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Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D.

Welcome to the website for the Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville. The division is administered between Wolfson Children's Hospital and UF Health Jacksonville.

Pediatric surgery provides support for the two Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Jacksonville, handling the myriad of surgical conditions that can affect infants born prematurely. The division also manages pediatric trauma in Jacksonville at the areas only Level I Trauma Center.

As you explore this site we hope that you find these pages both interesting and informative. Please contact us with any questions that are not answered on these pages.

Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D.
Associate Dean for Clinical Informatics; Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery; Chief Medical Information Officer, UF Health Jacksonville

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