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Joseph J. Tepas III, M.D., FACS


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., FACS

News & Announcements

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New chair of surgery happy to return to UF

3/21/2016

D. Scott Lind, MD, FACS, is happy about returning to the University of Florida, though on a different campus and assuming a new role. L... [full story]

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Trauma patient Mark Taylor continues to progress following lifesaving care at UF Health Jacksonville

2/9/2016

Editor’s note: Mark Taylor was the patient honoree at the 2016 A Night for Heroes gala, an annual event that benefits UF Health T... [full story]

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UF Health Jacksonville Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Flight Program

8/28/2015

UF Health Jacksonville marked three decades of TraumaOne Flight Services today with a community celebration at the hospital’s 8th... [full story]

Upcoming Events

Aug 3

The State of the Department 2016

From 8:00 AM until 9:00 AM