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Sometimes, a patient's injuries or condition are too severe for standard medicinal or rehabilitative treatment. When this happens, the patient may require surgery. Critical Care Surgery, also known as emergency surgery, concerns itself with critically injuries trauma patients that require immediate assistance.
Surgery may require the patient to stay in the hospital from one to several days or longer. However, with modern techniques and instruments, many surgeries today do not require the patient to stay overnight. Many times, the patient may be released the same day.
The goal for all UF Health surgeries is to provide a safe and comfortable experience while undergoing a surgery.
Emergency Room UF Health Shands Emergency Room / Trauma Center
Address:1515 SW Archer Road
Gainesville, Florida 32608