. Dr. Yorkgitis received his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his surgery residency in surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as a fellowship in surgical critical care at Harvard/Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Yorkgitis is the tactical physician for Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

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Top areas of exploration

  • Wounds and Injuries , 10 publications
  • Analgesics, Opioid , 8 publications
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating , 7 publications
  • Cervical Vertebrae , 5 publications

Research activity

66 publications

851 citations

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