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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

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Faith fuels patient's fight against breast cancer

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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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New strategy lowers surgical site infections

10/3/2016

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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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