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Kelly Spaulding retires after more than 30 years with Department of Anesthesiology Kelly Spaulding retires after more than 30 years with Department of Anesthesiology

Mar 23rd, 2022

Kelly Spaulding, who worked tirelessly to make our residents and fellows feel at home and serve our faculty, retired this March after more than 30 years with the Department of Anesthesiology. Kelly’s unparalleled event-planning skills, knowledge, and good cheer have been vital to the successful operations of the Anesthesiology Education Office and the department. Among…

Patrick Millan, M.D., joins the department Patrick Millan, M.D., joins the department

Mar 14th, 2022

Patrick Millan, M.D., joined us in March as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesia. He graduated from our Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship in June 2021 and has worked since at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center. Dr. Millan earned his medical degree from Florida State University and completed his anesthesiology…

Bruce Spiess, M.D., expert on patient blood management and cardiothoracic anesthesia, retires Bruce Spiess, M.D., expert on patient blood management and cardiothoracic anesthesia, retires

Mar 11th, 2022

Bruce Spiess, M.D., FAHA, a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and world-renowned expert on blood management who has been an ardent proponent of research, retired in early March after six years with the Department of Anesthesiology.

Vera Rehberg honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Award Vera Rehberg honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Award

Feb 21st, 2022

We are excited to announce that Vera Rehberg, administrative specialist II, has been honored with the 2021-22 UF Superior Accomplishment Award for her outstanding contributions to our department and institution. The Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize faculty and staff who have shown efficiency or economy in their work, contributed outstanding and meritorious service, or improved the…

Amir Jafari, D.O., joins department Amir Jafari, D.O., joins department

Feb 9th, 2022

Amir Jafari, D.O., joined us on Feb. 7 as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Multispecialty Anesthesia. He graduated from our Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship in June 2021 and has worked since then as an interventional pain physician at Pain Treatment Center in Ocala.  Dr. Jafari earned his medical degree from Midwestern…


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