News : 2011 : February

From left are Christopher J. Salgado, M.D.; Fahim A. Habib, M.D.; and Jose M. Martinez, M.D.

Department of Surgery Opens Hernia Center at UMHC

The Department of Surgery has opened a Hernia Center on the first floor of University of Miami Hospital and Clinics with a multidisciplinary team widely acclaimed for its diversity in hernia repair, variety of available procedures, comprehensive approach, and cutting-edge technology.

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From left, Steven Falcone, M.D., Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., Alan Livingstone, M.D., and Eduardo de Marchena, M.D.

Transplant Pioneer Gaetano Ciancio, M.D., Receives First UMMG Faculty Hero Award

When transplant surgeon Gaetano Ciancio rushed from the operating room to the transplant conference room last Thursday, just a tad late for his 3 p.m. meeting with the chairman of surgery, he was greeted by a room full of applauding colleagues and admirers.

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