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Robert Feezor, M.D.

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Biography

Dr. Robert Feezor is an assistant professor of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

His practice consists of open surgical and endovascular treatment of aortic pathology, peripheral and visceral occlusive disease, and dialysis access creation and maintenance.

After majoring in chemistry at Davidson College in North Carolina, he attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his general surgery residency at UF, during which he completed a National Institutes of Health-funded T32 Research Fellowship in Trauma and Burns. He served as administrative chief resident and then transitioned to the vascular surgery fellowship program.

Feezor has been on faculty since 2008 and is board-certified in general surgery and vascular surgery. He serves as the assistant program director in vascular surgery.

In addition to his clinical practice, Feezor is passionate about teaching students and residents. He was awarded the national Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching by the American College of Surgeons in 2005, the Hugh M. Hill Award for outstanding resident teacher in the College of Medicine in both 2005 and 2006, and the Department's Outstanding Faculty Award in 2010.

Education

Education

1995 Davidson College (Chemistry)

1999 Medical College of Virginia

1999-2006 General Surgery, University of Florida

2006-2008 Vascular Surgery, University of Florida

Postdoctoral Training

2001-2003 T-32 NIGMS Basic Science Training grant "Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy in Burns and Trauma"

Board Certifications

General Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Honors and Awards

American College of Surgeons Resident Educator of the Year (2005); American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Excellence in Research (2003); UF College of Medicine: Hugh Hill Award (2005, 2006); UF Department of Surgery: Outstanding Teaching Resident (2004, 2005, 2006); Alpha Omega Alpha; Chapman Society