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Welcome to the website for the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Division of Gastroenterology.

The division is dedicated to patient care, clinical research and teaching. It maintains an ACGME-accredited Gastroenterology Fellowship Program. All faculty members in the division are certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

This website is designed to provide a comprehensive view of our division. We hope you find this site both interesting and informative. We have included contact information if you have questions that are not answered on these pages.

News & Announcements

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Faith fuels patient's fight against breast cancer

10/24/2016

Virginia Palmer is thankful. She lives each day with deep gratitude that only comes from being pushed to the edge and not giving up. &l... [full story]

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Saving a lifesaver

3/10/2015

Dr. Joseph Tepas’ life changed the day he walked into Katie Caples’ hospital room. The 17-year-old looked like the pediatr... [full story]

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Women’s hearts really are more sensitive

3/9/2015

It sounds like a stereotype when someone says women’s hearts are more sensitive than men’s, but science is proving it&rsquo... [full story]

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Getting to know our nurses: Tara Balsamo

3/4/2015

Name: Tara Balsamo, MSN, RN, CCRN, TraumaOne UF Health: When did you realize you wanted to become a nurse and why? Balsamo: In... [full story]

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