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Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical Director

Welcome to the home for Minimally Invasive Surgery Program offered by the Department of Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville. The program provides professional services at UF Health Jacksonville, a tertiary care teaching hospital serving northeast Florida and southeast Georgia.

The information contained on these pages is designed to provide a comprehensive view of minimally invasive surgery and contact information to answer any additional questions. Thank you for your interest and we hope you find our website interesting and informative.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Ziad T. Awad, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program

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